2017 Organizational Sponsor
The Pacific Health Innovation eXchange (PHIX) aims to inspire and facilitate system-wide change towards a more streamlined health care system. PHIX will advance health innovations -- ideas, devices and processes -- and help ensure the most efficient commercialization and implementation of research results. PHIX is a collaboration among Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and University of British Columbia. Learn more at phix.ca.
2017 Gold Sponsors
Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, agri-food, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC’s bioeconomy. In addition to research, entrepreneurship and commercialization programs, Genome BC is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of the life sciences among teachers, students and the general public. www.genomebc.ca
The UBC Faculty of Applied Science encompasses the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the School of Community and Regional Planning, the School of Nursing and all engineering activities at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. The Faculty strives to continuously improve the learning, research and professional practice experiences of those within its community and to create positive change in the world through the generation, professional embodiment and innovative application of new knowledge. Its mission is to provide an unparalleled research and learning environment in which creative minds work together to address today’s greatest challenges in service to society.
The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine advances research in health and spurs innovation in medical and health professional education. As a province-wide enterprise, our faculty members, learners, staff and alumni are activity involved in leading-edge research, education and community service in university and hospital campuses across B.C. Through collaboration with our partners, we strive to meet the demands of today and tomorrow by contributing to the health of individuals and communities, locally, nationally and internationally. For more information, visit med.ubc.ca or follow us on Twitter @UBCmedicine.