Full list of Spin-off Companies

UBC spin-offs are companies formed to commercialize UBC discoveries, fund research at UBC in order to develop technology that will be licensed by the company, or provide a service which was originally offered through an existing UBC department or unit.

The following list includes UBC spin-off companies regardless of  current legal status (i.e. early stage, active, inactive, closed, merged or acquired). Current company names are used, and acquisitions and mergers are indicated.

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FY 2010-2017

2017

BC

Physical Science

Planar Motor Inc.

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

ISIT Technologies Inc.

BC

Information Technology

BC

Life Science

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

US

Physical Science

Meteia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

US

Life Science

Qingdao Primedicine Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

China

Life Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

Interactive Health International Ltd.

BC

Life Science

UK

Physical Science

2016

Sonic Incytes (Formerly Clarisen)

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

CanHealth International

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

Vital Mechanics Research Inc.

BC

IT

BC

Life Science

PrevThro Pharmaceuticals

BC

Life Science

Acuva Technologies Inc. (formerly Purus Technology)

BC

Physical Science

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

2015

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

 

Life Science

US

Life Science

BC

IT

BC

Life Science

2014

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Physical Science

2013

BC

Life Science

BC

Physical Science

LIVES Mobile Corp.

BC

IT

BC

Life Science

2012

BC

Life Science

california

Life Science

Traumis inc

BC

Life Science

2011

BC

Life Science

Cripton Technologies Inc

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

Innovative Food Solutions

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

BC

Physical Science

Valocor Therapeutics (acquired by Dermira)

BC

Life Science

Veridae Systems (acquired by Tetronix)

BC

IT

2010

Acuitas Therapeutics (formerly AlCana Technologies)

BC

Life Science

Cloudburst (acquired by Google)

BC

IT

FY 2000-2009

2009

BioAmps

CO

Life Science

CA

Life Science

Dike Beerveer

Netherlands

Life Science

BC

Life Science

ModiViz Business Systems Modeling Solutions Inc.

BC

IT

BC

Life Science

Westbay Aquaculture

BC

Life Science

2008

BC

Life Science

BC

Info Tech

BC

Life Science

BC

Info Tech

Stratford Pharmaceuticals

BC

Life Science

2007

Ecaffeinated Systems Inc.

BC

Physical Science

P2P Health Systems

ON

Info Tech

Pacific Therapeutics Inc.

BC

Life Science

Smartforms Software Inc.

BC

Info Tech

2006

BC

Physical Science

2005

CLEAR Display Technologies

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

2004

BC

Life Science

2003

GeneXyn Pharmaceuticals

BC

Life Science

IMC Interactive Medical Curriculum Inc.

BC

Info Tech

Shaw Neural Dynamics Inc.

BC

Life Science

BC

Physical Science

2002

ARC Pharmaceuticals Inc.

BC

Life Science

Cameleon Controls

BC

Physical Science

Inimex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

BC

Life Science

Plantco

BC

Life Science

2001

5 Cent Farms

BC

Life Science

E-Centsia Systems Inc.

BC

Info Tech

Galian Photonics Inc. (formerly BandGap Photonics, Inc.)

BC

Physical Science

InPhoGene Biocom Inc.

BC

Life Science

Nutri Add Products Inc.

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

StrongWood Project Inc.

BC

Physical Science

Vector12, Corp.

BC

Physical Science

Vinifera Wine Genomics Inc.

BC

Life Science

BC

Info Tech

Woodflow Systems Corp.

BC

Info Tech

2000

Chemokine Therapeutics Corp.

BC

Life Science

CV Molecular Technologies

BC

Life Science

BC

Info Tech

InteromeX Biopharmaceuticals

BC

Life Science

Neuro Therapeutics Inc.

BC

Life Science

1990's

1999

HDR Light Systems, Inc.

BC

Physical Science

Pacific Clinical Trials Corporation

BC

Life Science

WaveMakers Research Inc. (acquired by Harman International - 2003)

BC

Info Tech

1998

Active Pass Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

BC

Life Science

CyberActive Technologies (acquired by MedBroadcast)

BC

Info Tech

Medalta Advanced Ceramics Company Ltd.

AB

Physical Science

NxtPhase Corporation (formerly Carmanah Engineering) (acquired by Beacon Power Corp - April 2005)

BC

Physical Science

BC

Life Science

Urodynamix Technologies Ltd. (formerly MDX Medical Inc.)

BC

Physical Science

1997

Pureplus Extracts Inc.

BC

Life Science

WebCT Educational Technologies Corporation (aquired by WebCT -1999, subsequently acquired by Blackboard)

BC

Info Tech

1996

NewCIM Technologies Corporation

BC

Physical Science

TerraGen Discovery Inc. (acquired by Cubist Pharmaceuticals - 2000)

BC

Life Science

Tinamou International Investments Ltd.

BC

Life Science

1995

Golden Crane Software Ltd.

BC

Info Tech

Mercury Mirror Corporation

BC

Physical Science

NeuroMed Technologies Inc.

BC

Life Science

NeuroVir Therapeutics Inc. (acquired by MediGene - 2000)

CA

Life Science

1994

ARP Software Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

Cimprovisor Hightech Industries Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

BC

Physical Science

Quantum Innovations Inc.

BC

Physical Science

RabbitHutch Biotechnology Corporation

BC

Life Science

TechNexus International Corp.

BC

Info Tech

1993

Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.

BC

Life Science

ImmGenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (acquired by Abgenix - 2000)

BC

Life Science

International Compu Research, Inc.

CA

Info Tech

Migenix Inc. (formerly know as Micrologix Biotech Inc.)

BC

Life Science

North American Advanced Materials Corp.

TN

Physical Science

Precision Biochemicals Inc.

BC

Life Science

TPC The Physics Company Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

Viridae Clinical Sciences Inc.

BC

Life Science

Ward Laboratories Inc.

BC

Physical Science

1992

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (formerly Synapse Technologies)

BC

Life Science

Gerex Inc.

BC

Life Science

Siocta Trade Information Services General Partnership

BC

Info Tech

Sonigistix Corporation

BC

Physical Science

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Formerly Inex Pharmaceuticals Corp.)

BC

Life Science

1991

ALDS Inc.

BC

Physical Science

Axelson & Kwok Research Associates Inc.

BC

Life Science

CCT Health Corporation

BC

Life Science

YK

Physical Science

ID Biomedical Corporation (aquired by GlaxoSmithKline - Dec 2005)

BC

Life Science

Immune Network Ltd.

BC

Life Science

Pacific Bio-Waste Recovery Society

BC

Life Science

1990

BC

Physical Science

Moli Energy (1990) Limited

BC

Physical Science

Newcom Radio Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

BC

Physical Science

Pre 1990

1989

Glucogenics Pharmaceuticals Inc.

BC

Life Science

LIST Foundation

BC

Info Tech

Microtran Power System Analysis Corporation

BC

Info Tech

Nova Ray Heating Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

Quantum Vision Corporation

BC

Physical Science

Vancouver Biotech Ltd.

BC

Life Science

1987

Frozya Industries Inc.

BC

Life Science

The Canadian Liposome Company Ltd.

BC

Life Science

1986

Agar Technologies Inc. (Acquired by Marine BioProducts)

BC

Life Science

Freshxtend Technologies Corp. (formerly Sunblush Technologies Corporation/Pacific Asia Technologies)

BC

Physical Science

Intrinsic Research & Development Inc.

BC

Life Science

Shape Technologies Inc.

BC

Physical Science

1985

Lipex Biomembranes, Inc (merged with Northern Lipids - 2000)

BC

Life Science

1984

Narod Geophysics Ltd.

BC

Physical Science

1983

Endev Consulting Limited

BC

Physical Science

Prescient NeuroPharma Inc. (formerly IGT Pharma)

BC

Life Science

TIR Systems Ltd. acquired by Philips

BC

Physical Science

1981

Corona Vacuum Coaters Inc.

BC

Physical Science

ITA Inverse Theory & Application Ltd. (acquired by Landmark Graphics)

AB

Info Tech

Lamorna Enterprises

BC

Life Science

BC

Life Science

1976