Canada's 47 Technology Access Centres (TACs) are specialized applied research & development centres affiliated with publicly-funded colleges and cégeps.
Each TAC serves a specific geographic area, with a focus on strengthening the industrial sector of significance to that region.
These demand-driven centres, from BC to PEI, help Canadian businesses - especially Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) - get their products, processes and services market-ready by:
The Interactive Visit program provides you with up to 20 hours of access to the equipment, facilities, and expertise of a Technology Access Centre (TAC) to solve your innovation challenge.
TACs are specialized applied research & development centres affiliated with publicly-funded colleges. TACs help innovative Canadian firms get their products, services, and processes closer to market by: offering specialized technical services and objective advice; providing training related to new types of technology, equipment, and processes; and conducting applied research and development projects focused on company problems.