MAY 2, 2022
Applications are open for the Innovate BC Ignite program for up to $300,000 to fund B.C.-based innovation projects that could help benefit people in the areas of natural resources, engineering and applied science.
Business owners and entrepreneurs in B.C. will have better access to intellectual property (IP) resources to protect and develop their ideas through a new partnership. This new partnership between the Province, Innovation Asset Collective (IAC), and Innovate BC, is part of a national IP strategy to help Canadian businesses maximize the potential of their ideas and products.
Ready to put your startup to the test? The 2022 New Ventures BC Competition, presented by Innovate BC, is now open for entries. Apply by April 11, 2022, for a chance to be named one of the top new tech companies in the province.
Innovate BC and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) are providing a combined total of over $2 million in research and development funding to help 14 companies pilot their technologies and create new jobs across B.C.
Innovate BC is pleased to announce a contribution of $300,000 to Palette Skills, whose program is designed to help Canadians land a job in B2B or tech sales quickly. Their SalesCamp program will be available in B.C. for the first time, with the first cohort of the pilot beginning this week in the province.
TrafficDriven Technologies Inc. has been announced as the winner of the 2021 New Ventures BC Competition, presented by Innovate BC. The Vancouver-based, AI-powered startup took home the $110,000 Innovate BC First Place Prize Package at a hybrid ceremony that took place at Roundhouse Community Centre in downtown Vancouver.
The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is proud to launch Angels for Climate Solutions, a program aiming to increase the flow of capital investment into B.C.-based, early-stage climate technology startups.
Innovate BC announced $1,075,000 awarded to four BC research and development projects. The funding, through Innovate BC’s Ignite program, is accelerating the commercialization of the following biotech, cleantech, mining and robotics projects.
Innovate BC announced $900,000 awarded for three BC research projects. The funding, through Innovate BC’s Ignite program, accelerates the commercialization of the following three cleantech, mining and biotech projects.
Some tech companies based in British Columbia can expect to get a positive injection from COVID-19, as Innovate BC, a government agency organized to support innovation in British Columbia, has received extra funding to share with businesses as pandemic relief.
Across Canada, our approach to flattening the curve has been a communal effort between our governments, communities, and private sector. And these efforts have been enhanced and accelerated by our country’s world-renowned tech sector.
Innovate BC has awarded $944,600 through its Ignite program to spark the commercialization of technologies that will solve industry problems in natural resources and applied sciences.