Spark Innovation


Find Your Future In Tech

Who is techNL?

techNL is a not-for-profit membership association that enables a thriving innovation-driven economy in Newfoundland and Labrador. techNL provides visibility, business growth services and a collective influential voice to the tech sector in Newfoundland and Labrador with a vision to make Newfoundland and Labrador the most sought-after Canadian tech ecosystem, globally recognized for its collaborative community, diversity and quality of life.

A key focus on business growth includes programs and services to support talent pipeline expansion, member connections, digital transformation and ecosystem development in Newfoundland and Labrador.


News & Events

Game Changer Series

Welcome to techNL’s ‘Game Changers’ series, sponsored by the Idea Factory! 👏

Each month, we’ll be featuring a Newfoundland & Labrador-based tech company that’s changing the game in a traditional industry.

This month’s feature is PragmaClin Research Inc.




Mission Partner

techNL is pleased to have Stewart McKelvey continue as 2023-2024 Mission Partner.

Developed with the goal of supporting tech participants to grow, develop and scale their businesses, Stewart McKelvey is pleased to partner with techNL, and connect members with our experienced lawyers specializing in a number of areas relevant to businesses in the tech and innovation spaces. Throughout the year, Stewart McKelvey will be pleased to offer techNL members topic-specific information sessions focused on key topics for tech and innovation start-ups.

The strength of Stewart McKelvey is the knowledge and expertise of their team. Their lawyers are focused on driving the growth and development of the tech sector in Newfoundland and Labrador. They look forward to having the opportunity to collaborate with techNL members. Visit them online to learn more.





News & Events

techNL Board Slate Voting 2024-25

techNL BOARD OF DIRECTORS  Board Slate 2024-2025All Regular techNL members will be receiving an email inviting them to vote in the techNL 2024 Board of Directors Election using an online election system. As per the Bylaws, to help ensure a diverse and inclusive Board,...

Request for Proposals: Youth Technical Skills Development – High School Tech Immersion Program 2024

techNL is looking to partner with a youth-focused training provider to provide a two-week technical training bootcamp and 10 hours of STEM program consultation during the months of June-August 2024. The technical bootcamp will be a two-week virtual course for youth...

techNL and Partners launch Scale-up Hub Houston 

techNL and its Partners are launching Scale-up Hub: Houston program with a focus on energy and clean tech companies.   The Scale-up Hub: Houston program (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based energy tech and...

Request for Proposals: Business Development Consultant 

This Request for Proposals (the “RFP”) is an invitation by techNL on behalf of its Partners to prospective proponents to submit proposals for the provision of Business Development Consulting Services (the “Consultant”) for the Scale-Up Hub: Houston Program (the...

Request for Proposals: Project Coordination Consultant 

This Request for Proposals (the “RFP”) is an invitation by techNL on behalf of its Partners to identify a suitable consultant to coordinate the activities of the Scale-up Hub: Houston Program (the “Program”).  The Program is designed to provide business...

Find Your Future in Tech Interim Report

Early in 2023, techNL launched the Find Your Future in Tech program, an investment of $27.2 million to provide funded training and upskilling opportunities for tech-related roles in Newfoundland & Labrador, to ultimately support the long-term growth...

Call for Nominations: Board of Directors 2024-25

Nominations are open for the techNL Board of Directors for 2024-2025. All Regular Members in good standing are eligible to nominate candidates for election and to stand for election. We are currently seeking nominations for the following Director vacancies:  Up...

Request for Proposals: Provision of Human Resources for techNL

Click here to access the RFP Schedule Date of Issue: March 12, 2024Submissions Deadline: March 29, 2024 at 4:00 pm NST Project Scope This Request for Proposals (RFP) is being undertaken to support techNL with HR services. This project is divided into three sections:...

techNL Announces Marlayne Hardy as Chief Impact Officer

Florian Villaumé, CEO,  techNL is pleased to announce the promotion of Marlayne Hardy as Chief Impact Officer. In her four years at techNL, Marlayne has been instrumental in establishing new and ground-breaking programs that have propelled techNL and the province’s...

Request for Proposals: Provision of an Integrated Internet System for the Innovation Centre

Please note that the deadline for the RFP for Provision of an Integrated Internet System for the Innovation Centre has been extended and is now due on March 21, 2024. Schedule  RFP Issue Date: February 27, 2024  RFP Closing Date: March 21, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. NST ...