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United Kingdom enterprise - Canadian Technology Accelerator

Technology businesses are at the heart of the United Kingdom (U.K.) economy with a turnover of $312.8 billion while sustaining 1.6 million jobs. So far, in 2022, the U.K. government technology sector spent over $2.5 billion in enterprise software systems. With 30 significant clusters across the U.K., there are qualified opportunities for Canadian exporters, especially for innovations in the enterprise software segment. Take advantage of these opportunities to scale up your business by joining the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in the U.K.!

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Important dates

Application deadline

Program dates

Time commitment

ClosedFebruary to April/May 2023About 4 hours per week

What are the benefits of joining?

Upon acceptance to the enterprise software CTA in the U.K., your company will access: 

Successful applicants may also have the opportunity to participate in additional CTA programming in the Irish market. Ireland is the only common law, English-speaking country in the European Union (E.U.), and is an attractive base for Canadian companies wanting to access the European market.

Who should apply

We are looking for high-potential, high-growth innovative Canadian companies with technology in:

Your company must have:

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

What you need to apply

How the program works

The enterprise software CTA in the U.K. will be a 12 to 16-week hybrid program beginning in February 2023, with most of the program taking place virtually. It will include:


 “A big thank you to all folks at [the Trade Commissioner Service] TCS for their great work organizing, guiding and supporting during this program, it is very much appreciated!” – Mike Andrews, Liveable Cities (on the first U.K. CTA program delivered in 2022) 

“It was one of the finest programs in the recent times. Well planned and thought through.” – Prateek Saxena, Hygge (on the first U.K. CTA program delivered in 2022)

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Claudio Ramirez
Manager, Canadian Technology Accelerator
High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom

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