COVID-19 Response and Resources

Welcome to our COVID-19 page which aims to equip our companies and community with key information, tools and support. This includes:

As we serve many different types of clients and needs, our team is here to help you put these resources to work.

Today, change is the only constant. As the situation evolves, we will continue to evolve with it. This page will offer updates to employees, clients, stakeholders, our community, and work to meet your needs.

Ottawa companies contributing
to the fight against COVID-19

Whether through health-tech solutions or SaaS, Ottawa companies are contributing to the fight against COVID-19 and making positive impacts for our region, province and our country. The following map visualizes the company names, location and links to their websites.

If you are an Ottawa company not already depicted on our map, companies are invited to request inclusion by filling out the following form.

Ottawa Business COVID-19 Newsfeed

As we serve many different types of clients and needs, our team is here to help you put these resources to work. Today, as the situation evolves, we will continue to evolve with it and offer timely updates for employees, clients, stakeholders, and our community.

Open for Businesses

… even though our doors closed. 

The usual has moved to virtual 

Here are a few ways we’re adapting our services:  


Workshops are now Webinars  

Register for an upcoming workshop. Participate from the comfort of your own home.  See the events calendar for updates on upcoming webinars. 


Consultations are Now Calls 

Complete our Request for Services form. Have questions for a lawyer, accountant or business advisor? We can schedule a meeting with one of our experts.  

Business expansion meetings will happen – virtually. Our Global Expansion team is engaging with large technology players and will continue uninterrupted by video link and calls.


The Prototyping Lab is Up and Running.

The Prototyping Lab at Bayview Yards remains committed to serving you during these uncertain times. To discuss your project needs and outcomes, the Design team would be delighted to schedule consultations via a web conferencing tool. We will continue to offer fabrication services, including 3D printing and the use of CNC tools, as long as provided the necessary materials can be acquired from our suppliers.


If you are a part of an Invest Ottawa program, including Peer Groups, the IO Pre-Accelerator, the IO Accelerator, the Scale-up Program, and the Talent Program, and you have questions, please contact your program coordinator or manager. 

Sponsors Step Up

Great companies have stepped-up in this time of need, including many of our corporate sponsors and community partners.  

Explore the insights, toolkits and resources they’ve made available: 


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