Deep Tech Canada

Vision & Mission

Our Network Formed to Bring Breakthroughs to Life

Before 2015, there wasn’t an easy way to access resources, support, and partners in the deep tech industry. Especially not from one place. That’s when our founder, Marie D’Iorio, saw an opportunity. Her vision? To facilitate partnerships and collaborations that bring scientific breakthroughs to the national and international marketplace. And, to do so by creating a network that helps members reach their full potential.

Our members are advancing next-generation technologies that are catalysts for change. Together, we’re strengthening Canada’s tech ecosystem, building new opportunities for individuals and industry, and improving lives.

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Vision

We have a bold vision: to position Canada as a global leader in tackling today's most pressing global challenges with a collaborative approach to cutting-edge innovation.

Mission

Our mission is to drive the development of world-class projects, facilitate Canadian SMEs entry into global markets, and provide valuable insights to shape policy in diverse sectors. As a dynamic community of innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs, we foster collaboration, encourage risk-taking, and catalyze the growth of the deep tech ecosystem in Canada. Join us in our pursuit of innovation, growth, and global leadership in emerging technologies that will address today’s most pressing challenges.

Impact

Our deep tech approach accelerates the scale-up and commercialization of disruptive technologies, spurring economic growth in Canada. We provide opportunities for Canadian innovators to bring their ideas to market quickly, resulting in the creation of new jobs as businesses expand to meet demand and tap into global markets. We prioritize training and development, equipping Canadian entrepreneurs with the skills needed to excel in specialized fields. We foster collaboration among a network of innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs, leading to a robust tech ecosystem in Canada. With strong international partnerships, we open doors to new markets and opportunities, enabling Canadian businesses to establish a global presence and drive economic impact in emerging fields such as quantum, nanotech, advanced manufacturing, biotech, cleantech, and artificial intelligence. We are committed to fostering collaboration in emerging technologies, creating jobs, and promoting Canada's reputation as a nation at the forefront of tech advancements, addressing today's greatest challenges while driving economic growth.

Deep Tech Canada Membership Benefits Include:

Extensive planning and logistics support for Deep Tech Canada international trade missions

Market intelligence information and reports, funding opportunities, and events that can help you build relationships in the industry

Connections to industry experts, organizations, and partnership opportunities

Making lasting connections with the deep tech community, and more

Learn more about Membership Benefits

There’s Nothing Small About What We Do

The Deep Tech Canada network is addressing today’s big societal challenges. We focus on areas that include:

  • Health and nanomedicine
  • Transportation
  • Climate change
  • Food, water, and energy sustainability
  • Environmental remediation
  • Health and safety
  • And more

We’re One of a Kind

Deep Tech Canada is the only multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral network of its kind in Canada. Whether you’re an individual with a great idea, a new operation with an exciting product, an established industry partner, a member of academia, or a public agency or organization, we’re here for you.

Members are at the Heart of our Work

People often join Deep Tech Canada for knowledge, connections, and resources. Eventually, members find that they get all of this and more — including a support system, new friends, and a welcoming community to stand beside them on their path to growth.

Connecting members to the larger deep tech ecosystem is why we exist. It’s part of what drives our core values of collaboration, trust, integrity, respect, and service.

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