The government of Canada has recently awarded Prince Edward Island-based company Island Water Technologies with a federal government contract and research and development grants. This financial support will help the business’ innovative water technology be tested in real-life situations in preparation for entering the marketplace. Funding will allow the company
Lumiant Corporation, headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, is a market-driven materials science company working to discover, develop, and produce advanced materials for revolutionary products. The company is serving the transportation, defence, and industrial machinery markets, meeting the industries’ needs for products that require mobility, speed, durability, energy efficiency, and lightweight
PRE Labs Inc., headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, is a manufacturer of innovative body armour solutions. They combine the expertise and experience of law enforcement, military manufacturing professionals, scientists, and engineers specializing in polymer chemistry and armour solutions engineering to best serve their clients and maximize protection and safety.
Morgan Advanced Materials, headquartered out of Windsor, United Kingdom, is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon, and composites. Operating out of 50+ countries, the company is solving challenging technical problems within the healthcare, petrochemicals, transport, electronic, energy, security and defence, and industrial markets.
FREDsense Technologies is a biotechnology firm that combines engineering and biology to develop next-generation solutions for monitoring water quality. Recently, the company developed a new innovative water technology product, the Field Ready Electrochemical Detector (FRED), which is a portable device that measures contaminants and toxins in water. The device provides
The Government of Canada has awarded a $526,003 contract to support a new, innovative security solution. RaySecur International Inc. has developed a new device that can detect suspicious substances, powders, and liquids sent through packages in the mail. This groundbreaking technology will help ensure the safety of anyone receiving mail
The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) is a competitive first purchase program offered by the federal government. Through BCIP, which has recently been expanded, Canadian innovators may receive government contracts to partner with a government department who tests and deploys the technology. Through the program, innovators can generate revenues
The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) is a competitive first-purchase procurement program led by Canada’s federal government. Through BCIP, Canadian technology developers can connect with government departments, test their pre-revenue innovations in real-world settings, and potentially sell their solution to the government in exchange for a federal government contract.
BCIP funding can
In September 2017, the Government of Canada announced it would be supporting innovative Naval LED Lighting Solution fixtures designed for navy vessels. Marine Industrial Lighting Systems Ltd. has been awarded a $1M contract to replace traditional fluorescent lights on combat navy vessels with new LED fixtures. The investment will help
Since launching in 2010, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) has extended more than 240 government contracts and provided over $100 million to Canadian innovators. This includes a range of military and non-military innovations, such as these two BCIP success stories from early-2017. A total of 30 Canadian government