Research and Development

Atlantic Innovation Fund provides financial assistance for up to 80% for non-commercial projects and 75% of commercial projects seeking more than $100,000,000.  Contributors are dispersed in both non-repayable and payable forms.  Eligible costs could include wages, salaries, capital costs, and other operating expenses related to the research project.  For more information contact the local office of Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
4 Herald Ave, Fortis Tower, Suite 505

Industrial Research Assistance Program provides non-repayable contributions to Canadian small-medium sized enterprises interested in growing by using technology to commercialize services, products, and processes.  Funds can be used to help businesses research project feasibility, develop prototypes and increase marketability.  For more information contact the National Research Council of Canada.

Toll free:  1-877-994-4727

Innovation Enhancement Program offers non-payable contributions of up to 50% of eligible costs up to a maximum of $250,000 per project.  For more information contact the local office of Department of Innovation Trade and Rural Development.

Department of Innovation Trade & Rural Development (INTRD)
2 Herald Ave, Millbrook Mall

Research and Development Vouchers provide financial assistance up to 75% of eligible project costs to a maximum of $15,000.  Vouchers can be used to improve access to and establish collaborative relationships with economic researchers, research facilities and other research and development performers.  For more information contact the Research Development Corporation-Newfoundland and Labrador.

Phone:  1-709-758-0913