CATA is a trusted industry alliance with a mandate to help Canadian innovation thrive. We focus on commercial capabilities and access for homegrown technology businesses. The alliance brings together industry and thought leaders with academe and policy makers to advocate for Canadian competitiveness.

We’re amplifying a bold, confident podium culture amongst Canadian innovators.

CATA SR&ED Tax Credits Update – 2020 Tax Survey

February 14, 2020

Russ Roberts, PhD, Sr VP, Tax, Finance & Advocacy, CATAAlliance CATA is a trusted industry alliance with a mandate to help Canadian innovation thrive. We focus on commercial capabilities and access for homegrown technology businesses. The alliance brings together industry and thought leaders with academe and policy makers to advocate for Canadian competitiveness and amplify […]

Canada’s National Economic Strategy Requires Input from All Voices

February 13, 2020

Takeaways Canada is underperforming on innovation and competitiveness due to our lack of ability to commercialize our R&D and products. Canada needs a national economic strategy that places innovation at its centre and must include government as well as leaders from all sectors. Our approach to talent has to be more open-minded in terms of […]

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science and International Women’s Day

February 11, 2020

We are happy we have two days dedicated to celebrating Women and Girls in Science and all Women. Inclusive leadership, fully tapping into the inspiration, creative energy, intelligence and drive for purposeful excellence, and creating a culture of belonging (essential to elevating teams to their very best), means intention and awareness EVERY day. CATA joins […]

Building From the Ground Up with Suzanne Grant

January 31, 2020

As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to stay true to yourself. But building that foundation starts from the ground up – just ask Suzanne Grant, CEO of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance. Suzanne is a Canadian veteran and entrepreneur with military communications, engineering and intelligence background. As the current CEO of CATA, Canada’s Technology […]

Fellow storm survivors – cozy up with a mid winter CATA DownloadNorth

January 22, 2020

  CATAAlliance February 2020 On behalf of the CATAAlliance community, we extend our deepest condolences to those who lost family, friends and loved ones on flight 752. Among the 176 souls on board, 79 were affiliated with Canadian scientific and academic institutions. Together we mourn this immense loss of talent and potential; innovators, entrepreneurs and […]

31 March 2020

Data Day 7.0: AI Next Steps and Everything Smart


Data Day 7.0 will celebrate the latest developments in data science and analytics research within the Carleton community and in Canada
 
EPIC Summit

Masters Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management


Canada’s first comprehensive modular program for supply chain and logistics professionals (CATA Members save 10% on program fee.) Next session February 7, 2020 to June 6, 2020
 
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Call for Priority ACTION ITEMS Re: Tax Reform
Please help CATA put together a list of priority tax reforms; legislative clarifications and modifications to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on tax reform. We need a short list of your thoughts on critical improvements to the tax system that will assist you in capitalizing on your firm’s innovations; and promote your firm’s growth as an internationally competitive, viable Canadian business.

Send ideas, comments and lists for reforms to cmalette@cata.ca with Tax Reform as the subject...
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The ‘Sara Kirke’ Declaration for Diversity & Women-led Enterprises
The 'Sara Kirke' Declaration outlines five modern day guiding principles that if adopted, will help promote and accelerate diversity and the growth of women-led enterprises in Canada.....