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UBCO – Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR) – Funding Announcement

October 14, 2014
Kelowna, British Columbia

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Minister Rempel announces a federal investment of over $3.8 million for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR).

Minister Michelle Rempel delivers the UBCO STAR funding.

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Minister Rempel announces a federal investment of over $3.8 million for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR).

Left to right: Ephraim Nowak, Student, UBCO; Dr. Homayoun Najjaran, Associate Professor of Engineering, UBCO; The Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country; Professor Deborah Buszard, UBC Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Principal and UBCO campus; The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification; Phil Lancaster, Founder and President, Helios Global Technologies; Dr. Gordon Binsted, Vice-Principal Research (pro tem), UBCO.

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Minister Rempel announces a federal investment of over $3.8 million for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR).

Minister Rempel talks with media about funding.

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced funding of $3,801,000 for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR). News Release >