SBME Propels: Innovation & Partnerships

Learn the value and impact of partnerships, and how to start building them.

Register for sessions in this stream below.

2022-2023 SESSIONS: INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIPS


Identifying, Approaching, and Securing a Partner

TOPICS: Overview of UBC’s resources to support partnered research; value of external partners, value to partners; identifying potential synergies and crafting a value proposition

WHEN: October 19th | 12-1pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS


Getting Your Ideas into Practice

TOPICS: Technology transfer, company creation, knowledge exchange; presented by a panel of researchers who have taken each path

WHEN: October 26, 12-1pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS


Company Creation 101

TOPICS: Identifying the problem you seek to address; competitive analysis and target market considerations; pitching your compelling story.

This session will include a live pitching session where you can workshop and receive feedback from experts from e@UBC. If you would like to get involved, please reach out to Danielle Walker

WHEN: February 15th  12-2pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • Sean Lumb (e@UBC Director)
  • Pitching Ventures (TBA) – Applications Open

Investing in Innovations

TOPICS: Government funds, Angel investors, VC, corporate partnering/investing; incubators and accelerators. This 2hr session will combine an investment panel, pitching, and networking event.

* Please note: the pitching competition will only be open to those who participated in the Feb 15th live pitching workshop.

WHEN: TBD 4-6 pm PT (in-person)

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS