New innovation and collaboration centre fuels local tech ecosystem
OTTAWA, December 2, 2021 – Calian® Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY), a diverse products and services company providing innovative solutions for the healthcare, communications, learning and security sectors, today announced a partnership with the Kanata North Business Association (KNBA) to sponsor Hub350, the new gateway to Canada’s largest technology park.
Calian joins KNBA and leading technology companies to foster a collaborative environment where corporate innovation partners, academia, investors, and talent from across the country and around the world can connect. Hub350 will provide a collaboration space for the Calian MedTech accelerator, recently launched with L-SPARK to bring emerging health tech solutions to market.
“As a proudly Canadian technology company headquartered in Ottawa, we’re excited to support a local innovation hub with a global vision,” says Sacha Gera, President of IT and Cyber Solutions, Calian. “The spirit of Hub350 fits perfectly with our focus on bringing the right technology, people and partners together to engineer solutions that move the world forward.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Calian as a Hub350 Partner,” said Jamie Petten, President and Executive Director of the Kanata North Business Association. “As a leader in Ottawa’s business and technology community for nearly 40 years, Calian is an ideal partner to help build our next generation of innovators.”
Calian is an Associate 5G Sponsor of Hub350, supporting the 540+ member companies and more than 33,000 employees who are part of the Kanata North Technology Park. The Calian L-SPARK MedTech Accelerator companies are currently being shortlisted and the first cohort will be announced in January.