Update: April 3rd, 2020 – This program has been postponed until Fall 2020.
Scale-up Hub Cambridge (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based ICT companies build an international presence and grow their export sales capacity in the New England market. The Program leverages strong historical and cultural ties to this key market and helps high-growth, high-innovation companies headquartered in Atlantic Canada scale through targeted access to strategic markets in the Boston region.
Applications for the Scale-up Hub Cambridge Program must be received by 12:00 PM (AST) on March 27, 2020.
The six companies accepted into the Scale-up Hub Cambridge Program for the 2019-20 fiscal year were:
- Beauceron Security
- EcoPilot Canada
- LeeWay Marine
- Northern Business Intelligence
- Smartpods Technologies
What does Scale-up Hub Cambridge offer?
The Program offers eligible Atlantic Canada high growth innovation companies access to the following resources for a full year:
- Professional-guided entry into the New England marketplace.
- Collaborative working space in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the world’s top innovation hubs.
- Dedicated services of an in-market business development professional to help drive sales generation and market development activities.
Up to seven companies will be accepted into the Program. Successful applicants must be technology-focused, high-growth companies that are presently selling outside of Atlantic Canada and will be required to pay a non-refundable participation fee of $10,000.00 CAD plus HST.
Government of Canada
International Business Development Officer
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
T: 506. 871.1462 | TTY: 1.877.456.6500
Project participation will be awarded on a competitive basis.
The Scale-up Hub Cambridge Program has been designed for utilization in complement with each provincial partners’ suite of export-support programs. For information about the additional resources and funding options available to your business, please contact one of the provincial leads listed above.