CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.

CATA News Connections: Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

August 31, 2016

Our goal is to amplify the voices of tech executives, innovators and entrepreneurs to create a more connected, informed and influential community.


Major Industry Group Answers Ministers’ Call for guidance in building Canada as a global centre for innovation

August 31, 2016

CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.


Reversing Canada’s $5 billion food processing net trade imbalance: Will Canada’s new innovation policy help lead the turnaround?

August 30, 2016

CATAAlliance (www.cata.ca), Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, has called on the federal government to lead and support an Advanced Technology for Food Manufacturing (ATFM) program, as an integral part of building Canada as a global centre for innovation.


Canada’s global leadership for “Smart-Intelligent Cities"? Will Canada’s new innovation policy recognize the opportunities for knowledge job creation, investment, foreign trade & national innovation?

August 29, 2016

CATAAlliance (www.cata.ca), has called on the federal government to create a national Smart Communities Development Fund “SCDF” of $300 million to support the digital transformation of our cities and smaller communities and create a new $20 billion export trade business with an enhanced Smart City industrial sector as an integral part of building Canada as a global centre for innovation.


CATA calls for changes to SR&ED program and looks to UK to improve administration

August 26, 2016

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) is calling for a refundable, labour-based digital innovation tax credit for smaller information and communications technology (ICT) companies and the creation of a third-party organization to determine eligibility of ICT claims.


Innovation 360

August 26, 2016

Innovation 360, hosted by CMC Microsystems, is the annual national symposium and exposition highlighting successes of Canada’s National Design Network and opportunities for putting microsystems and nanotechnologies to work for Canada. Innovation 360 brings together Canadian innovators from academia, industry, government, and complementary organizations.


Collaborate and Build Peer Relationships with 4000 CATA Facebook Friends: Opt in Today!

August 25, 2016

We regularly post to the CATAAlliance Facebook network to boost the IMPACT of members’ rich content messages, with added IMPACT to opt in 5000 Google+ members and 24000 Linkedin Followers. Our CEO also uses Facebook Live for Innovation Advocacy Updates.


Lazaridis Institute seeks Top 10 Canadian tech scale-ups for first cohort of expert mentoring program: Register for your guest invite today!

August 17, 2016

The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier University is travelling across Canada to find the most promising companies to join the first cohort of the Lazaridis Institute Scale Up Program.




16 September 2016

Special Offer - The Art of Leadership Vancouver


This one day conference features five internationally renowned bestselling authors and thought leaders, who will share an exciting blend of cutting edge thinking and real world experience on today’s most critical leadership issues....

21 October 2016

Special Offer - The Art of Leadership Toronto


The Art of Leadership Toronto will take place October 21st, 2016. Attendees will get the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage and network with over 1,500 of Canada’s most influential leaders....

26 September 2016

CATAAlliance and CAMSS Canada team up to identify the essential business and leadership strategies driving technology innovation


CATAAlliance has joined forces with CAMSS Canada to advance Canada’s innovation leadership at a major Conference event entitled “SHAPING THE STRATEGY OF CANADA'S I.T. ECOSYSTEM” (September 26-27th, in Toronto.)...

26 October 2016

6th Canadian Wireless Trade Show


The 6th Canadian Wireless Trade Show is the premier B2B Wireless & Mobile Communication event in Canada....

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