THE BCIC AWARDS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE.
The annual BCIC Awards recognized exceptional achievements in, or potential for, commercialization of technology and honoured outstanding technology innovators.
The recipients of these awards are among BC’s brightest in their fields, and their outstanding contributions continue to drive innovation in the province.
The Awards were:
BCIC Ripples of Hope Award in Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship
Supporting The BCIC Ripples of Hope Award in Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship supports supported a graduate student, postdoctoratepost doctorate fellow or postgraduate collaborating on an entrepreneurship initiative in the biotechnology industry in BC.
Award Value: $35,000
Emerging Technology Award Recognizing
The Emerging Technology Award recognizes recognized a new venture at the pre-investment stage that has had developed an innovative technology in BC. The technology must had to demonstrate proof of concept and have strong potential for global commercialization.
Award Value: Up to $25,000 towards commercialization services
Entrepreneurship Fellow Award
RecognizingThe Entrepreneurship Fellow Award recognizes recognized a faculty member at a BC post-secondary institution who is was a leader in technology innovation and commercialization.
Award Value: $25,000 for entrepreneurship education or commercialization initiatives