BCIC (British Columbia Innovation Council) develops entrepreneurial talent and commercializes technology. BCIC focuses on competitively positioning British Columbia in today's global knowledge economy in order to provide significant employment opportunities and a high standard of living for British Columbians.
In today's economic climate, it is increasingly important for British Columbia to be competitively positioned in the global knowledge economy. BCIC is developing an ecosystem that increases the number and success rate of technology startups in the province to promote economic development and strengthen BC's contribution to the Canadian high tech sector. BCIC does this by developing programs and providing support for initiatives that develop entrepreneurs and promote the commercialization of technology.
BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia.