Agritech Development Program

BCCAI’s Agritech Development Program will accelerate your growth and productivity through on-demand innovation support for your agritech project.

Get Support For Your Innovation

Achieve your business goals by co-creating your project with partners, accessing leading expertise and getting critical support for innovative technologies and tools.  


Expert Connections

Engage subject-matter experts, including agri-producers and processors, industry, government, Indigenous partners, not-for-profit organizations and researchers.



Access financial support through dollar for dollar (1:1) cash matching funds of up to $250,000* for your project.

*funding rate at the time of project selection and/or during contracting


Commercialization Guidance

Receive end-to-end support to develop, test and pilot your product in a simulated and real-world environment so it is ready for market sooner.

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Investing for Impact

We invest in a broad range of projects aimed to establish British Columbia as a global leader in agritech and agrifood innovation.

Projects will be considered from all areas relating to agri-production, agri-processing and agri-technology and must focus on one of the following targets:

  • Strengthening food security and local food systems.
  • Advancing and adopting Indigenous knowledge for economic development and food security.
  • Supporting the reduction of greenhouse gases from the agriculture and food sectors to mitigate and adapt to climate change and net zero emission targets.
  • Managing plant health and disease management.
  • Utilizing innovative technology to alleviate labour shortage.
  • Supporting diversifying domestic and international markets.
  • Supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in agricultural policies.
  • Supporting collaboration across post-secondary institutions to deepen the knowledge base and talent pool for agriculture innovation.

To determine if your product is eligible for support, view our eligibility criteria.

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How We Work Together

Our co-creation model connects you with a network of experts.

This product development ecosystem is designed to help your businesses develop, test, and pilot solutions in the field quickly and effectively.

When you join BCCAI, you will have access to expertise to develop your products with actual users, experts and multidisciplinary teams tailored to your needs.

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