Calling On the Honourable Navdeep Bains Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development: Canada’s SR&ED Program

June 24, 2017

June 27, 2017 The Honourable Navdeep Bains Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Hill Office, House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Bains Re: Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program I am writing to you as the CEO of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance and on behalf of […]

Risk Re-Rebalancing in Federal Procurement: Summary of the consultations and steps forward

June 22, 2017

Federal Procurement Public Policy Direction CATAAlliance would like to share with members and supporters a summary  report prepared by Public Services and Procurement Canada, entitled, “ Risk Re-Rebalancing in Federal Procurement:  Summary of the consultations and steps forward.” For the above, note that the Strategic Policy Sector (SPS) organized a series of consultations with internal […]

Innovation Insight with Howard Kettner, CATA Innovation Leadership Council member: Join the Conversation

Innovation Insight with Howard Kettner, CATA Innovation Leadership Council member from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. Join CATA’s CEO John Reid for a one minute video interview insight from Howard Kettner, Community Leader, CEO BenefitsGenius and newest member of the CATA Innovation Leadership Council. According to Howard, we are all hardwired to do more better and innovation […]

CATA Public Safety & Security: Four Benefits from Working with Us

June 21, 2017

CATA Public Safety & Security: Four Benefits from Working with Us from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. CATA CEO, John Reid outlines in one minute the four areas of deliverables and/or benefits from engaging in CATA’s Public Safety & Security mission, namely marketplace opportunity, advocacy, best practices and peer business networking. Executives (i,e., providers of technology products, […]

MNP Sponsors Canadian Science and Technology Reporting Award: Innovation Leadership

June 20, 2017

OTTAWA, ON –  CATAAlliance, Canada’s One Voice For Innovation lobby group, is pleased to announce the newly branded MNP Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting. The annual award is granted to a journalist or writer who has raised the public profile of science and technology through clear and engaging articles. MNP, one of […]

Competitive Innovation Nation Advocacy Crowdfunding (draft)

Please review the draft CATA Competitive Innovation Nation Advocacy Crowdfunding Campaign below and then send your feedback and guidance to CATA CEO, John Reid, at jreid@cata.ca Draft Letter to Supporters: Hi We’re launching a crowdfunding campaign to get community support behind CATA’s Competitive Innovation Nation platform (https://tinyurl.com/k2btfd5) and, as a community leader, we want you […]

Public Safety and Advanced Security Insights with CATA’s Katherine Thompson

June 19, 2017

Public Safety and Advanced Security Insights with CATA’s Katherine Thompson from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. Join Katherine Thompson, CATA’s Cyber Security Leader for an interview with CATA CEO, John Reid on the technology challenges and opportunities facing Canada’s public safety and security community. Mr. Reid begins the interview with the outcomes of CATA’s work in this […]

Russ Roberts, CATA Sr. VP, Advocacy met with Tara Cosgrove, Director General, Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit program (SR&ED)

SR&ED Consultation Meeting with CRA Russ Roberts, CATA Sr. VP, Advocacy met with Tara Cosgrove, Director General in charge of Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit program (SR&ED) as part of CATA’s ongoing meetings with key officials to address marketplace issues and concerns. Dr. Roberts also moderates a SR&ED Social Group, now with […]

18 July 2017

The New York Venture Summit


CATA Partnered with Discount: The 17th annual New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures.