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Roll-E, a wheeled robot, sets out on a delivery
Clean Technology / Transportation & Logistics

Meet ROLL-E 2.0, a delivery robot piloted through Surrey’s Urban Technology Test Lab

The InDro Robotics wheeled robot makes a home delivery for London Drugs e-commerce customer

Creative Economy / Talent / Transportation & Logistics / Urbanization/City Centre

B.C. invests in high-speed rail study to link Vancouver, Seattle and Portland, with Surrey positioned as a major hub

Premier John Horgan said in 2019 the high-speed rail project would have a terminus station in Surrey

sfu building
Business Ecosystem / Creative Economy / Talent

Simon Fraser University celebrates 20 years in Surrey

SFU moving to Surrey City Centre was 'the best decision'

Peace Arch Border
Agri-Innovation / Clean Technology / Health Technology / Smart Cities Infrastructure / Talent

Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference returns

Surrey's talent and location positions it to be a major city player for Cascadian growth

Sign says no parking "except for electric vehicle charging"
Clean Technology

What does Canada's new agreement with German automakers mean for Surrey?

The federal government signed agreements with Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen

skyline of surrey
Real Estate / Surrey EconomIQ Insights Podcast

To invest or not to invest? High inflation business real estate considerations

Expanding businesses are facing a question of whether buying or leasing is the best path forward.

Agri-Innovation / Surrey EconomIQ Insights Podcast

Breaking the Silos for Agritech Innovation: Interview with AGtech Innovation Sandbox’s Sylvain Moreno

Boosting agritech innovations to strengthen food security has been a major topic of discussion as global supply…


Sunrise Farms building

Surrey is a hub for food processing, manufacturing and distribution

With more than 50 manufacturers, Surrey has a strong distribution network that food processors can use

Surrey-based Jaan foods is one of many plant-based processors in Surrey

Surrey’s food technology ecosystem: An emerging hotspot for plant-based food innovation

Food and agriculture is big business in British Columbia

Are you looking for a tech job in Surrey?

Invest Surrey is partnering with Tech Talent Canada to hold a virtual job fair this month


Surrey's Clean Technology Ecosystem is Thriving

Surrey has long been a place where innovative clean technology companies naturally come to scale up their…

Business Ecosystem

sfu building

Simon Fraser University celebrates 20 years in Surrey

SFU moving to Surrey City Centre was 'the best decision'

Business Ecosystem

Navigating economic uncertainty: 8 tips to help your company thrive

Despite its alarming definition, however, a recession is a natural and, in most cases, inevitable part of the…

Real Estate

Surrey City Centre

University of British Columbia acquires $70M in land near Surrey Memorial Hospital

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is expanding in Surrey, with the purchase of 3 acres of land near Surrey…


City of Surrey joins the Consider Canada City Alliance as one of the nation’s largest municipalities with a focus on Foreign Direct Investment

In March 2021, the City of Surrey applied to the Consider Canada Cities Alliance

Surrey partners with major businesses to promote skilled career opportunities in the City

The City of Surrey has launched a Surrey Talent campaign with 8 other Surrey-based employers in the tech,…