About the Digital Technology Supercluster

Fast-tracking the advancement of Canadian digital technologies that improve our health and wellbeing, protect our environment and drive economic productivity.

We are Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

Ahead of the curve starts here. The Digital Technology Supercluster is building a better Canada by growing Canadian businesses, creating a digitally skilled workforce and positively impacting lives across our Country. We accelerate the development and adoption of digital technologies that keep Canadians healthy, address climate change and drive economic productivity.

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We unlock the potential of Canadians to lead and succeed in the digital world.

Canada has a vision to lead our Digital World. The Digital Technology Supercluster was created to make this vision a reality. We accelerate R&D investment, technology adoption and the re-skilling of our Canadian talent by introducing a new type of innovation model that is led by industry. Through a unique combination of co-investment, cross-industry collaboration, IP creation and digital talent development, we have built the strongest digital innovation ecosystem in Canada.

Of global corporate revenue will come from digital ecosystems by 2025 ~$60 trillion
Of new business value over the next decade will be through digitally enabled platforms
Of companies say they are experiencing skills gaps now or expect them within a few years

We bring together people across industry, academia and government to solve society’s biggest challenges

The Digital Technology Supercluster focuses on supporting Canada’s strongest sectors, working with innovators and industry leaders that want to advance their R&D, prepare for digital transformation and team up with new partners to develop breakthrough technologies backed by Canadian IP. Areas of technology advancement include:

  • Big data analysis
  • Quantum computing
  • AI and machine learning
  • Future networks and 5G
  • Distributed systems and blockchain
  • Geonomics
  • Virtual, mixed and augmented reality
  • Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
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We help Canadians rapidly innovate and change the world as we know it.

Our Community solves some of industry and society’s biggest problems through the development, deployment and scaling of Canadian-made digital technologies. We are a Canadian consortia that focuses on accelerating digital technology innovation, developing a digital workforce and mobilizing investment through:

Industry-led Collaboration

Harnessing the power of industry-led, collaborative Canadian R&D

Co-investment in Development

Co-investment in digital technology R&D projects through a competitive selection process

Driving Digital Adoption

Unlocking the potential of Canadians and businesses to succeed in the digital world

Our new innovation approach is working.

1000+
Members
$350M+
Total Investment With Canadian Companies
$1B+
Potential Revenue for Canadian businesses
20,000
New Jobs Created by 2028

We value relationships and technologies that are meaningful, collaborative, courageous and visionary

We are guided by a set of core values that define how our community interacts and works together.

Diversity
Transparency
Collaborative
Results-focussed
Greater-Good
Bold
Respectful

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Now is the time for bold R&D at scale.

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Are you ready to spark, accelerate and unleash bold new digital technology solutions?