Innovation + Knowledge Mobilization

SFU Innovates 

SFU Innovates is the university's award-winning innovation strategy with a mission to engage SFU researchers, staff and students with our communities and partners to solve societal challenges through innovation and entrepreneurship.

SFU is ranked as Canada’s number one university for innovation and is number two in the world for our entrepreneurial spirit (2023 World University Rankings for Innovation). The rankings measure how universities contribute to society and highlight creative and innovative approaches to university research and education.

About SFU Innovates

Knowledge Mobilization at SFU

SFU is committed to becoming a world leader in knowledge mobilization, building on a strong foundation of fundamental and applied research. From discovery to knowledge mobilization, SFU’s eight faculties are engaged in the full spectrum of research, building on a robust tradition of interdisciplinary investigation and collaboration. SFU’s commitment to engagement informs how we disseminate knowledge, and how we contribute to citizenship in local communities across Canada and around the world. 

SFU's Knowledge Mobilization Hub provides services and supports to SFU researchers across all three campuses.



Learn more about SFU Innovates, SFU Knowledge Mobilization and our other strategic initiatives on the SFU Research website