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Boston and Cambridge tech and life sciences – Canadian Technology Accelerator

The Boston Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) is an award-winning program in a key innovation market. Boston has the number one biotech cluster in the world, and a strong tech landscape.

Boston provides tremendous opportunities for Canadian companies with its established ecosystem and high concentration of strategic partners, investors and clients.

The CTA global business development program can give you the knowledge and connections you need to enter and succeed in this market.

Our CTA program will be delivered in a hybrid fashion, with education and mentoring done virtually, and an in-market component focused on business development.

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime commitment
ClosedApril 2024 for 6-7 months (with a break in August)4 to 6 hours per week

What are the benefits of joining?

The CTA program includes:

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the opportunities for their technology in Boston and will also receive strategic business advice. They will have the opportunity to present their technology to potential clients, partners and investors.

Who should apply

We are seeking fast-growing Canadian life sciences or technology companies in one of the following areas:

Life sciences:


We are seeking Canadian innovators who have:

The TCS supports equality and diversity in trade. We strongly encourage companies led by Canadians of all backgrounds and orientations to apply.

How the program works

This program runs 6 to 7 months and will begin in April 2024. The program requires a commitment of 4 to 6 hours per week.

Companies will participate in:

Applications are now open.


"The CTA experience exceeded all our expectations. We could not have asked for better mentors and are so grateful for the impressive business advice. Our mentors gave us way more time than they should have and truly felt like part of our team. Thank you to the CTA for accepting us into the program and providing us with invaluable information and relationships."

Adam Rumanek, CEO, Aux Mode.

"The CTA gives unprecedented access to expertise and networks in target export markets; our experience in both the Boston and San Francisco programs has been outstanding, with highly dedicated, relevant mentors who continue to be advocates and advisors for our company."

Pierre Wijdenes, CEO and Claire Dixon, COO, Neuraura.

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Serban Georgescu

Serban Georgescu
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator – Boston

For general inquiries on the CTA program, please contact the CTA Coordination Team at

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