British Columbia, Canada's reputation for technology innovation provides a range of investment opportunities. If you want to invest in a thriving technology or media sector, or do business with innovative companies in these sectors, explore the advantages British Columbia offers.

Technology Snapshot

Information and communications, clean energy, digital media, and life sciences are established industries in British Columbia. Well-known global companies have built a history here, and new ones open for business every year.

Our technology workforce of more than 84,000 people is expanding rapidly. World-class educational institutions, entrepreneurial and regional networks, technology acceleration and commercialization programs, and regional industry clusters combine to support both established and emerging companies. Our attractive natural environment and culturally diverse population are a magnet for highly mobile, high-tech talent.

Opportunities for investors include partnering with or investing in an established business, or starting a new enterprise.

Watch this short video on British Columbia’s Technology advantages.


Clean Technology

Join companies that are making a mark supplying the global market with technologies for energy-efficient power generation and use, transportation, and green industrial processes.

Learn more about some key advantages of investing in Clean Technology.


Information and Communication Technologies and Wireless

Become part of the rapidly growing community of businesses that use our strong talent base and strategic advantages to develop new communication technologies.

Learn more about the products and services in demand in key markets.


Film, Television and Digital Media

Become part of a dynamic industry with award-winning talent and strong ties to production centres in Asia and North America.

Find out which markets are interested in British Columbia’s digital and screen media services.


Life Sciences

Join an extensive network of research centres at the leading edge of new pharmaceutical and medical device developments.

Learn more about Life sciences.


Three of the most recent opportunities in Technology for Investments & Partnerships.

Food Safety Biotechnology

628 East Kent Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5X0B2
SOHO Biotech Inc. is a biotechnology investment opportunity in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We develop leading-edge diagnostic testing kits for the food industry, and are currently expanding our product lines to supply testing solutions throughout the agricultural sector. We are currently we... continue

Manufacturer/Developer of Fixed Cellular Business Telephones

311-1182 West 16th Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7P 0B3
Manufacturing business phone and tablet enclosures, based on a cast aluminum casing housing. The market ranges from iPad enclosures to business phones, over kitchen or work counters, restaurant booths, for WiFi or cellular terminals or industrial controls. Based on the ultra secure Blackberry platfo... continue

Snow Skates

P.O Box 10180, 108 Mile Ranch, BC
Avatar Snowskates is bringing the third downhill snow sport to ski resorts, offering a fresh revenue stream and new patrons for resorts, rental ops., retailers, distributors and sales reps. -- all hungry for a new product to offer the flat/declining snowboard/ski market. Skaters gain the means they'... continue

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