Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group

Research

Research Centres & Outreach

W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research

The W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research is building a new research focus on understanding innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems, including what makes a local ecosystem flourish with high innovation activity (such as classic clusters in Silicon Valley, Austin and Route 128).

It brings together thought leaders, policymakers and local talent to develop research capacity and resources on innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems.

Creative Destruction Lab - West

Creative Destruction Lab West is a seed-stage program designed to help science-based technology companies maximize their commercial impact and benefit to society.

Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing

The Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing (SauderS3i) aims to build intellectual and human capacity by linking knowledge with action to further the field of social innovation and impact investing. We provide technical support to impact investors and social entrepreneurs across Canada.

Industry Partners

Industry Partners BCTECH
Industry Partners BCIC
Industry Partners NVBC