SBME Propels: Research Partnerships (2021-2022)

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

Register for sessions in this stream below.

*This is an archived page and will no longer be updated as of summer 2022. Visit our current SBME Propels series here.*

SBME would like to sincerely thank our partners, speakers, and attendees for making SBME Propels inaugural year a huge success!
A special thank you to our partners at e@UBC for their extensive support and partnership of the Propels Series.
We look forward to hosting another fantastic lineup of professional development programming this Fall. Please stay tuned for more information on SBME Propels 2022-23 season, all programming updates will be posted here shortly.


Why Partnered Research?

TOPICS: Introduction to series; value of external partners to research; value to partners; overview of UBC’s resources to support partnered research

WHEN: September 15th | 12-1pm PT


Partnering with Pharma, Biotech, and Venture Capital

TOPICS: The view from the other side—what industry partners are looking for, industry best-practices for successful collaborations, types of industry partnership structures.

WHEN: October 12th | 12-1pm PT


Identifying, Approaching, and Securing a Partner: Session 1

TOPICS: Types of external partners (industry, local & international, clinical, not-for-profit, communities); outreach strategies; identifying potential synergies and challenges researchers can address

WHEN: October 26th | 12-1pm PT


Identifying, Approaching, and Securing a Partner: Session 2

TOPICS: Crafting a value proposition and positioning the win-win

WHEN: December 8th | 12-1pm PT


UBC’s Policies and Procedures

TOPICS: UBC’s research and inventions policies; conducting intellectual property discussions; UBC’s research agreements process for partnered research project; understanding your collaborative research agreement; managing a collaboration with a UBC spin-off company

WHEN: January 25th | 12-1pm PT