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

June 30, 2016

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


Laurier’s Lazaridis Institute teams up with CATAAlliance to Accelerate Entrepreneurial Success at Laurier’s LaunchPad for Startups

June 28, 2016

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) has selected Laurier’s Lazaridis Institute LaunchPad as a partnership focus for its summer 2016 “ Business Acceleration: Customers, Markets, and Media Outreach initiative,“ a welcome infusion of resources made available student and alumni led start up enterprises.


mLab Canada teams up with CATAAlliance to Accelerate Start-Up Success in New Brunswick

June 22, 2016

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) has selected mLab developed by Stellar RHL as a partnership focus for its summer 2016 “ Business Acceleration: Customers, Markets, and Media Outreach initiative,“ a welcome infusion to the downtown core of Fredericton, NB.


Making the Case for a Canadian SBIR (CSBIR): Will Canada’s New Innovation Minister Take the Lead?

June 21, 2016

The proposal is part of the CATA competitive innovation nation Campaign comprised of a number of Advocacy Initiatives to help advance Canada’s innovation and competitiveness ranking to number one from middle of the pack.


'Plug In' Resources for Canada's Start Up Businesses: Customer, Market and Media Outreach with CATA's Strategic Partners

June 17, 2016

'Plug In' resources that CATAAlliance (www.cata.ca) provides through partnerships with Canadian incubation HUBS to help their start up companies build profile and connect with customers, markets and media.


Comparing the administration of the Canadian Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit program to the UK R&D tax credit program: Public Policy Advocacy validated

June 16, 2016

Executives interested in SR&ED tax credits should review RDP research (18 pages) comparing the Canadian Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit program to the UK R&D tax credit program.


Securing Canada’s Cyberspace Symposium – Interview with Jeannie Dempster Now Available

June 15, 2016

Watch as CATAAlliance's Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes, interviews Jeannie Dempster, Vice-President, Public Policy Forum, regarding the Securing Canada’s Cyberspace Symposium taking place June 16 in Ottawa


Securing Canada’s Cyberspace - Public Policy Forum Executive to Share Symposium Insights

June 13, 2016

A live video podcast interview with Jeannie Dempster, Vice-President, Public Policy Forum, regarding the Securing Cananda’s Cyberspace Symposium taking place June 16 in Ottawa. This executive-level symposium will bring together decision-makers from across Canada to drive the strategies, policies and approaches that are necessary to mitigate digital crime.




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ReMAP AGM and Call for Proposals: CATA Partnered


We will be holding our AGM and networking event on June 29th in Toronto, and if you are interested in connecting with potential future partners we would love to have you join us as our guest....

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