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India deep technology – Canadian Technology Accelerator

Are you looking for new opportunities to grow your deep-tech company? India’s deep-tech market has come of age and is growing rapidly. Its base is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40-45% in 2021 and with 14% of total startup investments in India in 2020 having gone to deep-tech ventures.

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program in India can help Canadian deep-tech startups and small and medium-sized enterprises capitalize on the growing Indian market.

The CTA can:

This is the first CTA program in India. Participants will be able to leverage all of the resources offered by the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) in India, including the CTA program and much more, through its network of 50 Trade Commissioners spread across eight offices across the country.

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime commitment
January 21, 2022, at 11:59 PM PTMarch 1 to
May 21, 2022
About 3 to 4 hours per week

Who should apply

We are seeking fast-growing, leading-edge Canadian deep-tech companies in the following areas:

Companies that have:

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

What we offer your business

Upon acceptance, your business will benefit from:

Program

This three-to-four-month program will run virtually for about 3-4 hours a week, from the beginning of March 2022, to the end of May 2022.

If travel restrictions ease, there is possibility of an optional, 1-2 week in-person market visit being offered at the end of the virtual program. This CTA will bring together a maximum of seven companies who will participate in one-on-one as well as group sessions.

This will include:

Program content will be adjusted to the selected cohort and individual companies.

What you will gain

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Scott McLeod

Scott McLeod
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator – India
Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service
Scott.McLeod@international.gc.ca

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