BCIC and NVBC to award $385K in September

The British Columbia Innovation Council announced yesterday that they are now accepting applications for the 2010 BCIC Awards, which will be presented as part of the New Ventures BC Competition Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 23rd.

The annual BCIC Awards recognize exceptional achievements in, or potential for, commercialization of technology and honour outstanding technology. Submissions are now being accepted for the following three awards:

  • BCIC Ripples of Hope Award in Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship; Award Value: $35,000
  • Emerging Technology Award; Award Value: Up to $25,000 towards commercialization services
  • Entrepreneurship Fellow Award; Award Value: $25,000 for entrepreneurship education or commercialization initiatives

The BCIC Awards application deadline is Monday, July 26th. Detailed award submission guidelines can be found online at www.bcic.ca.

Combined with the prize money available through the New Ventures BC Competition this year, $385,000 will be awarded on September 23rd in Vancouver!