Pre-Award Support

Institutional Programs Office (Okanagan)

Institutional Programs team manages federal, provincial and regional research awards, including the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF), and Western Economic Diversification Canada (WED).

Survive and Thrive Advanced Research Facility (STAR)

A research and development hub for UBC researchers who want to work collaboratively with other academic and industry partners to develop technologies, strategies and standards for application in defence, sport and health.

University Industry Liaison Office (UILO)

The University-Industry Liaison Office facilitates partnerships between researchers, industry, government and non-profit organizations, including relationship development, negotiating research contracts, and finding pathways for commercialization.

Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRSI)

The Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRSI) develops resources and support for Indigenous-led, community-engaged research.


UNIWeb¬†is an academic research network with CV management. It is a central repository for a researcher’s academic history. UNIWeb is a tool that gives researchers the ability to collaborate with colleagues in secure and private networks, streamline funding applications with Canadian Common CV (CCV) syncing capabilities, and manage and track the outputs of research groups and projects.

IT Infrastructure Consultation

Consultations on purchasing grant funded computing equipment and procurement of equipment. Advice can be provided on available shared digital research infrastructure (i.e. core facilities, data sets, etc.) and software licenses.

Research Lab Environment Support

Specialized technical support for faculty researchers in a research environment including software install, equipment configuration and deployment, and generalized support for technical issues.

Solutions and Systems Architecture Support

Assistance in developing hardware, software, and workflow solutions to support research outcomes.

Biohazardous Materials Application (Biosafety Certification)

Consultation service on the application process for all facilities that involve biohazardous materials. Applications are to be reviewed and approved by the UBC Biosafety Committee prior to the start of the research project.

Research Information Services (RISe)

Research Information Services (RISe) is an online research administration tool that allows researchers to interact with their research teams, administrators, and reviewers. RISe also allows researchers to submit and access their ethics applications.