Ontario is known as a hub for the innovative and dynamic ecosystem. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Japanese business community is increasingly demanding connection with the province for both start-up and advancement in innovation ecosystem investment. A few examples include:

  • The partnership between NTT Data and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Toronto’s MaRS creates pipelines that will access technologies from MaRS’ start-up community.
  • Fujitsu just initiated a “Co-Creation Research Laboratory” at the University of Toronto focusing on quantum computing.
  • Toyota is partnering with the University of Waterloo to transform the future of engineering in Ontario through an Engineering Innovation Challenge.

According to David Perdue, Ontario’s Representative in Japan, the new wave of Japanese innovative foreign Direct Investment in Ontario should be emulated by more international investment. For further reading of this news, visit https://www.investinontario.com/spotlights/next-chapter-ontario-japan-business-will-ride-new-wave-innovation

Canada is a fertile land for foreign direct investment (FDI). Investors are, therefore, welcome for innovative contributions to the advancements of all Canadian economic sectors.

The FDI Canada Forum will reveal the Canadian Investment Opportunities Database in the forthcoming May 2021 event. Investors can now attend the virtual event at their comfort. To register for this event, visit www.fdicanadaforum.events. Early Bird registration attracts a 25% discount till April 6th.

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