Innovate BC Ignite Program

Description

The Ignite Program provides up to $300,000 to fund innovation projects in the areas of natural resources, applied science and/or engineering. Teams made up of industry and academia come together to solve real life business problems in a 3-year time frame.

Special Requirements 

  • Focus: Proposals must involve the areas of natural resources, applied science and/or engineering, and must outline the business problem.
  • Teams: Applicants must be a B.C.-based team comprised of two or more companies, organizations and academic researchers. All teams 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: October 3, 2018