UBC Starts C$1M Genomics Entrepreneurship Project | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of British Columbia will use around C$1 million (US$991,000) to fund a pilot program that will help Canadian genomics scientists commercialize their innovations in forestry, natural resources, and the environment.

Genome Canada provided 50 percent of the funding for the Genomics Research Entrepreneurship to Accelerate Translation (GREAT) program, while Genome BC and UBC split the bill for the other half of the funding evenly.

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