UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Fund Competition provides seed funding to support innovation projects on the Vancouver campus that address strategic sustainability priorities and embody the principles of a living lab.
Seed funding of up to $50K for any single project
Use UBC’s campus lands, buildings, infrastructure, and people as a living lab
Available to all faculty and senior staff at our Vancouver campus
Support strategic priority areas informed by the UNSDGS


Seed funding to develop applied research that supports larger sustainability projects and programs. Use our campus as a living lab to advance one of UBC’s strategic sustainability priority areas.


This year, UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Fund Competition distributed a total funding envelope of $200K to support four innovative projects.


Applications to the CLL Competition Fund are a two-step process including a Notice of Intent (NOI) and Full Proposal. The deadline for submitting a Full Proposal is 11:59 pm on November 15, 2020.


Get into the nitty gritty about applicants, proposal formats, references, how to use funds, and how to access support from the VP Research & Innovation Office.