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Calgary Technologies Inc. - Overview

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Calgary Technologies Inc. - Overview

  1. 1. Calgary Technologies Inc.<br />Company Overview – June 2009<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />1981 – Calgary Research & Development Authority<br />Founding partners & shareholders:<br />2000 became Calgary Technologies Inc.<br />NFP, NGO with autonomous Board of Directors<br />Exclusive economic development responsibility for advanced technology/ knowledge intensive industries<br />Mission: “To accelerate the success of the advanced technology community by helping companies to build, grow and connect.”<br />Who is Calgary Technologies Inc.<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Advanced Technology Sector Focus<br />Information & Communication Technology<br />Software<br />Telecom<br />Hardware<br />Internet<br />Biotechnology<br />Biomedical<br />Medical Devices<br />Health Informatics<br />Life Sciences<br />Oil & gas<br />Alternate energy<br />Materials<br />Environmental<br />Engineering<br />Sciences<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Culture and Programs are “Entrepreneur-centric”<br />ARTC is a source of funding matching public sector funding<br />Private sector client focus (non-institutional)<br />Leverage local expert volunteers for program delivery<br />Facilitation model – do not fund or do the work<br />Independent - do not pick the winners / take equity<br />‘A la carte’ – clients engage/disengage on demand<br />Low barrier to engagement - no or nominal client fees <br />Broad (many and short) vs. deep (few and long) client engagements<br />CTI Business Model<br />
  5. 5. Commercialization Area Focus<br />Mature<br />Company Development<br />Concept<br />Venture<br />Assessment<br />Economic<br />Feasibility<br />Strategic<br />Business<br />Plan<br />Financing<br />the Venture<br />& Business<br />Start-up<br />Business<br />Growth<br />Business<br />Maturity<br />Business<br />Development<br />Market<br />Needs<br />Assessment<br />Market<br />Study<br />Strategic<br />Market Plan<br />Market<br />Validation<br />Sales &<br />Distribution<br />Market<br />Diversi-<br />fication<br />Market<br />Development<br />Technical<br />Analysis<br />Technical<br />Feasibility<br />Engineering<br />Prototype<br />Pre-<br />production<br />Prototype<br />Production<br />Production<br />Support<br />Technology<br />Development<br />Goldsmith Model for Commercialization<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />CTI Program Focus<br />
  7. 7. 7<br /><ul><li>Opened July 2000
  8. 8. 60,000 sq ft expanded to 120,000 sq. ft.
  9. 9. Location: University Research Park
  10. 10. Executive office services plus significant value-added</li></ul>ARTC Services<br />Alastair Ross Technology Centre<br /><ul><li>Critical mass & physical footprint
  11. 11. Gross margin invested into operations & programs
  12. 12. New facilities include:
  13. 13. Smart wired offices
  14. 14. Wet laboratories
  15. 15. Networking & commons areas</li></li></ul><li>8<br />ARTC Client Mix by Type<br />Ø2008 Total: 114 clients<br />Number of Companies<br />Year<br />At or near full occupancy since 1997<br />Updated June 24, 2009<br />
  16. 16. 9<br />BNCD Programs<br />Business Network & Cluster Development<br /><ul><li>Assist in creation & sustainment of networking forums & associations.</li></ul> - online database, events calendar, and information portal for the advanced technology community and industry associations.<br /><ul><li>Disseminate sector event & program information
  17. 17. Facilitate business/entrepreneur matching
  18. 18. - Promote & recognize achievements in the advanced technology community</li></li></ul><li>10<br />TCI Programs<br />Technology Commercialization and Incubation<br />2002<br />2002<br />1997<br />2009<br />Updated: Jan, 2010<br />
  19. 19. 11<br />TCI Programs<br />Technology Commercialization and Incubation<br />2009<br />2007<br />2003<br />2009<br />Updated: Jan, 2010<br />
  20. 20. 12<br />Key Community Relationships<br />Banff<br />Venture Forum<br />Venture Capital<br />(iNovia, Octane)<br />AVAC/<br />IVAC<br />Angel <br />Investors<br /> AAET <br /> WD <br />Entrepreneurs<br />Funding<br />Client Referral<br />NRC-IRAP<br />Industry SMEs<br />Program Delivery Support<br />Industry<br />Associations<br />Program Delivery Support<br />Funder<br />Client Investment<br />Client Investment<br />Clients<br />Clients<br />Clients<br />Clients<br />Funding<br />Funding<br />Reciprocal<br />Sponsor<br />Industry<br />Canada<br />Joint Program Delivery<br />Joint Program Delivery<br />Coaches / Mentors<br />Coaches / Mentors<br />Program Delivery<br />Client Referral<br />Program Delivery<br />Program Delivery<br />Program Delivery<br />Program Delivery<br />Service<br />Providers<br />DEFAIT<br />City / CED<br />
  21. 21. 13<br />Financial Summary 2008<br />CTI FUNDING & REVENUE SOURCES • TOTAL $4.9 M<br />1 % Private Contributions<br /> 9 % Government of Alberta – AE&T and AED<br />10 % Government of Canada – WED and NRC<br /> 16 % City of Calgary<br /> 64 % Client Revenue – ARTC and Other<br />CTI PROGRAM EXPENDITURES • TOTAL $4.8 M<br />22 % Advocacy and Administration<br />23 % Business Network & Cluster Development<br />18 % Tech Commercialization and Innovation<br />37 % Alastair Ross Technology Centre<br />Updated: June 24, 2009<br />
  22. 22. Government Alignment<br />City: OED / CED Strategy<br />GoA: Task Force on Value Added recommendations<br />GoA: Innovation System framework<br />GoC: ??<br />14<br />
  23. 23. CTI Strategic Challenges<br />Growth into emerging sub-sectors (e.g. Clean Technologies, eHealth)<br />Attraction/engagement of angel investors<br />Increasing outcome impact on individual SMEs<br />Tracking/quantifying long-term commercialization progress<br />Continuity and growth of public-sector funding<br />Attraction of meaningful private-sector funding<br />15<br />

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