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Twenty leading Canadian urban infrastructure companies will be visiting India from 15 – 20 May to explore collaboration opportunities with Indian business in the infrastructure sector. The delegation will visit the cities of Mumbai, Vijaywada and Hyderabad to engage with business and government leaders, and will also participate in Municipalika 2017, where Canada is the partner country. This visit has been co-organised by the Government of Canada and the province of Ontario.

At the event, the High Commissioner for Canada to India, Nadir Patel will deliver an inaugural address, Canadian companies will exhibit their services, and members of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service team will also be present at the Canada pavilion to facilitate business interactions.

High Commissioner for Canada to India, Nadir Patel said: “Canada is globally recognized for its excellence in urban infrastructure which includes high-level project management, specialized technical skills and for developing environmentally friendly technological solutions that combine innovative design with high quality. We are the world’s 4th largest exporter of engineering services.” He further added, “This is a great opportunity for Canadian companies to learn about the exciting developments and plans for transformation in India’s Urban infrastructure and smart cities. I look forward to further collaboration to support India in achieving its smart cities objective.”

The delegates represent companies offering innovative technology solutions and services in sectors such as Internet of things (IoT), water and waste water, energy management, waterproofing, intelligent transport systems, e-governance and capacity building services, architecture, and engineering.

Some Canadian companies participating in the mission already have a foothold in India, while others are exploring the Indian market for the first time.

Companies/Organizations participating in the delegation:

Aretas Sensor Networks; Bell/ Nuworld Research & Development; Carl Data Solutions Ltd.; Clearford Water Systems Inc.; Endura-Form Plastic Solutions; Intellizim Corporation, Kryton International Inc.; Lea Associates South Asia; Logix ITS India LLP; Loraxian Inc. Mafna Air Technologies Inc.; Premier Tech Aqua Systems India Private Limited; Total Pave; IBI Group; Transoft Solutions Private limited; Imex System; Ceres Bio Systems, AMP Solar; University of Toronto; Government of British Columbia; Govenrnment of Alberta; Government of Ontario.

Note to the editors:

Canadian cities such as Brampton, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg have continually been moving towards better urban infrastructure. In 2016, Montreal was named the ‘smartest city in the world’ by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), a global research think tank. Three Canadian cities, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal stood at 23, 28 and 33 among the world’s most sustainable cities, according to a report by London-based Centre for Economic and Business Research.

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