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Digital Technology Supercluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Name
Bill Tam
Cluster Management Team: 
NamePositionEmailGender
Bill Tam
Internationalisation Responsible
btam@digitalsupercluster.ca
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Technology fields: 
Health information management
Cloud Technologies
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
500
Number of SME members: 
450
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
400
Number of larger company members: 
50
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
25
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Microsoft
Larger Company
TELUS
Larger Company
University of British Columbia
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Based in British Columbia, the Digital Technology Supercluster will use bigger, better datasets and cutting-edge applications of augmented reality, cloud computing and machine learning to improve service delivery in the natural resources, health and manufacturing sectors. Employing digital technologies will save time and money and improve the health and lives of Canadians, 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Details of support services: 

Facilitated R&D collaboration - ideation, development and co-investment

Ecosystem and capacity building programs

SME support and education in Intellectual Property, Export and Scale-up

Enhancing and growing talent through diversity and inclusion initiatives

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
other Canadian Superclusters
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: