UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) offers Faculty and Staff at the Vancouver campus an opportunity to incubate, test, and demonstrate innovative research ideas in a real-world setting. The CLL Fund Competition (2021-22) provides up to $50,000 in funding for teams to develop 'living lab' projects, with proposals due on November 12, 2021.


Find out how collaborative teams of UBC Faculty and Staff can apply for funding to develop 'living lab' projects on campus.


Review guidelines and use the application form to apply before 11:59pm PST on November 12, 2021.

CLL Workshop

While the workshop is now over, you can review presentations that provide an overview of the CLL program and fund competition, or register for our upcoming Application Guidance Meeting.

Support & Resources

Whether you’re at the start of your proposal or about ready to submit, we’re here to answer your questions or direct you to a member of the UBC community who can.


Browse blog posts written by the Heads of Units and Divisions at UBC for an overview of their role on campus and to gain insight on their perspectives, main challenges, opportunities, and constraints with respect to their operations.


Browse projects from previous winners of the CLL Fund Competition that demonstrate collaborative work between UBC Faculty and Staff.