What is HyperGlobal?
HyperGlobal provides Canadian technology companies with the support needed to successfully enter new global markets through expert market research and outbound trips to strategic countries around the world. Leverage BC Tech’s expertise and network to accelerate your transition into international markets.
- Export Educational Seminars
- In-market customer discovery by international partners
- Inbound buyer connection days
- Outbound market connection trips
- An executive of a Canadian SME technology company
- Have a product in the market with strong customer demand
- Exploring international expansion to new markets
- Your tech company is at a growth or scale-stage
In-Market Customer Discovery
Going global and exploring new markets is crucial in scaling your business. BC Tech’s In-market Customer Discovery program helps you validate if you have the right product for the right market with the right business model. BC Tech engages local sales agents in your target market to conduct primary research with your potential customers.
In-Depth Export Action Plan
An extensive 1-day workshop – learn export business planning and financing, plus the strategy and execution of entering foreign markets and landing international customers.
BC Connection Days
BC Tech welcomes global firms looking for strategic partners and suppliers in British Columbia. We provide a curated scouting service by connecting global industry players with companies from Canada’s most thriving innovation ecosystem. Build relationships that drive your business.
Outbound Market Trips:
Build International Connection
BC Tech introduces your company to end customers, channel partners and government agencies to streamline access to global markets. Trips are focused on a specific industry subsector tailored to the target market and participating companies. BC Tech actively partners with Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service to provide:
- One-on-one meetings with high-level decision makers
- Industry trade shows and conferences
- Networking receptions with key industry players
- Travel assistance funding
With this targeted approach, our program ensures participating companies make the connections needed to take their business to the next level.
Upcoming Outbound Trips
Italy/Germany Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)
Date of Trips: September 15 – 20, 2019
Application Deadline: July 17, 2019
Smart manufacturing, Industrial IoT, and Industry 4.0 tech companies will engage in a week-long program of B2B meetings, networking events and attendance at Industry of Things World in Berlin. The group will then travel for meetings in other manufacturing centres around Germany and finish the program in Italy for targeted meetings with potential customer and partners in the manufacturing sector.
Germany – Autonomous Vehicles
Date of Trips: October 28 – November 1, 2019
Application Deadline: September 1st, 2019
The autonomous vehicle market is estimated to reach $556B by 2026. Chosen companies will attend TU-Automotive Europe, Europe’s biggest gathering of telematics, autonomous car, mobility and other automotive technology executives and decision makers with over 600 attendees. The conference will be followed by B2B meetings with automotive manufacturers in Germany.
Australia / New Zealand – Smart Cities
Date of Trips: October 27 – November 1, 2019
Application Deadline: September 1st, 2019
The similarities of city structures in Australia and New Zealand to those in Canada make this market ideal for Canadian smart city solution providers. Companies will attend B2B meetings in two major Australian cities followed by the Smart Cities Week Australia conference. Smart Cities Week is a global convening of policymakers, practitioners, technologists, researchers and affiliated organizations facilitated by the Smart Cities Council across not only Australia but Asia as well. After the conference, the delegation will then move to New Zealand for B2B meetings with cities and channel partners.
Turkey / United Arab Emirates (UAE) – ICT
Date of Trips: November 24 – 29, 2019
Application Deadline: September 27th, 2019
ICT spending in Turkey reached $32B last year with the UAE representing $4B. In partnership with the Trade Commissioner Service, this trip will focus on B2B meetings with end customers, distributors and partners.
Japan / Korean – Digital Health
Date of Trips: March 15 – 20, 2020
Application Deadline: January 14th, 2020
By 2025 about 25% of the Asia Pacific region’s population will be over the age of 65. This combined with the ever-increasing costs and patient demand creates an excellent opportunity for Canadian digital health solution providers. The trip will encompass targeted B2B meetings with customers, governments and channel partners, and attendance at Japan Life Science week. Within the Life Sciences week are specific events including Smart Health Japan and Medtec Japan. Following Japan, the delegation will travel to Korea for further B2B meetings.
France/UK – Artificial Intelligence
The AI trip will consist of 1 day in Paris and 3 days in London of B2B meetings and attendance at the London AI Summit the world’s largest AI event for business.
Date of Trips: June 11 – June 14 2019