The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and BC Innovation Council are inviting B.C. innovators (producers, processors, entrepreneurs, startups, companies, and researchers) to submit ‘Letters of Interest’ explaining how they can support and solve the exciting challenges in B.C. agritech.
Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of experts and a shortlist of successful candidates may advance towards mentorship, potential seed funding, financing and other project opportunities, including a chance to pitch at the #BCTECH Summit. Selected submissions will also receive additional support to further develop their innovations.
Submit your innovative ideas, inspired by the challenges below. View Challenge Overviews.
- Improving Berry Competitiveness (Mechanization) – Presentation, One-Pager.
- Pest Management and Loss Reduction – Presentation, One-Pager.
- Greenhouse Efficiency – Presentation, One-Pager.
- Nutrient Management – Presentation, One-Pager.
Solution submission process:
Note: Submissions welcome from all B.C. innovators, attendance at the event is not required.
- Instructions & Letter of Interest Form – Deadline December 16, 2016.
Funding for the Agritech Innovation Challenge has been provided by the Governments of Canada and British Columbia through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
If you have any questions submit them at bcic.ca/AgritechQuestions. Please share this email and opportunity with other innovators! We look forward to receiving your innovative Letters of Interest!
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