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1 Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science / Ministry of Economic Development and Growth CENGN Summit December 7, 2017 Strategic Program Development and Delivery Office

2 The Digital Economy is growing at over 10% per year across G-20 countries ( ): o 18% in emerging economies o 8% in developed economies The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform many industries, from manufacturing to agriculture, which together, will account for nearly two-thirds of GDP by THE DIGITAL ECONOMY IS HERE! Ontario s ICT sector o $32 billion of Ontario s GDP o 45% of total Canadian ICT GDP in 2015 o $7.8 billion of exports, representing 67% of total Canadian ICT exports in

3 ONTARIO IS WELL-POSITIONED TO LEAD IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY ENGINE OF CANADA S KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY AND THE EPICENTRE OF ITS ICT ACTIVITY: Second largest ICT cluster in North America Seven of the ten largest tech companies in the world conduct R&D in Ontario (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Intel, Cisco and Huawei) WORLD CLASS RESEARCH AND EDUCATION: 44 universities and colleges, producing more than 39,600 skilled graduates in science, engineering, mathematics and related technologies, each year. Ontario universities attracted over $2.7 billion in sponsored research income HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE: 67% of Ontario s adult population have a post-secondary education 3 ONE OF THE MOST DYNAMIC AND SUPPORTIVE ECOSYSTEMS FOR R&D ON THE PLANET: More than $14 billion is spent on R&D every year Dynamic centres such as Bayview Yards, MaRS Discovery District, Ontario Centres of Excellence, and the province s network of Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) to offer commercialization, advisory support and R&D matchmaking The Ontario government s Business Growth Initiative rests on three pillars: o scaling up high-growth firms; o embracing innovation and o lowering the cost of doing business through regulatory modernization

4 NEXT WAVE HERE & NOW Over $375 million in transformative technology projects to build an open innovation platform 2016 Business Growth Initiative introduced THE ARC OF ONTARIO S INNOVATION SYSTEM Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) introduced. Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy released with $295M budget commitment to support youth through Campus-Linked Accelerators and Ontario Campus Entrepreneurship Activities. Ontario Network of Excellence developed, the first provincial program and service network. $160 million budget commitment to target the innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship continuum Ontario Commercialization Network revamped. Engaged over 200 businesses & community leaders First investments in Research Parks and Incubators. Summer Company programs launched and 190 students start a summer business. Business Self-Help Desks begin to convert to comprehensive offices in 29 communities.

5 ONTARIO S TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ECOSYSTEM Ontario is building an open innovation Platform Innovation Ecosystem Start-Up/Scale-Up Ecosystem Corporate Innovation Open Innovation Marketplace Transformative Technology Platform Ecosystem 5

6 6 TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY INTERCONNECTIONS

7 ONTARIO S TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS 5G-NGN (Fifth Generation and Next Generation Networks) $130M to support two projects - $67M in ENCQOR and $63M in CENGN via OCE to advance the development and commercialization of 5G and next-generation technology networks. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Vector Institute $80M to create an institute with a specific focus on deep learning and machine learning more broadly, including accelerating to 100 applied AI masters grads per year. Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) $80M to create a connected and autonomous vehicle innovation network across Ontario, in partnership with OCE. Ontario s investment will support industry-led AV R&D projects, including a Demonstration Zone; and attract and grow AV talent. IBM-I3 $27.75M to provide SMEs with technological resources, physical space and expertise to scale their companies, as well as access to supercomputing technology and Watson. Quantum Technologies $20M committed in Budget 2017, to support the development of cutting-edge research, the training of highly qualified personnel and academics in the Quantum Valley Ideas Lab. Cybersecurity $4M pilot project with OCE to partner start-ups with financial institutions to accelerate the growth of cybersecurity and fintech start-ups, and support the adoption of emerging cyber technologies by financial institutions. 7 Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) $35M to help develop long-term industrial innovation projects and support industry-academic partnerships with McMaster, Waterloo and Western.

8 SME TOOLKIT Equips SMEs with the transformative technology tools to start, scale, compete, and win in the global marketplace Big Data Analytics 4G and 5G Wired and Wireless Technologies Cognitive Intelligence Services for Ontario Businesses Quantum Computing Machine Learning Cloud Platforms & Tools Business Support Technical Support Super-Computing Next Generation Networks (Software-Defined Networks / Network Function Virtualization) Design Thinking Wireless Technologies for Rural & Northern Ontario (remote communities) 8

9 TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Applied R&D/ Academia Collaborations Business Support/ Customer Engagement Skills Development/ Technical Support/ Programs International Sales / Exports SOSCIP: Co-Development projects with Academia Design Thinking with Academia and Industry Access to academia infrastructure Vector AI Institute Customer Demonstration Strategic business support Support for Design Thinking and Design Applications; User Engagement and Usability Testing Customer engagement Procurement linkages (e.g. smart cities, hospitals) SME Internships HUB/RIC internships Training Sessions Hackathons Access to CENGN s Engineering Team Access to ENCQOR s technical support staff Technology Co- Development projects with SMEs International Customer Demonstrations Soft Landing Program Targeted business development missions Linkages to international trade offices Access to MNE supply chains, channel partners & customers Access to MNE global innovation centres (IBM) 9

10 ORION CONNECTS THE RICs TO THE TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES Vector Institute IBM Innovation Incubator RICs O R I O N Next Generation Networks 5G (Fifth Generation) TTIs Advanced Manufacturing Consortium Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network Quantum Technologies Cybersecurity 10

11 Diffusing Transformative Technologies across regions and economic sectors through the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs 18 Regional Innovation Centres Timmins Regional Layers of Innovation Future Thunder Bay Sudbury North Bay Advanced Manufacturing Sault St. Marie Ottawa AVIN Regional Technology Development Sites ORION Connectivity Regional Innovation Windsor York Region Mississauga Guelph Waterloo London Durham Toronto Halton Hamilton St. Catharines Kingston Regional Innovation Centres 11

12 Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science / Ministry of Economic Development and Growth THANK YOU! Bill Mantel Assistant Deputy Minister Strategic Program Development and Delivery Office

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