About 4D LABS

4D LABS is an open-access applications- and science-driven Core Facility at Simon Fraser University's Burnaby campus in British Columbia, Canada.

We offer fully customized research and development programs for researchers, start-ups and industry.

Our Vision: Living better through material science and engineering.

Our Mission: Providing clients with material science services, tailored to their specific needs, that fast track their technology’s deployment.

At a glance

28000+ square feet of open-access research space
4500+ square feet class 100 Clean Room
100+ characterization and fabrication tools
100+ industry collaborations 
150+ academic collaborations

... all under 1 roof.



At 4D LABS the interaction between industry, researchers and our experts has fostered an environment that has successfully transformed research into world-class companies. 

Learn more about SFU's innovation journey.

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Our flexible operations model enables academic and industry users to solve problems at any scale.

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