Our programming centres on the belief that the future requires a transformed economy that is dynamic, just, sustainable, and resilient.
From our position within an academic institution, we acknowledge that we continue to benefit from oppressive systems. We desire to use this power we hold to challenge the status quo. We don’t have all the answers but believe a transformed economy will be built by community-led solutions and the redistribution of leadership.
To get there, we hold space for programs and processes to address deep-rooted societal challenges.
RADIUS is currently running social innovation lab and venture incubation programming in the following thematic areas:
The RADIUS Fellowship is Metro Vancouver’s preeminent professional development opportunity for top emerging social innovators from across the region. During the intensive four-month experience Fellows build relationships with their peers, develop personally and professionally, and tap into the broader social innovation and social entrepreneurship ecosystem
The RADIUS team has developed significant acumen in social innovation and design thinking. Our Custom Training and Consulting Services help professionals and institutions to apply principles in social innovation, design thinking and systems change to develop new ways of thinking and working in service of positive social change.
The RADIUS Hub is a shared workspace in the Charles Chang Innovation Centre where social innovators and entrepreneurs can rent space, participate in learning opportunities and grow their network
Connect with the RADIUS Fellows – changemakers on the leading edge of some of today’s toughest problems! We can’t wait for you to meet the amazing 2021 RADIUS Fellows, a
This blog was written by the founders of Closing the Gaps, recipients of SFU Social Innovation Seed Funding in 2021. A team of us from SFU’s Master of Public Health