Apply for Excellence in Technology Innovation

Celebrating the invention of a unique solution, product, service, or platform that clearly demonstrates next-level innovation and a breakthrough development in tech—built right here in BC.

Here are the criteria to base applications on:

  • At any stage of the company lifecycle; startup, growth-stage, established, etc.
  • Technology-focused excellence  (product, service, system companies)
  • Development must be BC-based

Evaluation Criteria

Completed applications should include responses to all topics/questions below.

ELEVATOR PITCH 

  • A 60-second video on why you think your company deserves to be a finalist in this category. (A scrappy cellphone video is great. Send us the link via Dropbox or any any other file sharing app)

WHO WE ARE

  • 200 max words description of your company.

MUST COVER:

How your story is part of the fabric of BC’s tech ecosystem. Past, present, or future.

THE INNOVATION

  • 500 max words on the problem your product, service, or system tackled and details of the innovation itself.

MUST COVER: What is exciting about your innovation? How is it different?

THE INNOVATION IMPACT 

  • 500 max words on the impact your innovation will have on the user and/or other stakeholders.

MUST COVER: Actual or projected impact (data).  Why will your product/service/system/platform be successful vs. others?

REFERENCES 

  • 2-3 people who can speak to your company’s innovation and why it’s important.