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Tri-City Inward Cyber Mission March 2023


Canada-UK Inward Investment Cyber Mission

Call for Expressions of Interest 

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) is hosting a Canada Tri-City Inward Investment Cyber Mission to the United Kingdom (UK), in March 2023 for selected Canadian technology companies exploring international growth opportunities.


Mission Objectives

This week-long in-market investment mission, focused on the Cyber Security Technology sector, seeks to enhance sector-specific contacts and knowledge base of Canadian companies to the UK market, and identify market opportunities in select regions throughout the UK. The mission involves visits to Cyber Security hubs within Gloucestershire, Manchester, and Belfast such as National Cyber Security Centre, Golden Valley Project, Hub 8 Innovation Centre, The Forum Development, DiSH, MediaCity, Centre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT), Catalyst among others.



  • Tour of Cyber clusters in select regions throughout the UK to learn best practices and identify opportunities.
  • One-one meetings and networking opportunities in Gloucestershire, Manchester, and Belfast.
  • Exposure to R&D partnerships and opportunities at UK based Universities and research organizations.
  • Introductions to in-market support personnel and resources.
  • Workshops and presentations: learn from sector experts within each market.


What is included in the Mission?

The Department for International Trade will cover:

  • A comprehensive program to enable Canadian executives to enhance sector-specific contacts, knowledge of the UK Cyber Security and Technology eco-system, and identify market opportunities.
  • Round trip economy flight for one founding member or company executive.
  • 6 night accommodations for one founding member or company executive.


For More Information

If you have questions or would like to learn more, contact:

Julian Douglas

Senior Investment Officer

Department for International Trade-British Consulate General Toronto

               Application deadline: January 14, 2023.













Eligibility Criteria

  1. Company must be headquartered in Canada and generating revenue.

  2. Operating within the Cyber Security Technology sector or related area.
  3. Be a founding member or company executive.
  4. Interested in establishing a presence in the UK within the next 3 years.

Expression of Interest-RSVP

Interested companies are invited to submit their expressions of interest by January 14, 2023.