About

Innovate BC helps foster innovation in B.C. so that British Columbians in all regions of the province can benefit from a thriving, sustainable, and inclusive innovation economy.

Our Impact

Helping companies start and scale, training talent that meets labour market needs, and encouraging technology development, commercialization, and adoption.

 
2021-22 Impact Report Cover

2021-22 Impact Report

We're proud to strengthen B.C.’s innovation capacities, foster connections within our innovation ecosystem, and inform government policy. 

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Meet the Team

Innovate BC’s office is situated on the traditional and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam),  Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are grateful to work with innovators from across the traditional and unceded territories covering all regions of British Columbia. Our mandate drives us to seek meaningful collaboration opportunities with local indigenous communities and ensure that British Columbians in all regions of the province can benefit from a thriving, sustainable, and inclusive innovation economy. 

Values

Innovation

Sustainability

DEI

Accountability

Reconciliation

Collaboration

Innovate BC is the connector of the B.C. tech ecosystem, creating opportunities and partnerships for innovators, entrepreneurs, and supporting organizations across the province. New Ventures BC values our partnership with Innovate BC, which enables us to recognize and support tech startups of all stages, from idea to growth.
Angie Schick
Angie Schick

Executive Director, New Ventures BC

Innovation Asset Collective (IAC) is thrilled to work in partnership with Innovate BC to provide B.C. businesses with access to intellectual property education and resources to support their growth. Working together, IAC and Innovate BC are helping companies in the cleantech and data driven sector positively impact their ability to generate revenue and scale.
Lori DeGraw
Lori DeGraw

VP Partnerships and Member Engagement, Innovation Asset Collective

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