CDL-West is located in Vancouver, BC at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. Vancouver is a fast-growing tech hub on the West Coast, combining a Silicon Valley time zone with an Asia-facing outlook. In addition to a Prime (general) track, CDL-West also runs Health and Climate tracks, focusing on the convergence of technologies that improve human health and wellness and advance solutions to preserve our natural world.

CDL-West Mentors have technology backgrounds in a variety of industries.

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CDL-West Streams


For founders pursuing state of the art technological innovations across a diverse array of industries and enabling technologies.


For founders pursuing commercial opportunities predicated on translational science and technology innovations that improve human health and wellness.


For founders developing high impact and scalable solutions to help preserve and protect the natural world.