About Us

Our vision

To establish Simon Fraser University as the go-to university for industry, communities and researchers working to solve global issues.

Our mission

To disseminate transformative SFU ideas for the benefit of society by facilitating dialogue with stakeholders across academia, industry, communities and government.

Our values

Collaboration
Promoting interdisciplinary approaches, internally and externally.

Research mobilization
Proactive management of intellectual property that will impact our society including policy-makers, civil society leaders, and the community.

Promotion of research excellence
Providing education, new approaches, opportunities, encouragement and support to the community of researchers.

Industry Engagement receives ongoing support for its activities from SFU, including support from the IDC program of the federal granting councils.  

Our team

Our team of entrepreneurs, intellectual property and legal specialists, and business experts helps SFU research solve real-world problems.