In British Columbia (B.C.), a thriving tech industry, top universities and research centres converge with one of Canada’s most diverse agriculture, seafood and food processing industries.
B.C.’s 150-plus agritech companies are applying technology and innovation to the farm, food and fish sectors to address global issues ranging from food safety and production to food security and sustainability.
In 2022, B.C. launched the Centre for Agritech Innovation with $16.5 million in investments to bring together academia, government and the industry to create more productive, diverse and resilient food-supply chains.
B.C. is home to over 150 Agritech companiesB.C. Agritech Land Use Secretariat
Over 515 agrifood commodities & 180 different varieties of seafood harvested every yearGovernment of B.C. (2018)
Canada is the 5th largest agricultural commodities exporter in the worldFarm Credit Canada (2020).
To help B.C. communities and countries around the world produce food with fewer resources, British Columbia is investing in the opportunities that agritech can bring.
Hear firsthand, how businesses are succeeding within British Columbia’s Agritech sector.
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