Seventeen BC Companies to Benefit from Government of Canada funding


Seventeen BC Companies to Benefit from Government of Canada funding

August 9, 2019 – North Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada promotes the development and diversification of Western Canada's economy and advance the interests of the West in national economic policy, programs and projects.

The projects announced today include:

Organization Project Description Location Funding
AbCellera Biologics Inc. Scale-up partnerships in
therapeutic antibody discovery
Vancouver, BC Up to $5,000,000
Technologies Inc.
Commercialize open source
software platform for life science and finance sectors
Vancouver, BC Up to $2,495,500
ARTMS Products Inc. Expanding the Use of Cyclotrons for Production of GMP Medical Isotopes Vancouver, BC $1,500,000
Binary Stream Software Inc. Adapt existing software to a cloud-based environment for increased market share Burnaby, BC  Up to $1,143,000
BumperNow Plastic Welding Inc. Improve capacity and productivity of recycling operations by adopting advanced technology Burnaby, BC Up to $699,500
DarkVision Technologies Inc. Scale up of DarkVision Downhole Imaging Technology in Western Canada and US Vancouver, BC Up to $2,991,500
Ecotagious Inc. Develop a platform to deliver
greater energy savings through home energy automation
Vancouver, BC Up to $1,100,000
Waterplay Optimize manufacturing capacity and processes for waterpark parts and systems Kelowna, BC $2,500,000
HTEC Hydrogen
Technology & Energy Corporation
Develop and commercialize next generation PowerCube hydrogen fuel delivery system Vancouver, BC Up to $875,000
Jostle Corporation Increase connectivity of an
employee portal (intra net) to other enterprise systems
Vancouver, BC Up to $2,000,000
Pug Pharm Productions Scale-up marketing of Picnic
platform to capture emerging high-potential markets
Vancouver, BC  Up to $550,000
Real Estate Webmasters Inc. Commercialize a Property
Inventory Management System in Europe
Nanaimo, BC $2,583,862
Redlen Technologies Inc. Scale-up production of detectors for medical and security imaging devices Saanichton, BC $2,500,000
Saltworks Technologies Inc. Demonstrate and commercialize industrial desalination technology Richmond, BC $2,500,000
SemiosBIO Technologies Inc. Scale-up manufacturing and sales activities of precision agriculture system Vancouver, BC $5,000,000
STEMCELL Technologies Canada Inc. Improve quality management system & upgrade cell separation products for new markets Vancouver, BC $5,000,000
Traction Sales and
Marketing Inc. and
Traction Complete
Technologies Inc.
Accelerate growth of account-based sales software Burnaby, BC  Up to $300,000
Wiivv Wearables Inc. Establish a biomechanics lab and digital manufacturing centre Vancouver, BC Up to $2,300,000


TOTAL WD FUNDING                                                                              Up to $39,938,362


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Ben Stanford
Regional Communications Manager
Western Economic Diversification Canada

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