Media Coverage

Digital Technology Supercluster Invests $30 Million in 17 Projects Through COVID-19 Program - BetaKit

The British Columbia-based Digital Technology Supercluster has announced a cumulative investment of approximately $30 million into 17 projects through its COVID-19 program, launched in April to contribute to Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight the pandemic.

Vancouver supercluster closes out $60m in pandemic funding - Business in Vancouver

After four months of approving projects for funding, the Digital Technology Supercluster has closed out its investments to the tune of $60 million with the approval of 16 final projects on Thursday.

08/06/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster Announces 16 New Funded Projects and Completion of $60 Million Investment in COVID-19 Program - TNET

The Digital Technology Supercluster announced the completion of its $60 million investment in the COVID-19 Program, launched in April to fight COVID-19.

08/06/2020

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

The Digital Technology Supercluster has announced 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.

08/06/2020

Supercluster Delivers For Food-X’s eGrocery Management Solution - Techcouver

The Digital Technology Supercluster is providing Food-X Technologies with an additional $2.6 million to enhance its eGrocery Management Solution (eGMS) for retailers to scale safe food delivery.

08/05/2020

Food-X Technologies Receives Additional Funding to Enhance eGrocery Management Solution for Retailers - Cantech Letter

Food-X Technologies, a leading scalable end-to-end software solution for profitable online grocery fulfilment, today announced the Digital Technology Supercluster will provide a follow-on $2.6 million to enhance its eGrocery Management Solution (eGMS) for retailers to scale safe food delivery.

08/05/2020

Canadian Consortium Increases Access to Cancer Testing and Treatment in Response to COVID-19 - The Province

A consortium led by Vancouver-based Canexia Health will enable access to critical testing and treatment options for Canadian cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

07/15/2020

Accelerate Okanagan, Digital Technology Supercluster Launch Program for Women Entrepreneurs in BC - BetaKit

Accelerate Okanagan, University of Victoria, VIATEC, and the Digital Technology Supercluster have opened applications for W Venture, an entrepreneurial program for women in British Columbia.

06/26/2020

Terramera Leading Project to Predict Future Strains of COVID-19 With AI-BetaKit

British Columbia’s Digital Technology Supercluster, backed by the Government of Canada, will support Terramera’s effort with $1.8 million CAD in initial funding through its COVID-19 program, which seeks to protect the health and safety of Canadians and the country’s economy “through the development, deployment, and scaling of digital technologies.”

08/05/2020

Digital supercluster to spend nearly CA$60M to fight coronavirus now and in the future - BioWorld

A consortium led by Vancouver-based Canexia Health will enable access to critical testing and treatment options for Canadian cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

07/15/2020

Starling Minds Announced in a $2.5M Digital Technology Supercluster Project to Deliver Personalized Mental Health Tools for Frontline Healthcare Workers - Canadian Business Journal

The Digital Technology Supercluster announced its co-investment into a $2.5M project to deliver a suite of interactive digital therapy tools to healthcare organizations for readily accessible and personalized mental health care for their workers.

06/09/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster Investing in Eight New Projects Through COVID-19 Program - BetaKit

Eight new projects focused on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic are receiving investments from the British Columbia-based Digital Technology Supercluster. The funding for each project was not disclosed. technologies.”

06/05/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster unveils eight new projects as part of COVID-19 response - Financial Post

The federally backed Digital Technology Supercluster on Thursday unveiled eight new initiatives from its $60-million COVID-19 program, including a new system for local authorities to model the impacts of reopening as well as platforms for virtual mental health, addiction treatment and telework for youth and health-care workers.

06/05/2020

Supercluster Funds More COVID-19 Recovery Projects In B.C. - Techcouver

The Digital Technology Supercluster continues to collaborate with companies from across Canada to develop, deploy and scale innovative technologies to support Canadians safely return to work.

06/04/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster unveils eight new projects - Business in Vancouver

Eight new projects will be tapping into $60 million in funding dedicated to addressing the pandemic following a March mandate from the federal government.

06/04/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster unveils eight new projects as part of COVID-19 response - The Logic

The federally backed Digital Technology Supercluster on Thursday unveiled eight new initiatives from its $60-million COVID-19 program, including a new system for local authorities to model the impacts of reopening as well as platforms for virtual mental health, addiction treatment and telework for youth and health-care workers.

06/04/2020

UBC researchers use technology to speed up COVID-19 diagnoses - CTV News

A portable ultrasound device developed by a Burnaby company in 2017 is being redeployed as a tool in the fight against COVID-19. The project is part of a $2.5-million initiative led by B.C.'s Digital Technology Supercluster and known as Intelligent Network Point of Care Ultrasound (IN-PoCUS). The goal of the initiative is to improve diagnosis in rural areas.

05/26/2020

Digital Technology Supercluster Funds UVic COVID-19 Research - Business Examiner

Whether using artificial intelligence to fast-track antibody development to treat COVID-19 or striving to keep home-care patients and caregivers safe, two University of Victoria research projects funded by the Digital Technology Supercluster will contribute to finding solutions to the pandemic.

05/26/2020

Scanners could accelerate COVID-19 diagnoses - Times Colonist

Canada’s Digital Supercluster program provided $2 million for the development of the scanners project. But, when COVID appeared, research shifted to assist in diagnosis. Then, an additional $500,000 came from the Supercluster, Providence, Clarius, Change Healthcare and UBC.

05/26/2020

1QBit, AlayaCare among Latest Projects to Receive Support from Digital Technology Supercluster - BetaKit

The British Columbia-based Digital Technology Supercluster has announced seven new projects that are part of its COVID-19 program, which is focused on unlocking solutions that protect the public health, safety, and the economy during and after the crisis.

05/26/2020

Seven more projects tap funding from B.C. supercluster in COVID-19 fight - Business in Vancouver

The B.C.-based supercluster revealed Tuesday (May 26) seven more projects have been approved for funding in addition to the four that were announced last month.

05/26/2020

Vancouver’s tech supercluster commits $60m to COVID-19 fight - Business in Vancouver

The Vancouver-based supercluster revealed Monday (April 20) it’s earmarked $60 million from its $153 million budget to develop partnerships across its networks to address issues brought on by the pandemic.

04/20/2020

News Releases

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.

08/06/2020

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.

06/04/2020

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.

05/26/2020

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.

04/20/2020

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.

03/31/2020

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.

01/16/2020