Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Rebecca Thompsen, Senior Manager of Operations, at: [email protected] or 613.222.7452

Submit a request for services and support at Area X.O

Rent space at Area X.O for development, testing, validation and/or demonstrations

Visit our Area X.O event calendar

Contact Kara Eusebio, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, at [email protected] or 613.851.1628

Contact Patrick Kenny, Director of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 613.724.7160

Explore the Entrepreneurship and Venture Development Programs and Services offered by Invest Ottawa in partnership with Area X.O

Submit a request for entrepreneurship advisory services and support 

Contact Michelle Younes, Senior Manager, Venture Development, Invest Ottawa, at [email protected] or 613.698.7804

Learn more about Why Ottawa is for you, and how we help foreign companies land at Area X.O and capitalize on our competitive advantages as a global tech hub


Adam Dewar, Market Director, Americas at [email protected]

Sophie Chen, Market Director, Asia at [email protected]

Kirsten Sardelis, Market Development Manager, Europe at  [email protected]


Learn more about the full-scale design, conceptualization and custom manufacturing services available through our partnership with the Bayview Yards Prototyping Lab

Contact Joanne Gardner, Lab Director at 613.695.2461 or [email protected] to discuss your requirements

Contact Nathalie MacArthur, Director of Talent, to discuss how we can help you: [email protected] or 819.962.4555

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