‘Ottawa 4.0’: Where Invest Ottawa’s CEO wants to take the capital in five years

An expansion of Bayview Yards, a digital business-to-business marketplace and a narrower focus on supporting specific industries are part of a new five-year plan unveiled this week by Invest Ottawa.

CEO Michael Tremblay outlined his vision Tuesday to create more “sustainable,” high-value jobs in Canada’s capital and build greater global awareness that Ottawa is “the best place to live and work.”

Speaking before an audience of some 250 local business leaders, Tremblay said he wants to increase the number of globally competitive companies that graduate from Invest Ottawa’s startup incubator. He also wants to physically expand Invest Ottawa’s home at Bayview Yards as well as help local entrepreneurs tap into the R&D capabilities of the city’s post-secondary institutions and multinational companies.

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Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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