These programs support early to late stage technology and knowledge-driven SMEs operating in Alberta, as they advance towards technology readiness. Depending on their needs, eligible companies can apply for funding up to $300,000 to help hire third-party services and/or equipment.
A partnership between the governments of Alberta and Ontario, and managed by AITF and the Ontario Centres of Excellence, the Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program supports cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces.
The Government of Canada’s new Concierge Service assists SMEs in navigating the many available innovation resources and support programs offered by the government and selecting the right options to meet their needs. Concierge advisors have extensive networks and expertise, as well as knowledge about a range of industrial sectors for clients to benefit from.