Siemens and ventureLAB announce Hardware Catalyst Initiative partnership

Today, Siemens Digital Industries Software and ventureLAB announced a new partnership to expand its reach for the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, Canada’s only lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor-focused products. This new partnership will provide companies participating in the Hardware Catalyst Initiative with access to a unique set of software offerings through the Siemens Startup Program, including mechanical and electronic design, product lifecycle management (PLM), electro-mechanical simulation, and application lifecycle management (ALM) software to support innovation in electronic hardware, health technology, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Today’s announcement builds on Canada’s momentum as a leader in the global tech ecosystem. The growing global network of ventureLAB Hardware Catalyst Initiative partners, including recent announcements with Arm, TSMC, and Silicon Catalyst, recognizes the unique opportunity and role for Canada as a valuable player in the global semiconductor supply chain.

Join Siemens and ventureLAB at HardTech

Join Siemens and ventureLAB at HardTech on June 22-23, Canada’s premiere hardware technology-focused conference, hosted by ventureLAB, featuring prominent thought leaders in the tech ecosystem that are creating transformative experiences for those around the world. Follow this link to pre-register.

Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Together, ventureLAB and Siemens can work to reduce barriers and accelerate time to market for Canadian startups and scaleups through support, software and collaboration.

To learn more about this partnership, visit our website.

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