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External Award: Ignite Funding Program

July 19, 2018
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Ignite provides funding to accelerate the commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences sectors 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.

Elibility:

  • 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

How to Apply:

Deadlines:

Ignite Round 6

  • Deadline to Submit Letter of Intent (LOI) to Innovate BC: July 23, 2018
  • Innovate BC to notify applicants and invite full proposal by: September 10, 2018
  • Deadline for invited applicants to submit full proposal: October 15, 2018
  • Anticipated Notice of Decision: January 2019
  • Funding Start Date: January 2019

Visit the website for more information.

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