The BC Regional Innovation Chair on Canada-India Business and Economic Development helps businesses in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland region take advantage of the opportunities offered by the large Indian market. The Chair, housed within the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at UFV, provides local businesses with the expertise and research necessary for them to access the fast-growing Indian economy and other overseas markets.
The Chair was established in 2007. The Province of British Columbia (Leading Edge Endowment Fund) provided a $1.25 million contribution which was matched by contributions from hundreds of supporters from the community to bring the total endowment to the Chair to $2.5 million.
CHAIR POSITION NOW HIRING
UFV is inviting applications from qualified academics wishing to be considered for the position of B.C. Regional Innovation Chair on Canada-India Business, Community, and Economic Development. The Chair is housed within the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies. This is an exciting research and leadership position that will be filled through a five year term, and may be renewed on successful completion of their term.