BIBLE HILL – The provincial I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition will be kicked off Wednesday in Bible Hill.
Innovacorp’s president and chief executive officer Stephen Duff, a past competition finalist, and Tim Houston from znanja inc. will both speak at the kick-off, which begins at 11 a.m. at Perennia Innovation Centre.
The competition takes place in five geographic zones across the province. Each zone winner is awarded $100,000 in cash and in-kind business building services, with the second-place zone winners taking home $40,000 in cash and services.
New this year are cash awards for the best overall submission in information and communications technology, life sciences, clean technology, and oceans technology.
An overall provincial winner, selected from the five zone winners, will receive an additional $100,000 in seed investment from Innovacorp.