In today’s consumerist economy, and an era of millennial convenience, not only is landfill waste increasing GHG emissions and contributing to climate change, it is also costing corporations and public institutions tens of thousands of dollars in hauling, disposal and auditing fees. Even the most innovative zero waste initiatives divert only up to 70% of landfill waste.
SFU Innovates Leader and SFU's Director of Entrepreneurship, Sarah Lubik describes Simon Fraser University's approach to innovation in Cambridge University Students' Union's Cambridge Strategies: Innovation 800.
SFU professor Farnak Farzan from the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering is leading cutting edge research in neuro-engineering, virtual reality and psychiatry to develop solutions to diagnose and develop recovery-focused treatments for youth struggling with addiction and mental health issues.
To say that Lucia Pecnikova has an insatiable thirst for knowledge is an understatement. Pecnikova, an academic advisor with SFU Student Services, is graduating with an SFU BA this month after completing 163 course credits instead of the required 120.
Cricket protein bars and water harvested from the air are some of the innovations that were showcased during the Governor General’s visit to Simon Fraser University’s VentureLabs® on June 1.
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston participated in a roundtable discussion with 25 early stage and experienced entrepreneurs and social innovators in technology, health, sports and food security.
On Friday, April 28, 2017, members of the business and innovation communities from both British Columbia and China alike gathered at the Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The UN-style conference structure of the Asia Pacific Hall emphasized the global network formed by those present, as part of the first Canada China Open Innovation Forum. Organized by SFU Innovates in partnership with VentureLabs