Breaking new ground, together

Our founding members

CICE was founded in October 2021 with $105M raised through member-based partnership commitments from the Government of British Columbia, Shell Canada Ltd. and the Government of Canada (through Natural Resources Canada - Energy Innovation Program).

CICE operates as a not-for-profit — completely independent from public and private entities.

Becoming a member

CICE is always on the lookout for visionary organizations that are ready to move B.C. innovation from ambition to net-zero and beyond. As a Member, you have a front row seat to the development of breakthrough solutions that could ultimately help your company on its own journey to net-zero.

benefits include:

  • Tackle bigger decarbonization problems through shared investment and shared risk in new innovations
  • Speed up the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to help overcome hard-to-abate challenges and reach 2050 net-zero targets
  • Engage with entrepreneurs and innovators from diverse sectors, broaden your talent pool and forge new strategic partnerships
  • Foster a culture of innovation within your company and enhance your reputation as a sustainable organization
  • Be a first validating customer to adopt and advance high-potential solutions in challenging stages of pre-commercial development and demonstration
  • Connect with a valuable network of climate experts, innovators, investors, academia and government policy makers to stay in the loop on what’s happening in B.C. cleantech

Join us and let’s spark clean energy breakthroughs in B.C. that result in new paths to decarbonization, more green jobs, stronger exports and advancement of the world towards net negative emissions. Your organization benefits from becoming a CICE Member, and so does the planet.