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Corporate Innovation, with L-SPARK Select

Boost your competitiveness and R&D agility with a custom-curated corporate innovation ecosystem that brings next-gen technologies to your doorstep.

How it works


We present 12-18 startups and scaleups from our network that match your vision, technology, and growth objectives. You select which companies to engage in the program.


As your single point of contact, we facilitate the seamless integration of technologies, processes and communication between you and your ecosystem so that everything functions as a well-oiled machine. The end goal: deliver proof of concepts.


We help ensure the sustainability of your ecosystem by facilitating collaborations for long-term value creation, which can include joint development, licensing, or acquisition. (6-9 companies)

The Ecosystem Advantage

Maximize financial efficiency

Harness the value of investing today in an innovation ecosystem that will accelerate future growth.

Mitigate competitive risk

Build your competitive advantage through direct, proprietary access to emerging technologies and innovation being developed by startups and scaleups.

Drive strategic innovation

Develop an agile approach to R&D that keeps you at the front of the innovation curve.

Accelerate growth through strategic partnerships

Secure the loyalty and creativity of emerging industry disruptors and create a sustainable pipeline of innovation that will keep you ahead of market trends.

Big tech. Big successes.

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The L-SPARK x BlackBerry Accelerator, announced 2022, was created with the aim of growing Canadian tech companies focused on the development of SDV technologies, and delivering high-impact transportation solutions with BlackBerry’s Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform, BlackBerry IVY.

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How Calian used L-SPARK Select to bring innovative health solutions to market.

The CALIAN x L-SPARK MedTech Accelerator, announced January 2022, was created with the goal of partnering with smaller med-tech companies to help Calian to fill gaps in their customers’ roadmaps. By bringing in technology partners as part of an open ecosystem, CALIAN is now able to bring more value to their customers and provide a pathway to commercialization.

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