Collaborative research and development projects
We help Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects with a foreign entity. Our funding is available for projects in the following markets:
- South Korea
What types of projects do we fund?
CIIP funding supports R&D projects that are close to commercialization such as:
- Technology adaptation
Projects that help adapt already commercialized products to reach a new market. This can be either a foreign or Canadian market.
- Technology validation
Projects that include a new product that is not yet commercialized. The product must require technical and business validation from potential early adopter customers.
- Technology co-development
Projects that involve creating a new product, service, or process with an uncertain path to commercialization.
Who can apply?
This program is for Canadian companies that:
- are incorporated, profit-oriented, small and medium-sized enterprises, with up to 500 full-time equivalent employees
- are ready to collaborate with a foreign partner in one of the countries listed above
- are seeking to commercialize new or improved products, services, or processes
- have sufficient resources to make a serious new market entry push
- have a world class, distinguishable, and protectable technology which may already be commercialized in Canada
What is funded?
- ✓ Up to 50% of eligible costs to a maximum of $600,000 for approved R&D Projects.
Eligible expenses include:
- salary costs
- contractors’ fees
- reasonable travel costs
Apply to a call for proposal (CFP) in your target market.
Open calls for proposal
|CFP||Deadline for applications||Market|
|Canada – Israel 2022-23 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals||Closed for applications||Israel|
|Canada-South Korea 2022 collaborative research and development call for proposals||Closed for applications||South Korea|
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Science, Technology and Innovation Division
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