On May 5, 2021 the B.C. government and Innovate BC will award three prizes at the first-ever Aquaculture Innovation Awards event.
The event encourages sustainable growth, competitiveness and adaptability of the aquaculture sector in BC by funding innovations that solve challenges faced by aquaculture.
After careful consideration, the judges have selected the following 10 BC companies as finalists in this inaugural competition. They are competing for one of two $150,000 prizes and a fan favourite prize worth $25,000.
Fanny Bay Oysters has been a quality shellfish producer in the Baynes Sound for over 30 years. Their float and attachment system increases oyster survivability, improves oyster quality and reduces plastic
Vancouver’s ThisFish is a global leader in seafood traceability software and artificial intelligence that enables seafood processors to digitize workflows in realtime using tablets and IoT devices.
This event is for buyers, stakeholders and investors in the aquaculture industry looking for innovative solutions. But it is also for any companies interested in learning how they can benefit from provincial government and Innovate BC programs.