One of the biggest strengths of any successful business is their ability to come up with new ideas to keep operations, products and services fresh. Our Best Innovation Award recognizes a business that develops advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in B.C. This business contributes to making the province a strong and rapidly growing innovation economy, and is creating a positive impact in their industry and community.
The award is judged on the following three criteria:
- Innovation: The winning business supports research and development to create advanced and innovative concepts, products, methods and services
- Adoption: The adoption of their innovation has positively impacted the way organizations or industries are doing business. This impact is demonstrated through elements such as increases in efficiency, revenue and economic development
- Collaboration: This business works with partners and organizations to promote the commercialization of innovation in BC
Last year’s winner, Kinzoo, demonstrated the above criteria with the creation of their innovative messaging app that offers a safe environment for kids to connect with each other and family members online.
Who will take the prize in 2021? Here are your Top 5 Finalists for Best Innovation: