Award Opportunities – Women, Early Career Researchers & Innovators – Sep to Dec 2018

Female Researchers/Women

Oct 15 Deadline - Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Awards: Business in Vancouver is seeking B.C.'s outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees are chosen based on the criteria of professional accomplishments, influence, and business community involvement.

Early Career Researchers

Sep 24 Deadline - Global Young Academy Membership (3-10 years from completion of a PhD): The Global Young Academy aims to become the voice of young scientists around the world. To realize our vision we develop, connect, and mobilize new talent from six continents. Moreover we empower young researchers to lead International, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational dialogue with the goal to make global decision making evidence-based and inclusive.

Dec 8 Deadline - BC Business 30 Under 30 : From CEOs to entrepreneurs to philanthropists, BC Business is looking for young guns in their 20s who are excelling professionally, innovating their industry and making competitors nervous.


Oct 15 Deadline – Surrey Innovation Awards: The Surrey Innovation Awards celebrates, educates, and connects innovators across all industries by Surrey businesses and helps make Surrey a recognized hub of innovation by igniting a new narrative for our city, strengthening its economic future and building the spirit of innovation. Categories incl. Small Business Innovation Award, Young Innovator Award.

Nov 20 Deadline – Edison Achievement Award: Edison Awards honors one or more individuals who, through their careers, their leadership and their achievements, have distinguished themselves by making a significant and lasting contribution to the world of innovation.

Nov 30 Deadline – Small Business BC Award: The Small Business BC Awards recognizes the contributions and achievements of BC small business owners.

Dec 22 Deadline – Canadian Innovation Awards: Recognize and celebrate exceptional achievement by individuals, companies, and organizations in the field of technology and business innovation in Canada.