Discovery Parks

Vancouver, British Columbia
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Discovery Parks

Providing commercialization and research facilities for leading-edge technology companies in the business of improving the world we live in.

Discovery Parks builds commercialization and research facilities in British Columbia designed to provide adaptability, flexibility, security, sustainability, environmental control, and efficient circulation for technology companies. It operates The Commercialization Centre and The Generator for early-stage companies, strengthening the connection between business and innovation and is accessible to startups of all sizes. Offering a campus-style environment designed to meet the specific and unique requirements of the technology sector, Discovery Parks caters to post-secondary spin-off companies, small startups, and inter-provincial opportunities. 

  • Provides innovative, turn-key facilities for businesses of all sizes.
  • Most tenant companies were spun-off from post-secondary academic research.
  • Partners with BC Technology Industry Association to deliver mentoring to all tenants.
  • Has created more than 2 million square feet of space for technology companies ranging from single offices and small wet labs up to a 150,000 sq. ft. LEED Platinum information and data centre.

Park Information

  • Number of Companies
    50
  • Total Square Feet
    520,000
  • Number of Buildings
    2
  • Land Currently Available
    Varies depending on the opportunity
  • Affiliated Universities
    Simon Fraser University & BC Institute of Technology
  • Year Established
    1979
  • Number of Employees
    450
  • Technology Sector Focus
    ICT, Health & Life Sciences, Clean Tech