Our community of experts at UBC Applied Science have rapidly mobilized in response to the global pandemic, leading vital initiatives to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

Promising projects that need immediate funding are currently underway including:

  • Developing low-cost ventilators that can be assembled locally and easily adopted by developing countries across the globe

  • A nursing initiative to distribute iPads attached by an articulated arm to repurposed hospital equipment to help patients stay connected with family and friends

  • The use of robotics in expediting the production of face shields to protect front-line health workers

  • Testing N95 mask decontamination using germicidal ultra-violet irradiation technology, moist heat and other methods so they can be safely reused

Donate today to accelerate the critical development of life-saving solutions and technologies that can be deployed worldwide.

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Faculty of Applied Science Dean James Olson will match every contribution, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000.

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Let’s talk about your gift!

We’re happy to answer your questions and help you along the way. For more details, please contact:

Angela Turner

Associate Director, Development and Alumni Engagement



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