Global Business Leaders Series

Canadian Assistive Robotics Summit

Taipei, Taiwan,

Invest in Canada in partnership with the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei brought together business leaders, senior policy makers and key local industry representatives from the Taipei region in Taiwan and Canada for an informative discussion on Canada’s unique investment opportunities in: information and communication technologies (ICT) and Life sciences as it relates to Robotics.

The business outreach program of this invitation-only event reached 85 participants from 42 Taiwanese companies at the seminar and networking luncheon. The one-on-one meeting sessions resulted in 92 meetings held between Canadian cities’ and provinces’ economic development organizations and 33 Taiwanese companies.

Speakers included:

Mario Ste-MarieMario Ste-Marie, Executive Director, Canadian Trade Office in Taipei
Peter BlochPeter Bloch, Chairman and CEO, Bionik Laboratories Inc.
Charles DeguireCharles Deguire, Founder and CEO, Kinova Robotics
Natan AronshtamNatan Aronshtam, Global Leader R&D & Government Incentives, Deloitte LLP

The event proved to be a success as it created awareness and positive messaging around Canada. With a top performing economy, sound banking system, highly skilled workforce, low taxes, and a commitment to free and open trade, evidenced by NAFTA, and soon the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Canada is an excellent location for investors.

Event Partner:

Consider Invest. Trade. Prosper.