BCIC Ignite

Description

BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences sectors in B.C.

The program provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by industry and will commercialize a proposed innovation within a 3-year timeframe.

  • Round 6 Competition: Letters of Intent due July 23, 2018

Special Requirements 

  • Focus: Proposals must involve the areas of natural resources, applied science and/or engineering, and must provide a clearly articulated solution to an existing problem.
  • Teams: Applicants must be a B.C.-based consortium comprised of two or more companies, organizations and academic researchers. All consortia must include an academic member and an industry partner.
  • Matching funds: Projects must secure matching funds from industry or government sources at a ratio of 2:1 matching dollars to Ignite dollars.
  • Timing: Projects must plan to move a proposed innovation to market within a 3-year timeframe.

Last updated: May 23, 2018