Technology trailblazers wanted for innovation awards

Nominations are open for the sixth annual Mid-Island Science Technology and Innovation Council Science, Technology and Innovation Awards.

The awards recognize the achievements of businesses that are pushing boundaries, engaging in technology and developing creative concepts here at home.

Established businesses, start-ups or entrepreneurial students can be nominated for one of MISTIC’s 12 award categories.

This year’s award categories include advanced manufacturing, agri foods, digital media, emerging product design, environmental excellence, excellence in innovation, excellence in technology, information technology, innovative start-up of the year, technology leadership, value-added product and young innovator.

Nominations can be submitted until Sept. 9 at Winners will be announced Nov. 2 at a ceremony at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.

MISTIC is a non-profit organization committed to promoting technology on Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast and Gulf Islands and is supported through the B.C. Innovation Council.

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