What Is Tech-Access??
Who Are The TACs?
Where Are We Located?
WHAT IS TECH-ACCESS CANADA?
Tech-Access Canada is the formal, national network of Canada’s 30 Technology Access Centers. Based in Ottawa, Tech-Access Canada facilitates the sharing of best practices between member TACs; works to harmonize service models across regions; and promotes college applied research to external audiences.
The network enables the TACs to serve any company, anywhere in Canada, and help them access the expertise, equipment, and facilities they need to solve their innovation challenges.
WHAT IS A TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTRE (TAC)?
A Technology Access Centre is a centre affiliated with a Canadian college or cégep applied research office that provides access to specialized technology, equipment, and expertise to local industry – particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises – with the goal of enhancing their productivity and innovation.
WHY WORK WITH A TAC?
Canada’s Technology Access Centres are local, accessible, and affordable, linking Canada’s competitiveness with skills training and future-proofing the innovation economy.