- The Goals
- SDG 1: No Poverty
- SDG 2: Zero Hunger
- SDG 3: Good health and well-being
- SDG 4: Quality education
- SDG 5: Gender equality
- SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
- SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy
- SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
- SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
- SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
- SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
- SDG 13: Climate action
- SDG 14: Life below water
- SDG 15: Life on land
- SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
- SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
A functioning and resilient infrastructure is the foundation of every successful community. To meet future challenges, our industries and infrastructure must be upgraded. For this, we need to promote innovative sustainable technologies and ensure equal and universal access to information and financial markets. This will bring prosperity, create jobs and make sure that we build stable and prosperous societies across the globe.
SFU Beedie School of Business' Innovation and Entrepreneurship program's training develops renewable competencies such as creativity and adaptability, team work and collaboration skills, communication and implementation—which prepare students for an employment landscape that is rapidly changing.
Invention to Innovation (i2I) is a unique and rewarding entrepreneurship program offered by the Beedie School of Business that helps scientists and engineers commercialize their inventions and overcome marketplace challenges.
Facts and Figures
- 8 courses relating to SDG 9, representing 1,196 students, offered between the 2018/19 and 2020/21 academic year
Surrey building nets LEED gold certification for leadership in sustainability
SFU has been recognized as a sustainability leader for its new building in Surrey. Opening in 2019 as the first phase of its Surrey campus expansion, the new building has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification—one of LEED’s highest ratings—in recognition of its sustainable design and operations.
The artificial intelligence (AI) robot “Oscar”, founded by two SFU Mechatronic Systems Engineering students, uses a display screen and powerful AI camera to identify recycling from trash and instruct users which bin to use when disposing of their waste.