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Give your tech venture the time and space to fully develop and succeed.

Access industry mentors and our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence to guide you on your startup journey.

Immerse yourself in a peer community in which ventures help one another succeed.

HATCH is here to advance entrepreneurial innovations developed by the UBC community.

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UBC and HATCH

“ExcelSense believes e@UBC and HATCH, through their support, play an absolutely key role in venture building… nurturing useful innovation, creating fulfilling jobs, and in turn, contributing to the Canadian economy.”

– Nima Nabavi, CEO, ExcelSense Technologies

GREAT
COMPANIES ARE
BUILT AT HATCH.

BE ONE OF THEM.

2017/2018 COHORT

Aeriosense provides UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) automation software to organizations involved in inspection of electric power lines.

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Anomotion’s Motion Composer provides artificial intelligence-based natural motion technology to produce the most realistic character motion on the market today.

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Cambridge Energy Partners is making distributed solar energy more affordable and accessible to industrial operations globally, commercializing the world’s first large-scale solar energy system that is modular, redeployable, and tracks the sun.

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Carbonet’s proprietary water purification process can efficiently remove a broad spectrum of contaminants from water.

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Embrace Orthopaedics is developing technologies that enable active individuals to rehabilitate joint injuries more effectively, allowing them to engage in activity without the limitations of joint pain.

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Mazdis’ secure automated bicycle parking system decreases building construction cost, optimizes land usage, and eliminates theft while providing more efficient bicycle parking experience.

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Pathonix is revolutionizing the way athletes train and perform by using textile-integrated sensors to provide real-time insights into what is happening in their muscles.

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UmbraCity brings rainy communities to life and creates a more livable, sustainable, and sharable world. UmbraCity is a network of smart, automated umbrella rental kiosks, allowing users to borrow umbrellas when needed, and return at anytime.

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2016/2017 COHORT

Acuva Technologies Acuva develops portable water purification systems that employ novel low-power UV- LED.

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ExcelSense Technologies allows industrial optics such as cameras to self-clean in harsh industrial environments.

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lIlusense’s ultra-high resolution, laser-based internal oil and gas pipeline inspection technology can identify pinhole leaks for proactive maintenance.

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LET’S is developing a long-range wireless server that provides web-based resources in developing communities without internet connectivity.

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Microdermics’ hollow microneedle platform provides a reliable, painless, and cost- effective means of delivering therapeutics and vaccines.

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Sonic Incytes is developing portable ultrasound imaging technology for the diagnosis of liver disease.

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HATCH Affiliates

AVA Technologies is a food technology startup that makes electronic micro-gardens for home and commercial use.

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Mangrove Water Technologies converts carbon dioxide and saline waste-water into high value oil and gas field chemicals and re-usable water.

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ORBITLESS  is the first novel drivetrain technology in generations and can be used in applications from Motion Control, Robotics, Electric vehicles, Wind Power or really anywhere gear motors are used. We work with leading innovative gearhead, power transmission, and gearmotor companies that are looking to maintain their competitive edge.

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Tesseraz is creating a proprietary process to produce a clear, structural polymer composite material that could be used as a glass window replacement.

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Vesalius Cardiovascular is a biomedical research and development corporation, focusing on the treatment of structural heart disease, specifically mitral valve disease causing mitral regurgitation.

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Vital Mechanics Research simulates the behaviour of skin-like materials, and soft tissues that move in close contact.

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HATCH Affiliates Participants

A&K Robotics is creating a robotic navigation platform for use in indoor environments where GPS and other autonomous navigation systems cannot work.

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Moovee Innovations leverages data communications to enhance transportation safety, for both autonomous and conventional vehicles.

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YodelUP

YodelUP provides peace of mind and easy group communication while eliminating disruptions. With an initial focus on snow-sports, the first product is a device worn on a glove or mitten, allowing skiers and snowboarders to stay connected to their friends, devices and apps through their glove with their phone safely stored in their pocket.

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