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COVID-19 Update

2020 Cancellation

Due to COVID-19 the Student Innovation Challenge has been cancelled for 2020. Stay well, keep working on your bright ideas, and look to the future.

1 – Entrepreneurship

This category seeks out students from the BCIT community to be recognized for innovative ideas, entrepreneurship, and commercial products. This category is open to all full and part-time BCIT students in good standing. Multidisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged. The winner in this category will be the idea deemed most likely to succeed as a business venture in the current market.

Judging Criteria:

  • Innovative / Unique
  • Clarity / Comprehensive
  • Market Potential
  • Business Model / Financial Viability
  • Development Planning
  • Team (Skills)
  • Implementation

Prizes:

  • 1st Prize – $5,000 cash
  • 2nd and 3rd prizes also awarded

Applications: To apply in this category, please download this guideline [PDF] and submit here.

2 – Applied research

BCIT students deliver great projects every year with their capstone, class, and directed studies projects. If you think you have an innovative project that solves a real world problem, submit it for your chance to win the applied research category. We are looking for BCIT’s top students delivering solutions to problems. This category is open to all full and part-time BCIT students in good standing. Multidisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged.

Judging Criteria:

  • Innovative / Unique
  • Clarity / Comprehensive
  • Solves Industry or Company Problem
  • Feasibility
  • Development Planning
  • Team (Skills)
  • Implementation

Prizes:

  • 1st Prize – $5,000 cash
  • 2nd and 3rd prizes also awarded

Applications: To apply in this category, please download this guideline [PDF] and submit here.