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Canadian Trade Commissioner Service CTAs - Boston


CTA@Boston helps to grow your business from "The Hub"! Accelerator candidates are small to mid-sized Canadian Life Sciences, Health, IT, or Green-IT companies with initial traction in the market, differentiated technology, and potential to scale the business.


Launch Date: April 2013
Location: Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC), Kendall Square MIT
Specializes In: Life Sciences, Health, IT, or Green-IT

Program Details

Services include: office space amongst inspired and like-minded global entrepreneurs; introductions to experienced mentors and advisors including successful Canadian executive expatriates; access to industry leaders, venture capitalists and other key resources; networking events; and additional connections from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Housing Capacity

8 companies for up to 2 people at any given time.

Program Duration

Four Months

Additional Information

Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC) overlooks the MIT campus in Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, where Kendall Square features one of the highest concentrations of life sciences and technology companies in the world as well as leading venture capital firms.


Application Form and Information

Screening Committee Criteria

Key Dates: CTA@Boston - Recruitment/Selection
Call for ApplicationsSelection of Participants**Duration
March 5-19, 2014April 20144 months
July 2-23, 2014August 20144 months
November 5-19, 2014December 20144 months

** The CTA@Boston accepts companies three times per year and start dates are on a rolling basis, determined by availability of entrepreneur and seats availability at the CTA

Thierry Weissenburger
Senior Trade Commissioner, Boston
(617) 247-5150

Consulate General of Canada in Boston | New England
Three Copley Place, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02116 
Email: boston.commerce@international.gc.ca

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