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Oct 12, 2018, 11:56 ET Innovate BC awards nearly $1M to accelerate commercialization of innovative research projects

Funding will drive industrial innovation and tackle market-driven challenges across BC VANCOUVER, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Innovate BC, a Crown agency that connects local innovators with government...


May 16, 2018, 20:29 ET 2018 #BCTECH Summit Breaks Attendance Record

Quantum computing, Cascadia and AI among biggest highlights from third annual event VANCOUVER, May 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The 2018 #BCTECH Summit officially wrapped up today, drawing in an estimated 9,000...


Apr 26, 2018, 15:58 ET 2018 #BCTECH Summit draws exceptional mix of global innovators and industry titans

Province's largest showcase of innovation complemented by diverse array of community-focused initiatives VANCOUVER, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Technology leaders, industry executives, investors, senior...


Mar 29, 2018, 11:59 ET BC Innovation Council awards nearly $1M to fuel market-driven research and industrial innovation across BC

Agriculture, biotech, and clean technology among industries that will benefit from BCIC Ignite funding VANCOUVER, March 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency that drives...


Dec 08, 2017, 11:00 ET Leading Organizations in the Pacific Northwest Sign MOU for Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network, a Partnership to Fuel Innovation

New partnership among British Columbia, Washington and Oregon boosts innovation by introducing startups to cross-border funding and collaboration opportunities SEATTLE, Dec 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Today,...


Dec 05, 2017, 11:59 ET #BCTECH Summit Announces Keynote Speakers Jared Cohen and Brent Bushnell

The two global thought leaders are set to headline Western Canada's biggest tech event VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - The B.C. government and BC Innovation Council (BCIC) are excited to announce...


Nov 03, 2017, 16:00 ET BC Innovation Council Concludes its #BCGO Tour by Bringing Business Opportunities to Kamloops Tech Innovators

IBM Canada, Rio Tinto, and Venture Kamloops among the presenting companies at the tour's final stop KAMLOOPS, BC, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of the Province, is...


Oct 27, 2017, 14:45 ET BC Innovation Council's #BCGO Tour Brings Business Opportunities to Local Tech Innovators in Kelowna

Rio Tinto, IBM Canada, and BC Lottery Corporation among presenting companies seeking innovative tech solutions KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of the...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:15 ET BC Innovation Council Brings Real Business Opportunities to Surrey Tech Innovators with BC Growth Opportunities (#BCGO) Tour

IBM, Schneider Electric and Rio Tinto among companies looking to meet with Surrey tech talent to solve their innovation needs SURREY, BC, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown...


Oct 13, 2017, 12:15 ET BC Innovation Council Brings Companies Looking for Innovative Tech Solutions to Victoria

12 companies presented their market-driven challenges to over 100 local innovators at third stop on BCIC's BC Growth Opportunities Tour VICTORIA, Oct. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a...


Oct 11, 2017, 11:58 ET BC Innovation Council Awards $735,000 to Fund Market-Driven Research

Four projects awarded through BCIC Ignite Program promise to address industry problems and provide significant benefits to BC VANCOUVER, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown...


Sep 29, 2017, 14:15 ET #BCGO Tour Brings Business Opportunities to Local Tech Innovators in Nelson

More than 50 local innovators, eight presenting companies attend second stop on #BCGO Tour NELSON, BC, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of the Province, is promoting...


Sep 22, 2017, 14:15 ET #BCGO Tour Brings Business Opportunities to Local Tech Innovators in Prince George

More than 60 local innovators, eight presenting companies attend #BCGO kick-off event PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of the Province, is promoting ...


Sep 11, 2017, 10:59 ET BCIC on the Move: Businesses Travel the Province Looking for BC Tech Solutions to Drive Growth

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council is excited to announce its second BC Growth Opportunities Tour, #BCGO, aimed at accelerating BC business growth. The #BCGO tour, formerly...


Apr 06, 2017, 17:04 ET HealthTech Accelerator for B.C. Launches, First of its Kind in Western Canada

SURREY, BC, April 6, 2017 /CNW/ - British Columbia's first of its kind HealthTech accelerator, focused exclusively on the commercialization of medical technology – and the only one in Western Canada...


Mar 22, 2017, 21:07 ET $50,000 Available to Help Solve Government's Needs for IoT Solutions

VANCOUVER, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a provincial Crown agency focused on fueling B.C.'s economy through the advancement of B.C. tech and market-driven innovation, announced...


Mar 15, 2017, 18:30 ET Data Visualization Solution Awarded $25,000

VANCOUVER, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of BC, focused on fueling BC's economy through the advancement of BC tech and market-driven innovation, announced today the ...


Mar 06, 2017, 16:00 ET Nanaimo Businesses Presented with Local and Global Market Opportunities

Final Stop on Provincewide Tour to Showcase Regional Tech Scene VANCOUVER, March 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown agency of the Province—is helping B.C. companies find solutions to...


Mar 03, 2017, 15:30 ET Kelowna Innovators Presented with Local and Global Market Opportunities

Sixth Stop on Provincewide Tour to Showcase Regional Tech Scene VANCOUVER, March 3, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown agency of the Province—is helping B.C. companies find solutions to...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:00 ET $50,000 Available to Top 5 Data Visualization Challenge Finalists

VANCOUVER, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a provincial Crown agency focused on fueling BC's economy through the advancement of BC tech and market-driven innovation, announced today...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:00 ET IBM, FortisBC, Government and Local Companies Seek BC Tech Solutions in Terrace

VANCOUVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown Agency of the Province— is helping B.C. companies find solutions to the challenges they face through a seven-city Regional...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:30 ET IBM, Government and Local Companies Seek B.C. Tech Solutions in West Kootenays

VANCOUVER, Feb. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown agency of the Province— is helping B.C. companies find solutions to the challenges they face through a seven-city Regional...


Feb 10, 2017, 16:00 ET IBM, FortisBC, Government and Local Companies Seek BC Tech Solutions in Kamloops

KAMLOOPS, BC, Feb. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown agency of the Province—is helping B.C. companies find solutions to the challenges they face through a seven-city Regional...


Feb 08, 2017, 11:00 ET BCIC Ignite Program Awards Almost One Million Dollars for BC Innovation

Second Round of Awards Funds the Commercialization of Ground-breaking BC Research VANCOUVER, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council, a crown agency of the Province of BC focused on fueling...


Feb 07, 2017, 11:00 ET IBM, FortisBC, Government and Local Companies Seek BC Tech Solutions in Victoria

VICTORIA, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The BC Innovation Council—a Crown Agency of the Province—is helping B.C. companies find solutions to the challenges they face through a seven-city Regional Innovation...