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Canadian International Innovation Program

The Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP) supports Canadian companies to pursue international research and development (R&D) collaboration with a foreign partner on projects that have the potential for commercialization.

CIIP can help you find R&D partnerships in:

Who can apply?

Canadian companies that are:

Why consider CIIP funding?

What activities do we fund?

Partnership Development Activities

Partnership Development Activities help identify potential partnership opportunities that can lead to R&D projects between Canadian companies and foreign partners.

Collaborative research and development projects

Support to help Canadian companies participate in R&D projects that are:

  • done in collaboration with foreign partners
  • have the potential for commercialization

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Resources for Canadian businesses and the Government of Canada's information on the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Our partners

CIIP is a funding program offered to Canadian small or medium-sized enterprises by the Trade Commissioner Service. We deliver it in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program for Brazil, China, India and South Korea. The Canada-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation delivers the program for Israel.

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Contact us

Science, Technology and Innovation Division
Global Affairs Canada


Frequently Asked Questions – Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP)

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