BCIC Ignite

Apply for BCIC Ignite | Deadline January 2018!

BCIC Ignite

Bring your innovation to market faster with funding!

BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia.

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.

Winter-Spring 2018 BC Ignite Competition: Letters of Intent due January 2018

Program Overview

  • 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 BC-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.

Potential applicants are encouraged to first contact Program Manager, Kailyn Skuban at 604-602-5205 or kskuban@bcic.ca to discuss their project and the program eligibility requirements prior to submitting a Letter of Intent.

Read the complete details in the 2017 BC Ignite Program Guidelines.

Learn more HERE.

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