We are CTA Health

The Canadian Technology Accelerator for Health in San Francisco exists to connect Canada’s up-and coming health and life sciences start-ups with potential investors, customers and strategic partners in Northern California. The program is led by the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco and provides companies with curated access to one of the most important clusters of life sciences innovation in addition to the venture capital ecosystem and global technology hub of Silicon Valley.

CTA Health takes a customized approach to support entrepreneurs and their commercialization goals. Each CTA Health company is matched with a unique team of up to five world-class advisors specific to their business needs. 

CTA Health is open to growth-stage companies from across Canada: 

– With a minimum proof of concept and clear strategy for accessing the Bay Area market, 

– Seeking venture capital [post-seed – series A] or alternative financing, partnerships, and customers within the next twelve months.

CTA Health uses a broad definition of health and life sciences, and is interested in working with a wide range of teams that are addressing unmet medical needs. Areas of focus include Biotechnology, Digital Health, Drug Discovery, Precision Medicine, Diagnostics, Genomics, Medical Devices, and Therapeutics. 

At its core, CTA Health helps companies move farther, faster.




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Iraina Miles

 CTA Health Director, San Francisco