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Announcement: BCIC Ignite Awards

The Office of Research Services has received the following information which we are forwarding to our e-mail list members:


Please join us for a very special VIP evening to announce the recipients of our second BCIC Ignite AwardsEach recipient is awarded up to $300,000 to accelerate the commercialization of market-driven research in natural resources & applied sciences.

DATE: February 7th, 2017
TIME:  5:30pm to 7:30pm
VENUE:  Science World - 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver
WHO:  Stakeholders from industry, academia & government
Register Now >
BCIC Ignite awards up to $300,000 for industry-driven research projects. Projects must address a business problem faced by industry & significantly benefit BC. 
BCIC Ignite creates a 3X effect. 
3X the funding dollars & 3X the stakeholders: technology + research + industry.

An Ignite Award can represent almost $1M through a consortium of leveraged funds. The capital must be used for the commercialization of research in natural resources & applied sciences.

Commercialization is accelerated, risk is mitigated & innovation is market-driven.
REGISTER to connect and engage with key stakeholders & leaders in government, academia and industry from around the province.

Check out the top 10 finalists for the second BCIC Ignite Awards!

Find out more about BCIC's Ignite Program.
The Ignite Awards are funded through the Natural Resources and Applied Sciences (NRAS) Endowment Fund. NRAS was established by the Province of British Columbia to enhance the quality of life for British Columbians by building a strong research and development, advanced training, technology transfer and commercialization environment.

BC Innovation Council
is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia.