Canadian Technology Accelerators

About the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA)

Accelerating Access to Global Markets

The Canadian Technology Accelerator initiative provides Canadian high-growth market-ready companies support to access global markets and entrepreneurship services within the Information and Communication Technologies, (ICT), Life Sciences, and Clean Technologies industries.


  • Mentorship from industry leaders, partners and Trade Commissioners in market
  • Support in accessing financial resources, engaging strategic partners, and refining business models for global market opportunities
  • Access to free office space within existing international business acceleratorsFootnote *
  • Greater exposure to global partners and opportunities to pursue clients

How to Apply

Application process

The CTA initiative is managed and led by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service with support and contributions from stakeholders in Canada such as Business Development Canada (BDC), as well as partners from in-market business accelerators, provincial governments, international venture capital firms and industry experts.


Footnote *

Note: Virtual Programs do not provide office space

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