Innovation funding and support

Funding and advisory support for research and development (R&D), innovation and commercialization projects.


Services and information

Support for business innovation

Funding, expertise, facilities and global opportunities for SMEs from the Concierge Service.

Customized innovation funding and support

Innovation support from the Industrial Research Assistance Program.

Tax credits for research and development

Tax credits from the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program for R&D.

Selling your innovation to government

Getting your innovative products from the lab to the marketplace with the Build in Canada Innovation Program.

Research infrastructure funding

Funding for research infrastructure projects from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Natural sciences and engineering research collaboration

A scalable set of tools to engage with university and college researchers to bring new products to market.

International innovation

Global innovation funding, accelerated access to global markets and on-the-ground support for international R&D.

Atlantic innovation funding

Funding for the development of innovative products and services in Atlantic Canada.

Innovative communities (Atlantic Canada)

Funding for strategic projects that build the economies of Atlantic Canadian communities.

Quebec innovation funding

Funding for technology transfer, technology adoption and innovation in Quebec.

Ontario commercialization partnership funding

Funding for Ontario-based educational institutions and non-profits for commercialization initiatives.

Ontario advanced manufacturing funding

Repayable funding for Ontario manufacturers for commercialization initiatives.

Northern Ontario innovation funding

Funding for innovation projects in Northern Ontario communities and businesses.

Western innovation funding

Repayable funding for enterprises in Western Canada to move their technology research to the marketplace.

Agricultural innovation funding

Funding for R&D, knowledge transfer or commercialization activities in agriculture and agri-food.

Connect to Innovate

Funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural and remote communities in Canada.

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