This report captures the North Coast Innovation Lab’s (NCIL) work in 2018 and reflects on its progress through a Developmental Evaluation lens. The NCIL is a place-based initiative supporting tangible projects and initiatives that will build a resilient economy in Prince Rupert. There has been incredible progress and evolution of the NCIL since its launch in 2017, and it has begun to have significant local impact. The NCIL’s mission of bringing capacity,research, and energy to innovative projects is beginning to bear fruit in partnerships and projects of varying scope and scale. The NCIL is well positioned to enable positive impact locally into 2019 and beyond.