Urban Incubator

Urban Opus is Canada’s smart city innovation hub, positioning Vancouver as a living lab for new solutions, new ventures and global opportunities.

Cities Renaissance

Citizens of the world’s great cities have the most to gain as big data hit the streets.  Urban Opus cultivates the human and social dimensions of smart city innovations.

Global Market

Urban Opus’s global network of cities addresses a $trillion urban renewal market where innovative solutions enable competitive economic and social advantages.

The smartest city is the one with the most actively engaged citizens...

Our mission is:

People

City Making

Partnering with:
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
GOVERNMENTS
CORPORATIONS
URBAN STAKEHOLDERS

Urban Opus is a nonprofit accelerator offering vision and capacity in the design and development of original data-driven services to engage civic audiences.  We bring technology, expertise and project management for pioneering how people and data can co-create the quality of life and prosperity of cities.  Find out more.

Light

Startup Acceleration

Partnering with:
ENTREPRENEURS
CHANGE-MAKERS
INCUBATORS
COMMUNITIES

Urban Opus accelerates early-stage smart city ideas, both local and global, from conception through market introduction. We provide advanced engineering, prototyping and field-trials for emerging solutions in a city-sized sandbox together with multi-sector collaborators and lead customers.  Find out more.

World

Global Exchange

Partnering with:
SMART CITY ORGANIZATIONS
THOUGHT LEADERS
STANDARDS BODIES
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPERS

Urban Opus is linked with projects, researchers, and parallel organizations around the world to enable vetting, standards and solutions exchange.  Whatever city is home, if you care about the future of the urban experience you are welcome in our network.  Find out more.