The Honourable Victor Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, is bringing Ontario’s open for business message to India November 18-22, 2019. This mission will bring a delegation of innovative Ontario companies to showcase the province’s strengths in numerous sectors such as information technology, automotive, and infrastructure, including the design and construction of smart cities.

Notable partnerships

Ontario and India share a number of Memorandums of Understanding that demonstrate our close relationship including:

  • An MOU with the State of Punjab to increase cooperation in urban infrastructure, information and communications technology (ICT), advanced manufacturing, agriculture and education sectors.
  • An MOU with the State of Haryana on economic cooperation.

Ontario companies such as Magna International and Magellan Aerospace have operations in India. Notable Indian companies that have invested in greenfield projects in Ontario include Aditya Birla, Hinduja Group and Essar Group.

Did you know?

  • Approximately 830,000 Ontarians are of Indian origin.
  • In 2018, over 171,000 Indian tourists visited Ontario.
  • In the 2018-2019 school year, more than 52,000 Indian post-secondary students were studying in Ontario’s world-class universities and colleges.
  • Two-way trade between Ontario and India is valued at over $2.4 billion dollars (2018).

Ontario is open for business

Ontario is a leader in a wide array of industries. We’re home to the 2nd largest IT cluster in North America, where industry giants like Amazon, IBM, Google, Cisco and Shopify invest in major R&D operations. The province also has over 300 AI firms and institutions and has quickly become a global destination for artificial intelligence research and innovation.

Ontario’s construction technology and design capabilities meet some of the world’s toughest performance and quality standards – perfect for India’s expanding infrastructure. Ontario is open for business, open for partnerships.

Ontario Delegates Joining the Mission

Data Wind Inc.

datawind.com

Data Wind is a leading manufacturer of internet delivery products and services.

Data Wind’s MeraNet app provides a breakthrough web delivery platform that provides a faster and richer web experience for mobile devices by reducing bandwidth consumption by a factor of 30x.

Dejero Labs Inc.

dejero.com

Driven by our vision of reliable connectivity anywhere, Dejero blends multiple internet connections to deliver fast and dependable connectivity required for cloud computing, online collaboration and secure exchange of video and data.

Partho Technologies

parthotechnologies.com

Partho Technologies is a service technology and solution provider with core expertise in mobile applications, content management systems and web portals. Partho’s flagship product mobiGOV, is a complete public sector 311 plus mobile app that empowers all stakeholders – financial institutions, businesses and employees.

Sangoma Technologies

sangoma.com

Sangoma Technologies is a leader in value-based Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions for SMBs, enterprises, OEMs, carriers, and service providers. Sangoma’s Voice over IP offerings include on-premises and cloud-based phone systems, SIP trunking services and telephony hardware.

Solace Corporation

solace.com

With PubSub+, the market’s first and only event management platform, Solace provides a comprehensive way to create, document, discover and stream events from where they are produced to where they need to be used – securely, reliably, quickly and guaranteed.

Tangentia

tangentia.com

Tangentia is a global boutique digital transformation company with solutions focused on the following:

  • AI - solutions around artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and blockchain
  • B2B - EDI, E-commerce and supply chain solutions
  • Digital - Agile application development including mobile

Toronto Business Development Centre

tbdc.com

TBDC is an incubator and accelerator for leading-edge companies ready for global expansion. Led by entrepreneurs and investors, TBDC offers client-focused programs for both Ontario and international businesses.

Ceres Biosystems Limited

ceresbiosystems.com

Ceres BioSystems Limited is a Canadian company offering a “Smart Cities”, sustainable solution for organic waste management (wastewater bio-solids and food waste). The Ceres Solution harvests essential macro-nutrients from India’s organic waste streams and lowers India’s reliance on commercial, non-renewable fertilizer production or imports.

Elocity Technologies Inc.

elocity.ca

Elocity Technology Inc. (Elocity) is a Canadian digital electric mobility company committed to democratize the emerging electric mobility through its digital and decentralized platform (EVNET). We are a team of entrepreneurs and technologists supported by global research and industry partners working to change the way electric mobility is used and adopted.

LANDinc / STX

LANDinc.ca

LANDinc takes a collaborative approach to design in a synergetic fashion that integrates vision, process and program to produce design excellence. Our design transcends simple composition of landscapes and architectural form to create places that are inspirational, functional and memorable, with short- and long-term financial successes for our clients.

Loopstra Nixon

loopstranixon.com

Loopstra Nixon LLP is a full-service Canadian business and public law firm dedicated to serving clients involved in business and finance, litigation and dispute resolution, municipal, land use planning and development and commercial real estate.

Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc.

rwdi.com

RWDI is a consulting firm that leverages engineering, computing and scientific techniques to create healthy, comfortable environments and high-performance structures – the result of more than 45 years of growth and development. Our headquarters are located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada with offices in Australia, Canada, China, India, Singapore, UK and USA.

Ontario International Trade and Investment Office

Ontario maintains Trade and Investment Offices in New Delhi and Mumbai to facilitate investment deals, support Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand their export capacity, and promote Ontario’s open for business mandate.

Mumbai

Mr. Ravikant Tiwari
Senior Commercial Officer
Email: ravikant.tiwari@international.gc.ca

New Delhi

Ms. Terrie Romano
Counsellor (Commercial – Ontario)
Email: terrie.romano@international.gc.ca

Mr. Kapil Malhotra
Senior Commercial Officer
Email: kapil.malhotra@international.gc.ca

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November 14, 2019

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