The Canadian Technology Accelerator in San Francisco - Life Sciences

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program of Global Affairs Canada provides Canadian high-growth companies with mentoring support, networking opportunities and temporary office space for greater exposure to global partners and markets.  

The San Francisco CTA is accepting applications for the next cohort November – February. The program includes educational webinars and remote mentoring as well as two events in San Francisco in November 2016 and February 2017.

We’re looking for Canadian biopharma, health IT, medical devices, diagnostics and imaging companies that are:

•    Post-seed
•    Have existing traction in the marketplace and have the potential to scale
•    Have specific goals and a clear strategy for internationalization & are prepared to prospect and close deals
•    Able to commit at least one senior member (C-level or Founder) or a business development officer to take participate part in the virtual program and attend the two in-market events (Nov/Feb).
•    Sectors of focus: biopharma, health IT, medical devices, diagnostics and imaging

Attached for your reference is a one-pager with additional information on the CTA San Francisco Life Sciences program.

Applications can be found here. Deadline for submission is October 21st, 2016.

Please disseminate widely among life science companies in your network! Interested companies can contact:

Suzanne Drisdelle

Trade Commissioner/ Ontario Regional Lead (Life Sciences)
Déléguée commercial/ Chef régional de secteur (Sciences de la vie)
MaRS Centre, 101 College, Toronto M5G 1L7
Cell: 416-818-2717

Global Affairs Canada | Affaires mondiales Canada
Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada

Bryan W. Bowman

Canadian Technology Accelerator Coordinator | Coordonnateur Accélérateurs Technologique Canadien
Consulate General of Canada | Consulat Général du Canada
245 Lytton Avenue, Third Floor, Palo Alto CA 94301
tel : (650) 543-8811 | fax : (650) 543-8844

For a PDF of the flyer click here