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How can I collaborate to achieve more?

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Accelerate your objectives by getting involved with UBC Applied Science.

Whatever the size and scale of your organization, there is a full range of ways to engage and to collaborate. Contact us to learn more!

  • INDUSTRY RESEARCH CHAIRS
    Champion and sponsor a specific faculty member to advance your company’s or the sector’s area of expertise to develop innovation, knowledge and future employees. Contact Industry Partnerships to learn more.
  • APPLIED RESEARCH CONSORTIUM
    Partner with other industry leaders and research experts to collaborate on specific applied outcome research innovation topics to advance understanding and solutions. Can also be a vehicle for championing educational objectives for a sector.  Contact Industry Partnerships to learn more.
  • APPLIED OUTCOME RESEARCH
    Leverage the tremendous investment in expertise and  infrastructure at UBC to gain valuable insight and knowledge to tackle existing problems and to generate new products/ solutions.  Often supported by matching government grants contact Industry Partnerships to learn more.
  • CAMPUS AS A LIVING LAB
    Showcase your company’s next innovation and  de-risk technical development via UBC’s Campus as Living Lab. Unique UBC opportunity to engage researchers and operations to implement and refine new solutions in a campus municipal environment.  Learn more.
  • AFFILIATES PROGRAM
    Participate with other companies and researchers in a specific topic area to share and develop knowledge to advance understanding. Contact Industry Partnerships to learn more.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS
    Make a difference through scholarships and other initiatives. Contact Development and Alumni Affairs to learn more.
  • GRADUATE RESEARCH INTERNS
    Get more research capacity in to your company by engaging a graduate intern. Several government programs provide matching financial support. Contact Schools and Departments to learn more.
  • CO-OPS
    Trial your future employees through the largest engineering school and Co-op program in Western Canada with campuses in Vancouver and the Okanagan. Both bachelor and master degree students participate.
  • entrepreneurship@UBC
    Get involved with the commercialization of research and/or student led innovations.  See entrepreneurship@UBC to learn more.
  • INDUSTRY ADVISORY BOARD
    Help shape the future of educational and research programs. Contact Schools and Departments to learn more.
  • 4TH YEAR CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT
    Unleash the energy of a senior team of students to work on one of your technical engineering projects. Typically open-ended design project with some implementation.  Contact Departments to learn more.
  • STRATEGIC RESEARCH
    Develop your leading edge by being involved in strategic research initiatives typically focused on more a fundamental understanding.  Involvement comes from providing guidance on the key questions to in-kind and/or direct financial support. Contact Industry Partnerships to learn more.
  • CONTRACT PROJECTS
    Contact us to leverage specialized equipment and capabilities at UBC.
  • GUEST LECTURER
    Share your experience with the next generation. Contact the Schools and Departments directly about participating.
  • INNOVATE & RESEARCH DAYS
    Learn more about some the exciting research taking place.  For example Innovate is a dialogue series that brings applied research to the community and provides a pathway for industry to partnership.