Rahul Singh

Director, Innovation & Technology

Areas of expertise

  • Biotechnology
  • Genomics & Biological Engineering
  • Microbiology & Biochemistry
  • Agrifood and Natural Resources sectors

He can help you with

  • Partnership building
  • Research proposal development
  • Funding ideas for science and innovation
  • Assessment of Science & Technology for Commercialization

About Rahul

Rahul is passionate about advancing inventions and innovation to solve real-world challenges for our communities and the planet for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. For over 15 years, he has worked closely with the agriculture, agri-food and natural resources sectors, including forestry and mining, to support technology translation and commercialization via non-dilutive funding opportunities. Rahul joined BCCAI in 2023 to support small and medium enterprises adopting innovative agritech to advance their businesses, diversify revenue streams and address challenges due to the changing climate. He enjoys discussing cutting-edge science, engineering, and biotechnology and their social, economic, ethical and environmental impacts. Before joining SFU, he worked at Genome BC, UBC, and internationally in France and India. Rahul holds a PhD in Microbiology, a graduate certificate in invention 2 Innovation from SFU-Beedie and a mini-MBA from UBC-Sauder.

"Science and technology, whether engineering, computing, biological, data and so on, has advanced significantly, but it is critical that we make better and meaningful connections between technology providers and users. At BCCAI, we are committed to support such endeavours by working closely with all stakeholders and partners."

Rahul Singh