SFU VentureLabs accelerates science and technology-based new ventures.

We help companies who’ve found their product market fit become profitable, sustainable businesses—supporting them with the programs, mentoring, and services companies need most, when they need them most.


Apply for financial support to protect, manage, and leverage your intellectual property.

AccelerateIP supports hundreds of innovative startups in BC, Yukon, Nunavut, and Northwest Territories to grow and protect their ideas and intellectual assets.

Led by New Ventures BC and prime collaborator Innovate BC, along with a network of accelerators and incubators, the AccelerateIP program provides enhanced access to education, skills development, and financial support for protecting, managing, and leveraging your intellectual property.

AccelerateIP is offered through three streams of programming:

  1. Education and Awareness: Gain foundational IP training
  2. Strategy: Get 1:1 mentorship and up to $25,000 of eligible costs covered for legal strategy development
  3. Implementation: Access financial support to cover up to $60,000 of eligible legal implementation costs

Get in touch with us at accelerateip@venturelabs.ca to learn more about how VentureLabs can help.

Ready to get started? Apply now by clicking the button below.


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Supporting your company to succeed and entrepreneurs develop personal growth within the technology and innovation community.


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Take your venture to the next stage with a proven start-up approach and guidance in preparation to scale your business.


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Build your unique profile and development path to scale up successfully, with the right expertise and resources.

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