Business and industry

US Patent Provides Network Security
UVic Industry Partnerships announced US patent approval of technology created by Dr. Issa Traore (electrical and computer engineering) and his former PhD student Ahmed Awad Ahmed that allows computer behaviour to be monitored in such a decisive way that it can tell whether the person using it is authorized or not. Pictured: Dr. Issa Traore and Dr. Youssef Nakkabi, a senior scientist and programmer at Plurilock.

Infrastructure to support innovation

UVic has the experience and facilities to help our students and faculty put their great ideas and discoveries to work in our society.

UVic Industry Partnerships

Since 1992, UVic Industry Partnerships (formerly Innovation Development Corporation) has been linking UVic researchers and students with industry, government and community, transforming great ideas into commercially viable businesses.

Each year UVic IP helps negotiate hundreds of industry contracts, files dozens of patents and actively promotes UVic technology and expertise.

Vancouver Island Technology Park

By giving high-tech a place to grow, the UVic-owned Vancouver Island Technology Park (VITP) has helped transform Greater Victoria into the second largest technology centre in BC.

At VITP, emerging technology companies are linked with local, provincial, national and international resources, fostering an environment of collaborative development.