Communiqués de presse

Digital Technology Supercluster brings partners together to develop innovative technology to support wellbeing

July 27, 2021 – VANCOUVER, BC– In partnership with lululemon, Wysdom.AI, Queen’s University, Microsoft and Mitacs, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster (the Supercluster) is proud to announce the launch of, a collaborative project focused on developing a new approach for personalized health and wellbeing.

Canada Leads International Collaboration for Precision Healthcare Research for Autism

June 2, 2021– Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster and DNAstack today announced the Autism Sharing Initiative, a new project to build the first federated, global network for sharing genomics and clinical data to accelerate research with the hopes of developing precision healthcare approaches for autistic individuals.


Le Canada à la tête d’une collaboration internationale pour la recherche sur la santé de précision en matière d’autisme

June 2, 2021– La Supergrappe des technologies numériques du Canada et DNAstack ont annoncé aujourd’hui l’initiative de partage des données sur l’autisme, un nouveau projet visant à mettre en place le premier réseau fédéré mondial de partage des données génomiques et cliniques en vue d’accélérer la recherche, dans l’optique de développer des soins de santé de précision à l’intention des personnes autistes.


Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster Invests in Healthy Workplaces with a Focus on Mental Well-Being

March 12, 2021– Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster (‘Digital Supercluster’) is excited to announce its latest investment in the Workplace Brain Health Platform. The platform is ready to expand and help employees live more balanced, sustainable lives.


La Supergrappe des technologies numériques du Canada investit en faveur des cadres de travail sains, en misant sur le bien-être mental

La Supergrappe des technologies numériques du Canada (« Supergrappe numérique ») est heureuse d’annoncer un investissement dans la plateforme pour la santé cérébrale en milieu de travail.


MDA Awarded Contract to Use Satellite Based Data Fusion and Analytics to Counter Illegal Fishing

MDA today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract with the Government of Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Defence Research and Development Canada to use satellite technology to detect vessels engaging in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The contract will run for a period of three years.


Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster Makes Largest Investment Yet in Skilling Canadian Workforce

January 28, 2021– Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster is proud to announce its largest investment to date in developing in-demand digital talent through its Capacity Building Program. The Canadian Tech Talent Accelerator project is a total investment of $8.7 million, with $7.3 million invested by industry and other partners and $1.4 million of co-investment by the Government of Canada.


La Supergrappe des technologies numériques du Canada réalise l'investissement le plus important à ce jour dans la qualification de la main-d'œuvre canadienne

La Supergrappe des technologies numériques du Canada est fière d'annoncer son investissement le plus important à ce jour dans le développement des talents numériques par l'entremise de son programme de renforcement des capacités.


Digital Technology Supercluster Makes Follow-on Investments in COVID-19 Feasibility Projects

The Digital Technology Supercluster is extending funding in five Feasibility Studies selected in the COVID-19 Program. Feasibility Studies enable Members to determine if a technology or innovative idea is appropriate for a large-scale project with the intention of developing an application for co-investment through our competitive call for projects.


New Digital Technology Supercluster projects target better Canadian healthcare alongside the pandemic

Vancouver, British Columbia [ August 31, 2020 ] – The Digital Technology Supercluster (the Supercluster) is proud to announce two new projects focused on strengthening Canada’s healthcare system and delivering long-term improvements in Canadian health care.


Digital Technology Supercluster Announces the First Two Cycle 3 Projects as Momentum Continues

The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) announces investments totalling nearly $4.5 million in the first two Cycle 3 projects in the Supercluster’s Technology Leadership Program.


Digital Technology Supercluster Completes $60 Million Investment in COVID-19 Program

The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) announces the completion of its $60 million investment in the COVID-19 Program, launched in April to contribute to Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19.


Supercluster Using Digital Technologies to Create a Safe Return to Work Environment, and Supports for Mental Health & Wellness

The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) is collaborating with companies from across Canada to develop, deploy and scale innovative technologies to support Canadians safely return to work and their respective communities.


Digital Technology Supercluster Leverages Technology & Collaboration to Bolster Healthcare During COVID-19

The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) COVID-19 Program now includes a growing suite of projects offering solutions to urgent health care needs across Canada arising from COVID-19.


Using Innovation to Protect Canadians and Secure our Economy

The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) is supporting Canadians in the fight against COVID-19. The Supercluster is investing $60 million to deliver solutions to some of the biggest health and safety problems created by COVID-19.


COVID-19 Supply Hub connects needed medical supplies to health workers

The Province has partnered with the Digital Technology Supercluster and the Business Council of British Columbia to create the COVID-19 Supply Hub, a made-in-B.C. online platform to co-ordinate, source and expedite medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for provincial health authorities to support front-line health workers fighting COVID-19.


Digital Technology Supercluster Announces 14 New Projects to Drive Canada’s Digital Economy

Today, the Digital Technology Supercluster (Supercluster) is announcing 14 new projects with a total investment of $25 million; eight focused on talent development for the digital economy, six in technology.