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Boston/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. 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.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we are currently offering our CTA programs virtually. In-market program will resume based on advice from public health agencies once travel restrictions are lifted. Important dates

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime Commitment
February 23, 2022 11:59 pm PSTApril 1, 2022 for 6 to 8 months4 to 8 hours per week

Who should apply

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

Technology:

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.

What we offer

The CTA program includes:

Program

This 6 to 8 month program will offer virtual support beginning April 1, 2022 and will take between 4 to 8 hours per week. Companies will participate in:

Applications are now open.

What you will gain

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.

Testimonials

“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 CTA Boston by contacting:

Serban Georgescu

Serban Georgescu
Trade Commissioner, Canadian Technology
Accelerator Boston
(Serban.Georgescu@international.gc.ca)

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

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