Practices & Innovations

Innovation Boulevard

Contributor: Surrey (City)
Year: 2015
Category: Partnerships
Award Details: UBCM Excellence Award Nominee - Partnerships
Short Description:
Innovation Boulevard (IB) is an agile partnership of health, business, higher education and government creating new health technologies to improve peoples' lives. Our shared vision is to:  1. Grow companies in the health technology sector. 2. Implement intelligent solutions in the health care system. 3. Attract talented clinicians and researchers 4. Improve health outcomes for patients  Innovation Boulevard enables health care innovation by providing access for companies and researchers to the hospital and healthcare professionals. For example, a company can speak directly with a doctor to validate or refine a technology idea.  IB achieved significant accomplishments in its first two years including creating 70 new research projects with $1.5M in funding, building four new embedded labs with $15M in funding, attracting 9 new companies to Surrey and commercializing its first new heath technology. 
Last Reviewed: August 13, 2016, 11:45 am