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Special Series: Science, Technology and Innovation

New Fund Helps Great Ideas Thrive with Global Partnerships

It is called the valley of death: the riskiest part of the business cycle, when start‑up companies must find partnerships to develop their super‑new goods and services or see them “die,” but a new funding program helps innovative ideas survive by finding the right international partner.

Special Series: Science, Technology and Innovation

Program Cushions Landing for Technology Companies in The Hague

The Netherlands is a hub for security technologies and a gateway to Europe and it can be a challenging place to get established, but Canadian companies are gaining a leg up through a new platform offering guidance and connections.

Special Series: Science, Technology and Innovation

Economist’s View: Foreign R&D Spending in Canada Mostly from U.S.

American enterprises account for the lion’s share of research and development (R&D) spending in Canada by foreign multinationals, new data shows.

Canadian Craft Beer to Tour U.S.

Denver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, U.S.
February 27-March 2, 2017 —
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service is organizing a tour to five American cities for Canadian brewers to meet with craft beer importers, distributors and key industry representatives from each region. The program for each stop will include breakout sessions and business-to-business meetings. Register today.

Join the Canadian ICT Mission to Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China
April 12-17, 2017 —
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service invites Canadian information and communications technology (ICT) companies to participate in an ICT Partnering Mission to Hong Kong designed to assist Canadian companies do business in Hong Kong and other Asian markets. Register today.

Tap into the EU Market

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
January 30, 2017 —
Canadian companies interested in exporting to the European Union (EU) are invited to attend an information seminar to learn about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the EU. The session will cover key provisions of the CETA agreement, tools for success and key sector opportunities. Register today.