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March 27, 2014 - Generator 4.0 Winners

Discovery Parks is pleased to announce the winners of the Generator Challenge 4.0 Competition. The Generator Challenge awards premium, turn-key workspace for 12 months to early-stage technology companies that demonstrate


November 21, 2013 - Generator Challenge Competition 2014-15

Technology startup company in need of professional office space?  The Generator Challenge competition awards 12 months of free furnished office space to startups deemed most-likely to succeed and grow.  Application


May 24, 2013 - Discovery Foundation is now providing training and support to tech entrepreneurs in the Okanagan.

Discovery Foundation is now providing training and support to tech entrepreneurs in the Okanagan. A series of business seminars targeted to entrepreneurs from the technology sector is being offered tuition-free


May 2, 2013 - Sale of 887 Great Northern Way

Discovery Parks is very pleased to report the sale of the Discovery Parks Vancouver Building at 887 Great Northern Way to Dundee REIT at the beginning of April. Although Discovery


April 25, 2013 - High-Quality Clean Room with Support Lab and Mechanical Room Available to Lease

Discovery Parks is pleased to offer for lease an extremely high-quality clean room with support lab and associated mechanical room, collectively around 4000 sq ft.  The space was formerly a


February 15, 2013 - Generator Challenge 3.0 Winners

Announcement: Generator Challenge 3.0 Winners The Generator Challenge competition awards premium, turn-key workspace for 12 months to early-stage technology companies that demonstrate a high probability of success. This is a


November 5, 2012 - Generator Challenge Competition – now accepting submissions until December 14, 2012

Tech Startup looking for office space? Apply to the Generator Challenge – an annual competition for promising startups in the lifesciences and technology sectors where the award is furnished workspace at Discovery Parks Vancouver.


September 6, 2012 - 2012 WBT Innovation Marketplace Presenters Announced

Two of our Generator 2.0 tenants have been selected to present at the 2012 WBT Innovation Marketplace this October in San Diego. Our congrats to Shailah Interactive and viDA Therapeutics.


July 13, 2012 - Generator 2.0: ViewsIQ Success Story

Generator 2.0 Success Story: BCIT will be using ViewsIQ’s Panoptiq system as a teaching tool in their upcoming curriculum.


June 22, 2012 - New graduates of BCIT’s Entrepreneur Mentorship Program sponsored by Discovery Foundation

Discovery Foundation sponsored BCIT to deliver their Entrepreneur Mentorship Program. The graduation ceremony was held at Discovery Parks Vancouver on June 19th. Congratulations to all the graduates! We expect to see big things from this crowd!


June 22, 2012 - Concept Drawings of New Building

We have concept drawings of the proposed new building…


June 8, 2012 - Gerald McGavin, Donald Rix and TEFIII Buildings at the UBC Campus

Discovery Parks is pleased to report the successful transition of ownership and management of the UBC Buildings (Gerald McGavin, Donald Rix and TEFIII) to UBC Properties Trust.


June 8, 2012 - BCTIA’s Technology Impact Awards – June 14th

The BCTIA’s Technology Impact Awards are on June 14th. Our tenant and Generator 1.0 graduate Secodix is a finalist for the Start-up of the Year Award. We are so proud.


October 19, 2011 - Generator 2.0 Application Deadline Extended!

The Generator Challenge Awarding FREE premium, turn-key workspace to qualified technology companies. New Submission Deadline: Friday, October 21st at 5:00pm. For more information, visit www.generatorchallenge.com.


September 28, 2011 - Generator Challenge Open for Applications

Apply now for next year’s Generator – deadline October 19th, 2011. See the Generator Challenge website for full details www.generatorchallenge.com


September 2, 2011 - Generator Winners Driving Forward

Discovery Parks is thrilled with the progress being made by the inaugural Generator Challenge winners, who have now been in residence at Discovery Parks Vancouver for seven months. Recent developments


June 17, 2011 - Discovery Parks CEO Mark Betteridge is presented with the Bill Thompson Award at the BCTIA Technology Impact Awards

On June 9th 2011, nearly 1000 representatives from BC’s technology and business community came together at the state-of-the-art Vancouver Convention Centre to recognize British Columbia’s top technologies, companies and individuals.


May 30, 2011 - We have a Tenant Services Manager!

Stephanie Atkin joined us more than two months ago and has been quietly meeting our reason for being – our tenants. Stephanie brings a highly varied background in marketing, sales,


February 2, 2011 - Generator opens…!

By the end of today, our 8 new winners of the Generator Competition will be up and running. Check out our website for their details. Mixing mobile, medical device, biotech,


January 20, 2011 - Tenant Services Manager wanted!

Tenant Services Manager Discovery Parks The prime purpose of this position is to assist all of our tenants in meeting their needs and hopes to grow successful technology companies. The


January 3, 2011 - Generator to open by February 1 2011

Work is underway to create custom space for the winners of the competition. By February 1, all 8 companies will be running adajcent to the Commercialization Centre. Visitors are welcome,


December 20, 2010 - Generator Competition Names Vancouver’s Top Tech Contenders for 2011

Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver award eight top start-ups free tech-space 12.17.2010– Vancouver, BC – Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver announced the inaugural winners of the


December 1, 2010 - Generator Challenge Submissions

We have been deluged in high quality submissions for this competition. The evaluation committee has started work with the goal of making announcements at a major event on December 17th.


October 13, 2010 - Cafeteria Renovations

Over the next few weeks, you will see MAJOR changes to our Danz Cafeteria at Discovery Parks Vancouver. We are also completing a new Board Room, expandable meeting rooms, the


September 21, 2010 - BCTIA’s new venture services program – Centre4Growth is now up and running!

If you’re part of an emerging tech company looking for break-through successes to reach the next level, then the Centre4Growth’s CEO-in-Residence program is ideal for you.


August 11, 2010 - Cardiome Reports Second Quarter Results and Updates Guidance

Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, and updated guidance regarding the vernakalant (oral) development program.


June 3, 2010 - June 03 SOLEGEAR

POLYSOLE® Bioplastic is Market Ready


May 20, 2010 - Business in Vancouver

New business incubator promises to spin out 30 startups per year


April 26, 2010 - Lab Business Magazine

The Three Rs of Sustainable Lab Construction


April 7, 2010 - Bivinteractive.com

Cloud control growing for more businesses


March 26, 2010 - Siteselection.com

HSBC Sets Bar High with LEED-Platinum Achievement in British Columbia


March 17, 2010 - Buildipedia.com

When Building Green, Spend Money Where It Counts


March 10, 2010 - QLT

QLT announcess Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 results


January 12, 2010 - Vancouver Sun

HSBC opens software facility in Burnaby


January 12, 2010 - January 12 Discovery Parks

DiscoveryGreen awarded coveted LEED Platinum designation


November 25, 2009 - November 25 Discovery Parks

Discovery Parks earns Green Design Award in Real Estate Excellence


October 28, 2009 - October 28 Cardiome

Cardiome and Astellas Announce Initiation of Patient Enrollment in ACT 5 Trial


October 19, 2009 - October 19 Discovery Parks

Top International Knowledge Economy Minds to Meet in Vancouver


September 22, 2009 - Research Money

Is Canada becoming a one-RIM wonder?


September 17, 2009 - Business in Vancouver

Signs of life on False Creek Flats


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