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Delve into Ontario's booming AI and connectivity landscape, where innovation thrives, and opportunities abound. With a surge of recent investments fueling growth, Ontario offers fertile ground for tech ventures. Join a vibrant community of AI and connectivity professionals and businesses, supported by a wealth of talent and resources. Explore the path to innovation and success in Ontario's dynamic tech community.

A Measurable Difference

20,634

AI jobs created

$1.16B

AI venture capital investment in 2022

 1,000+

AI Masters graduates in 2022 

133,000

jobs in the telecommunications supply chain

780

connected interactions

1000

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DISCOVER LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES: ONTARIO’S AI & CONNECTIVITY HUB

Embark on a transformative journey through Ontario's vibrant AI and connectivity sector, where your business aspirations meet boundless opportunities. Benefit from recent investments propelling innovation forward, positioning Ontario as a global leader in technological evolution. Engage with a diverse community of experts and enterprises committed to driving advancements in AI and connectivity, empowering your business to shape a brighter future. Explore Ontario's dynamic tech landscape and unlock endless avenues for growth and innovation tailored to your success.

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400,000+

ICT workers

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$1.16B

venture capital investment in Ontario’s AI in 2022 

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Explore Ontario's thriving artificial intelligence (AI) sector, a global leader in innovation. With nearly 400 AI firms and renowned institutions like the Vector Institute, Ontario offers a dynamic ecosystem for tech companies to push the boundaries of AI technologies. Venture capital investment in Ontario's AI reached $1.16 billion in 2022, reflecting the immense potential for growth and innovation in the province.

CONNECTIVITY

Discover Ontario's connectivity sector, a global hotspot for IoT technologies and next-generation networks. From BlackBerry QNX's Autonomous Innovation Centre to Mississauga's leadership in the smart realm, Ontario is at the forefront of connectivity innovation. The telecommunications sector alone contributes $19.3 billion to Ontario's GDP, highlighting the significant economic impact of connectivity investments in the province.

TRUSTED TECH PARTNERS

Nokia

Nokia Canada have selected Ottawa as home to their redevelopment project that will transform their Ottawa facility into a world-class telecommunications and technology hub, and further establish their global leadership in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity.

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Today’s announcement reinforces Nokia’s commitment to the Ontario and Canadian markets, where we have invested $1.4 billion in R&D over the past five years. Nokia’s Ottawa-based R&D hub will generate net-new IP and bring innovative advanced telecommunications and cyber security technologies to market, helping us achieve our goal of improving people’s lives in Ontario, in Canada, and across the world.

Jeffrey Maddox

President of Nokia Canada

UNLOCKING POSSIBILITIES: 
ONTARIO’S AI & CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS

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Ontario attracts economic opportunities with Trade Mission to India

The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to India to strengthen relationships with economic partners and attract new investments in key sectors.

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Nokia selects Ottawa, Ontario as their Canadian home for R&D in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity

Nokia’s investment in the Ottawa region will lead the way for R&D in telecommunication equipment and infrastructure in Canada.

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Kainos strengthens presence in Ontario with expansion of Toronto office

Kainos is expanding its Toronto office with Invest Ontario’s support, aiming to triple its headcount to more than 300 employees over the next three years.

Invest Ontario. Here to help.

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