We welcome partnerships with industry!

Contact Richard Sones to find out more about opportunities for collaboration, areas of expertise of our researchers, IP policies, and matching programs (NSERC, MITACS and others) that leverage funding.

Richard Sones,
Director, Industry Partnerships
Faculty of Applied Science, UBC
Office: 604 827 4850


Spin-offs Include

Aspect Biosystems

IonicMotion (spin-off, smart medical devices)

Maple Leaf Photonics




Industry/Institutional Partners

Aurora Biomedical

Aurora Nanodevices

B.C. Cancer Agency

B.C. Photonics Technological Corporation

Epod Industries (Supercapacitors, energy storage)

Genome B.C.


Premier Global (photosynthesis and solar power, energy storage, transparent electrodes)

Sunlogics (solar power)

St. Michael’s Hospital

Surrey Fire Department

Hevvy Pumps (actuator technology)

Vancouver General Hospital

Weir-Jones Group (sensor technology)