Canada-India Acceleration Program

The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) focuses on empowering female entrepreneurs of technology ventures. CIAP is centred at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. CIAP brings together Carleton’s expertise from the Canada-India Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy, the Technology Innovation Management Program, Lead To Win and the Global Cybersecurity Resource. Partners include the All India Council on Technology Education and NRI Startup Canada.‍‍‍ ‍‍‍

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The CIAP initiative has received generous funding from Carleton University, NRI Startup Canada, and other public sources.

The ex‍‍‍pected outcomes of CIAP are:

  • Increased international sales for Canadian ventures
  • Growth opportunities for female entrepreneurs
  • Market diversification for Canadian technology ventures with only domestic or North American markets ‍‍‍