ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioenterprise Corporation, the leading agri-technology business accelerator in Canada, is pleased to announce the launch of Bioenterprise British Columbia. Bioenterprise has established a strategic partnership with the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), and joins the BC Acceleration Network (BCAN) to support the commercialization of agricultural technologies and innovations in BC.
Bioenterprise BC, along with the other accelerators in BCAN, is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow their business ventures. Bioenterprise BC will also work collaboratively with the Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec) to provide companies with greater access to strategic networks as well as Bioenterprise’s quality and range of commercialization services.
“British Columbia is the home to many great entrepreneurs within the agriculture, agri-food sectors and has created innovation leaders in agri-technology, with companies like BW Global, Terramera, and Tabletree,” explains Dave Smardon, President & CEO of Bioenterprise Corporation. “With such an innovative culture in BC, it is only fitting that Bioenterprise establish a BC office to work in partnership with the BC Accelerator Network and to help foster these companies to become commercialization successes.”
“We are pleased to welcome Bioenterprise BC to the BC Acceleration Network. This new resource for BC agri-tech ventures will enhance our agriculture sector’s competitiveness and help create new jobs in British Columbia,” says Greg Caws, President & CEO of BCIC.
Headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Bioenterprise has office locations in Toronto, Ontario, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Bioenterprise Corporation’s national expansion is supported by the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), delivered by the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).
About Bioenterprise Corporation
Bioenterprise Corporation, a national non-profit business accelerator, offers commercialization services to help promote the creation, growth and expansion of businesses in the agricultural technology sector. Dedicated to transforming cutting-edge ideas into commercial success, Bioenterprise provides business services, scientific and technical expertise, industry knowledge and global connections. www.bioenterprise.ca
BCIC encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. BCIC accelerates technology commercialization by supporting start-ups and developing entrepreneurs. With their partners, BCIC delivers programs and initiatives that promote company growth, resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC.