BCIC and NVBC to award $385K in September

Posted by Rob Lewis

The British Columbia Innovation Council announced yesterday that they are now accepting applications for the 2010 BCIC Awards, which will be presented as part of the New Ventures BC Competition Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 23rd.

The annual BCIC Awards recognize exceptional achievements in, or potential for, commercialization of technology and honour outstanding technology. Submissions are now being accepted for the following three awards:

  • BCIC Ripples of Hope Award in Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship; Award Value: $35,000
  • Emerging Technology Award; Award Value: Up to $25,000 towards commercialization services
  • Entrepreneurship Fellow Award; Award Value: $25,000 for entrepreneurship education or commercialization initiatives

The BCIC Awards application deadline is Monday, July 26th. Detailed award submission guidelines can be found online at www.bcic.ca.

Combined with the prize money available through the New Ventures BC Competition this year, $385,000 will be awarded on September 23rd in Vancouver!

Company:
BCIC
Website:
http://www.bcic.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BCIC encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. We accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs. With our partners, BCIC delivers programs and initiatives that promote company growth, resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC. BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of... more

Company:
New Ventures BC Society
Website:
http://www.newventuresbc.com/
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Turn your idea into a profitable company by entering the New Ventures BC competition. A "new venture" is a business idea that is economically viable, but has not yet secured significant financing from "outside investors" (ie. investors other than friends, family, and company founders). It must be an innovative product or service involving a new technology. The competition will give you the opportunity to: Join... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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