CENGN: Call for 2015 Commercialization Acceleration Projects – Information Seminar

January 26, 2015

Session dates

Edmonton – Jan 27, 2015 (Telus Innovation Centre)
Vancouver – Jan 29, 2015 (E&Y)
Montreal – Feb 5, 2015 (EXFO)
Toronto – Feb 6, 2015 (Cisco Innovation Centre)
Ottawa – Feb 10, 2015 (CENGN HQ)

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CENGN, Canada’s Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks is looking for innovative companies in the following areas: Software Defined Network, SD WAN, Network Function Virtualization NFV, Data Centre/ Cloud, Network Transport, Security, Network Applications, Network Mobility

Who Are We?

CENGN is a consortium of industry, academic and research leaders dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of next generation communication solutions.  CENGN members include: Alcatel-Lucent, Allstream, BTI Systems, Cisco, EWA Canada, EXFO, Invest Ottawa, JDSU, Juniper Networks, Mistral Ventures, Rogers and Telus.

Why Participate?

CENGN removes the barriers to commercialization and accelerates product introduction while reducing product development time and costs.  CENGN and our members will technically and financially support projects to commercialize promising technology originating in research institutions, start-ups and SMEs.

Successful projects will receive commercialization acceleration support equivalent to $50,000 - $100,000.

Successful projects will have access to the following resources:

  • Support from CENGN members, the world leaders in communications technology
  • Access to CENGN’s engineering team and experts in communications including SDN and NFV
  • CENGN’s physical and virtual multi-vendor commercialization, test, certification, and validation platform (open stack and enterprise stack)
  • Additional services for validating advanced products, applications, and services including: performance, certification, verification and conformance testing
  • Business, legal, marketing and mentorship support
Source: CENGN