Cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship in the Fraser Valley
The Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) is a new research hub at the University of the Fraser Valley, established through a generous endowment provided by the Esposito family.
EFCIE will work to foster an inclusive, vibrant, and resilient space for innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives for the UFV and Fraser Valley communities.
EFCIE's activities include research, course development, and mentoring both students and local entrepreneurs. We also emphasize community outreach through events and projects that explore the interactions between technology, innovation, and society.
This connection between innovation and society is in fact a unique aspect of the Centre. The understanding that innovative technologies impact society and society in turn shapes technological progress guides the research and work we do.