On May 5, we'll announce two $150,000 prizes at our BC Aquaculture Innovation Awards. You'll hear pitches from the Top 10 innovations and listen to industry influencers on why innovation in aquaculture is important. You'll also vote live on the fan favourite award, worth $25,000.
Top 10 pitch at the event AND get direct access to our Customer Advisory Group, a select group of potential buyers hand-picked and ready to hear your pitch at the event.
The award event will be of interest to:
The B.C. government and Innovate BC are showcasing BC’s best innovations for the aquaculture industry. We're encouraging sustainable growth, competitiveness and adaptability of the aquaculture sector in BC by funding innovations that solve challenges faced by aquaculture.
AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc. patented wave energy technology generates large volumes of compressed air which feeds the oxygenation and pumping needs for closed containment fish pens. Other applications include desalination and electricity generation. AOE currently holds six patents and operates out of Victoria, BC.
Asens Technologies is a start-up in Vancouver, developing image-based sensors and biosensors. The key focus is on the development and commercialization of a device that transforms any smartphone to a water quality monitoring sensor.
Bioform has developed a novel 3D extrusion printing platform that manufactures 100% home compostable films derived from seaweed and wood pulp fiber. Our products are cost competitive to fossil fuel-based plastics and are ideally suited for the agri-food sector by providing optimal oxygen and moisture barrier properties.
Fanny Bay Oysters has been a quality shellfish producer in the Baynes Sound for over 30years. Family owned and operated by the Taylor's, Fanny Bay Oysters provides some of Canada's finest seafood from the west coast.
Freshline's eCommerce and fulfillment software is the best choice for suppliers selling perishable foods direct to consumer. For the first time, suppliers can sell their food products direct to consumers while accounting for catch-weight, multiple modes of delivery & pickup and for unique business rules that apply in the perishable foods industry.
Industrial Plankton develops and produces algae bioreactors for live feed production in aquaculture hatcheries. Founded in 2010, Industrial Plankton's technology is currently used in 20 countries, primarily in shellfish and shrimp hatcheries. Industrial Plankton is located in Victoria BC, with a 15 person team experienced in developing biosecure automated systems to produce live organisms for aquaculture hatcheries.
Plantee’s mission is to replace non-biodegradable and harmful plastic fishing gear with innovative, biodegradable, environment and aquaculture-friendly fishing gear.
Poseidon is a Canadian aquaculture clean-tech start-up based in Campbell River, BC. Poseidon is a global leader in aquaculture infrastructure and life support systems—helping to reduce the environmental impact of farming and assist in the production of nutritious, sustainable protein sources to feed the global population.
Sawmill Bay Shellfish is based on Quadra Island British Columbia supplying oysters and clams from its farms direct to restaurants in BC, Alberta, US, Hawaii and Asia
ThisFish Inc. is a global leader in seafood traceability software and artificial intelligence that enables seafood processors to digitize workflows in realtime using tablets and IoT devices. Their Tally software cuts costs, strengthens compliance and enables real-time monitoring.