About Innovate BC
Innovate BC (formerly BC Innovation Council) is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia with a mandate to encourage the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. Innovate BC serves as a one stop service centre to connect innovators — large and small — with BC government funding, tools, resources and support. Innovate BC has a refreshed mandate from the provincial government and a newly appointed board. To deliver on its objectives, Innovate BC manages and supports a range of well-received programs, including Ignite, BC Tech Coop Grants Program, Innovator Skills Initiative, Venture Acceleration Program, Agriculture Venture Acceleration Program, Challenge Process, the #BCTECH Summit and the New Ventures Competition.