The Discovery Foundation announces the winners of the 2018 Technology Education Programs competition

February 19th, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 19, 2018: The Discovery Foundation, committed to the development and sustainability of the science and technology sector in BC, today announced the winners of their annual competition for Technology Education Programs. $300,000 in total will be awarded to 12 agents in three funding categories. “I was overwhelmed by the quality and […]


November 6th, 2017

Discovery Foundation is now accepting applications for TEP 2018 from industry organizations, educational institutions, or similar who are experienced in offering educational programs to technology entrepreneurs. Discovery Foundation is seeking partner Agents that can teach technology entrepreneurs the business skills and practices essential to grow world-scale BC-based businesses. Application deadline is December 15th, 2017 at […]

Discovery Foundation’s ADB3 Series delivered by ECUAD Living Labs

November 3rd, 2017

Discovery Foundation’s Art, Design, Business Speaker Series Hear the stories of six entrepreneurs, designers and tech pioneers who’ve put together wildly successful startups, worked with top companies, and developed new and incredible products and business models. This series of guest lectures brings together a phenomenal breadth of experience in entrepreneurship practices, with a focus on […]

ACETECH AND DISCOVERY FOUNDATION PRESENT: DISCOVERY FOUNDATION GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM: Leadership Effectiveness: The Trust Equation and Peer Coaching December 5th, 2017

November 3rd, 2017

Listening Skills, Open-Mindedness, Curiosity and Self-Awareness The innovation process involves considerable risk both for the organization and employees participating in the process. Challenging the status quo and existing assumptions can create backlash – creative ideas require more expansive, progressive thinking and are inherently more risky than incremental improvements. In an innovative organization, on the other […]

Discovery Foundation’s Venture Ready Workshop Series Oct 19th – Nov 16th

October 3rd, 2017

Launch your business. Grow your network. Discover alternative career-paths. The SBN and the Discovery Foundation have organized a free workshops series featuring the fundamentals of starting and building a new venture in the life sciences. Aimed primarily at budding entrepreneurs, life sciences researchers and those looking to explore alternative career paths, the workshops build awareness […]

Discovery Foundation GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM: One Page Strategic Plan Oct 5th delivered by ACETECH

October 2nd, 2017

The Most Effective Way to Plan and Get Plans Executed The One-Page Strategic Plan is a proven framework for management teams to integrate a disciplined approach to strategic thinking and execution planning. This simple yet powerful tool allows companies to edit their vision and strategy down to a single, action-oriented page. In just one day, […]

Discovery Foundation and Innovation Central Society present the Discovery Foundation’s Northern BC Tech Education Program: VR and 360 video seminar

September 27th, 2017

As part of Tech Week in Prince George,  Innovation Central Society presents the Discovery Foundation’s Northern BC Tech Education Program: VR & 360 Video Seminar. “Virtual reality and 360 video holds potential for application in many different businesses, and in different ways,” said Matt Hutcheon, executive director of ICS. “We’re hearing interest from our clients […]

Discovery Foundation’s Venture Ready Workshop Series

September 27th, 2017

Discovery Foundation and the SBN present “Venture Ready”, free workshops on: Pitching Starting your own business Keeping your business alive Investing into business Oct 19th – Nov 16th 2017 6pm-7:30pm at the BC Cancer Research Centre. More details to follow!

Discovery Foundation’s Building Biotech – Challenges & Opportunities in and out of Canada: Sept 28th

September 27th, 2017

The Discovery Foundation and the Student Biotechnology Network are delighted to kick off the 2017-2018 season with our annual Building Biotech Event on Sept 28th. This year, with Building Biotech: Challenges and Opportunities In and Out of Canada, we hope that the stories that are shared and ideas exchanged inspire you to continue to reach […]

Discovery Foundation Inclusive Pipeline Catalyst Program presents: the SCALE UP FROM START-UP SERIES

September 27th, 2017

Canada has recently launched an ambitious plan to drive national innovation and growth, a large part of which is reimagining and transforming the innovation ecosystem into an optimal place to not only start, but also scale companies to earn millions in revenue and employ thousands of Canadians. However, getting to scale takes many steps and […]