Doing business with Canada in 2021

Is your company looking to expand its business outside of the European Union? Then Canada is a great consideration, and has always been a natural ally for the EU. EU-Canada trade and economic activity is boosted by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). CETA is not only one of the...
Community News

Market Study Public Procurement Selection Results

Within the planned phases of the public procurement process launched by the FASCINATE project, and after reaching the deadline indicated in the terms of reference, the project partners have evaluated the proposals received and selected the most suitable one based on the quality and economical...


New opportunities for European SMEs in Canada

Canada has joined the Enterprise Europe Network - opening up a completely new range of opportunities for European SMEs in North America. A new business cooperation centre has been established, called the Enterprise Canada Network, comprising the German Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research...

Government Procurement opportunities for EU Companies in Canada

The Canada- European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA)” makes it possible for EU-based companies to participate in government procurement processes in Canada, not only to the general procurement for federal departments and ministries, but also, to those of the provinces and...

Low Carbon and Circular Economy Business Action in the Americas

What is the Low Carbon and Circular Economy Business Action in the Americas about? Objective: Help European businesses gain market access for their green technologies and services in the Americas Concretely, the aim is to support with technical assistance more than 230 business concepts between...

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada: Supercluster Update

After two years of operations already, the Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) - the organisation leading Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster - presents an overview of their activities, projects and successes in an article posted on NGen's website by Jayson Myers. In this article...

Canada meets OWL - Matchmaking Event between German and Canadian SMEs Status message Operating in maintenance mode. Go online. Primary tabs View Edit(active tab) Customize display Devel

On Monday, January 20, 2020, about 15 Canadian AI companies visited it's OWL Clustermanagement to learn about the work of the Leading-Edge Cluster and to establish contacts with local companies. The visit was part of the "Canadian AI and Industry 4.0 R&D Partnering Mission" organised by the Canadian...

Busting myths about Superclusters and IP

Every company is – or should be – deeply concerned about protecting its intellectual property. Controlling the fate of a company’s IP is vital to success, especially amid the disruption caused by digital technologies ripping through traditional industries. So it’s little surprise that questions...

1st Canada-Italy Business Forum On AI: Spotlight on Emilia-Romagna

The regions of Québec and Emilia-Romagna (E-R) are starting a dialogue in the field of Artificial Intelligence with the aim to strengthen the collaboration between E-R’s regional Clust-ERs and the SCALE AI Canadian Supercluster.

Canada: CETA Market Access Programme for EU Business on Creative Cultural Industries is out!

Employing more than 12 million people in the EU, 80% of whom work in SMEs, the creative and cultural industries (CCIs) are an important but often overlooked sector of the EU economy. EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) will enhance the Canadian consumer’s access to the EU’s...

Canada: The Guide to Geographical Indication is out!

In Canada, GI protection is available to specific categories of products. For over twenty years, Canada has maintained a system to protect GIs for wines and spirits. As a result of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), Canada expanded its GI protection to 24 categories...

Market Access Support for EU Business in Canada under CETA

The CETA Market Access Programme was launched in January 2017 by the European Union to help EU businesses, particularly SMEs, gain comprehensive and sector-specific information about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU in Canada, provisionally implemented since 21...