Who will change the future of mining?

#DisruptMining accelerates mining innovation by bringing diverse, brilliant minds together to provide the raw materials that propel modern society.

Founded in 2017 by Goldcorp and Integra Gold, #DisruptMining is a catalyst to accelerate innovation – to encourage new ideas, generate new opportunities and tackle problems more efficiently, and to bridge the gap between mining and technology. It’s a platform for entrepreneurs working with disruptive and exponential technologies to highlight their application across the entire sector. From exploration and mine closure to financing and sustainability, #DisruptMining engages people with exponential technologies and rogue ideas, and provides a CAD$1 million capital opportunity to bring their disruption to mining.

Finalists will pitch competing innovations to a “shark-tank” style panel of industry titans. More than 1,000 mining executives, investors and financiers will be in attendance, each looking for that one revolutionary idea. #DisruptMining is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to produce real and powerful change.

Proceeds from the #DisruptMining event will support the future of the mining industry through innovation-focused scholarships.

2018 Finalists

Acoustic Zoom Inc. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website Pitch Video
EnviroLeach Technologies logo Innovation Summary Visit Website Pitch Video
LlamaZOO Interactive Inc. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website Pitch Video
Open Mineral AG logo Innovation Summary Visit Website Pitch Video

Where are they now?

2017 Finalists

Bio-Mine Ltd. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website 2018 Update Video
Cementation Canada Inc. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website 2018 Update Video
Goldspot Discoveries Inc. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website 2018 Update Video
KORE Geosystems Inc. logo Innovation Summary Visit Website 2018 Update Video
Tradewind Markets logo Innovation Summary Visit Website

Panel of Judges

Veronica Knott Veronica Knott University of British Columbia Mining Engineering Student View Bio
Rob McEwen Rob McEwen Chairman and Chief Owner, McEwen Mining Inc. View Bio
George Salamis George Salamis President and CEO, Integra Resources View Bio
Blanca Treviño Blanca Treviño President and CEO, Softtek and Director of Goldcorp View Bio
Dr. Wal van Lierop Dr. Wal van Lierop President and CEO, Chrysalix Venture Capital View Bio