The British Columbia Regional Science & Technology Network (BCRSTN) is a not-for-profit society whose members work within thier regions to enhance the application of science and technology to aid the growth and development of innovative businesses in regional BC.
Check out this video which explains who and what the BC Regional Science & Technology Network is! BCRSTN is the umbrella organization of the 9 regional science & technology councils in the province, of which NSIS is a member.
Network members include:
Interior Science Innovation Council (ISIC)
Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST)
Mid-Island Science, Technology and Innovation Council (MISTIC)
Science and Technology Association of the North (SciTech North)
Northwest Science and Innovation Society (NSIS)
Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC)
Kootenay Rockies Innovation Council (KRIC)
British Columbia Innovation Council
British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC) is the lead organization charged with advancing innovation and commercialization in British Columbia. BCIC is focused on accelerating the growth of our science and technology communities and competitively positioning British Columbia in the global science and technology economy in order to provide significant employment opportunities and a high standard of
living for British Columbians.
BCIC's role is to facilitate and expedite top-tier innovation and commercialization within British Columbia in partnership with government, industry and academic institutions. Our partnerships, programs and initiatives support talent development, innovation and commercialization to enable economic growth in regions and key sectors where British Columbia has strategic positioning, specific expertise and opportunity.BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia.
British Columbia Technology Industry Association
The British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) is British Columbia’s leading member-based industry association that represents start-ups to established technology companies across the province. As the voice of the technology industry, the BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy.
BCTIA delivers a broad range of programs and services that provide members with opportunities to connect learn and promote their businesses in BC.
The National Research Council-Industrial Research Assistance Program
The National Research Council-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) provides a range of both technical and business oriented advisory services along with potential financial support to growth-oriented Canadian small - and medium-sized enterprises. The program is delivered by an extensive integrated network of 260 professionals in 100 communities across the country. Working directly with clients, NRC-IRAP supports their innovative research and development and helps them become commercialization-ready with their new products and services.
Selkirk College's vision is to be a Regional Community College that inspires, engages and enables learners to be valuable contributors to their communities and to society as a whole. Recognizing the value of mutually beneficial relationships, we will provide collaborative leadership in the communities we serve.
BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Innovation