Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) – Innovation Forum

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises – Ontario Region is planning to hold a Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) – Innovation Forum on February 25, 2015.

The Innovation Information Forum presentations are free and brought to you by PWGSC-OSME and its federal government partners. Event hosts may charge a nominal fee. Please check the event calendar link for further details.

The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps entrepreneurs start to sell their innovative products to the government of Canada. The program calls for entrepreneurs to apply to offer their products to address priority areas for purchasing. Companies that are approved become pre-qualified and attend an event where they meet federal funding and purchasing departments.

If you are interested in applying for a future call, you can attend the BCIP Innovation Forum where companies that were successfully qualified from the call for proposal 005, in summer of 2014, present their products.

Event Details:

Date:                  February 25, 2015
Time:                  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Venue:               3rd Floor Auditorium
Location:           Joseph Shepard Building, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario


The morning session will comprise of testimonials from BCIP pre-qualified innovators and testing departments followed by a panel discussion. The afternoon session will   comprise of speakers from various federal departments on their future program needs. There will also be a trade show with display tables from various pre-qualified innovators and federal funding departments throughout the day.


Small and Medium Enterprises, entrepreneurs, the innovation community, federal departments.

The agenda is currently being developed as speakers are confirming their attendance. The agenda, official invite and online registration will be finalized in early January.

Please mark February 25, 2015 in your calendar. Should you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office at 416-512-5577/ 1-800-668-5378 or

The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) is pleased to inform you of the following program update:

Pre-qualified innovations from the Fifth Call for Proposals:




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