Connecting Research with Community

The Civic Innovation Lab combines the expertise and resources of Simon Fraser University and the City of Burnaby to find fresh solutions to challenges and issues affecting cities, from building inclusive communities, to achieving sustainable growth, to addressing the impacts of climate change.

About Us

Co-founded by Simon Fraser University and the City of Burnaby, we exist to centralize, connect, and accelerate the many different research and learning collaborations that occur between our two entities, with the aim of improving the economic, social and environmental well-being of Burnaby’s community members.