So. Let’s keep things REAL.

Work [and life as we know it] has been interrupted.


This program is here to HELP. It’s a hyperlocal BACK-TO-BUSINESS initiative for businesses who want to consider entering or expanding in the digital economy.

DER3 3 in 1

I’m a small-medium sized business

I’m a digital service provider

I’m a subject matter expert

April 15, 2020 | COVID-19 crisis. In partnership with Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET), Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA) is honoured to launch the Digital Economy Response Program (DER3). As the region's long-standing technology accelerator, with support from Innovate BC, Innovation Island has been asked to help with the mounting challenges facing small-medium sized businesses. DER3 will provide one-to-one business & technical expertise for companies that need to consider changes to their business models, or action plans to better engage with the digital economy. With decades of experience in the tech sector, and a deep understanding of digital ecosystems, we are here to help!