Attention young innovators! The Science Fair Foundation BC is looking to help you showcase your innovative solutions to industry, academia and investors at the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase! If you’re a young innovator who resides in the province of BC or the Yukon and are between the ages of 12 to 24 we want to hear from you!

From innovative, new medical devices to a new, sustainable 3D printing process, youth from all areas of BC and the Yukon are invited to pitch their innovative solutions at the Youth Innovation Showcase! Innovators are asked to complete a registration form and submit a 30 second selfie video outlining; who they are, where they are from, their age and a brief summary highlighting their latest and greatest innovation. 

Top students in each age category will be invited to pitch their ideas to a panel at a #BCTech industry event in Vancouver, spring of 2020. 

Final Pitch Competition Format:
  • Live audience + Judges panel
  • Participants given 2 min to pitch their innovation
  • 3 min Q&A from panel of  Industry leaders
  • Compete for Awards and Prizes
      Check out the 2019 Final Pitches >

How to register

Fill out and submit the online registration form and submit a 30-second selfie video.

Selfie video should include:
  • Your name
  • Where you are from
  • Your current age
  • What your latest and greatest innovation is
  • Why you think your innovation rocks and should be considered for the Showcase

Submissions Close: April 30, 2020
 

Timeline

 
April 30 DEADLINE - Register & Submit 30 second selfie pitch video
May 15 Semi finalists announced & invited to next stage
May 19 to 29     Semi-finalists interviews with judging panel 
May 31 Finalists announced & invited to participate in pitch competition
TBD Final pitch competition- Winner announced 

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who resides in the province of BC or the Yukon and is between the ages of 12 to 24
There will be three age categories judged independently:
  • Ages 12 to 15
  • Ages 16 to 19
  • Ages 20 to 24
Travel subsidies are limited and there are no guarantees that funds will be available for each member of a group project to come to Vancouver for the Finals. 

Travel subsidies are guaranteed for at least one person per project. Subsidies will also be available for parent/guardians to accompany any participants aged 18 or younger. 

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For sponsorship inquiries or to discuss possible partnership, please contact us at info@youthinnovation.ca.

For questions about program participation or registration, please contact us at register@youthinnovation.ca.
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