On June 20, 2017, BC’s leading technology organizations announced the release of a commissioned report: “British Columbia’s Digital Technology Supercluster”. The report was prepared by Deloitte, with the support of the BC Tech Association, the Research Universities’ Council of BC, Wavefront and the Chief Advisor of the Innovation Network, Dr. Santa Ono.
The report’s objective is to describe the strengths and capabilities existing in BC that will be foundational to the growth of a digital technology supercluster in the province and the nation.
BC is home to a vibrant, diverse and successful technology-enabled economy that has been building momentum since the 1960s. The “British Columbia’s Digital Technology Supercluster report findings include:
Through BC’s position as the nation’s leading tech supercluster, the province has the opportunity to lead collaborations across Canada. Starting from the West Coast, BC can initiate and engage companies, innovators and hubs across the country to make the “re-imagined” future a competitive advantage for Canadian industries.