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Find out about Canada’s collaborations with key foreign partners in science, technology and innovation (STI). Canada has entered into 15 STI agreements and arrangements with partner economies. This creates opportunities for Canadian researchers to collaborate in basic science and applied research with foreign counterparts. Canadian SMEs can also receive support through various programs to collaborate on industrial research and development initiatives with foreign industrial partners in priority markets.


Learn about Canada's innovation strengths and priorities and obtain information about Canada's science, technology and innovation strengths and capabilities in key sectors.

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Benefit from our services for innovators and gain access to trade commissioners with expertise in R&D innovation and commercialization, in Canada and abroad. We will assist and guide you through the complexities of global commercialization and provide on-the-ground S&T intelligence.

Programs and initiatives

Funding Opportunities - Innovation, Science and Technology

Find programs that can help your company innovate and grow abroad.

The Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA)

The Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) provides Canadian start-ups with access to the resources and contacts they need to grow internationally.


Business Women in Trade (BWIT)

BWIT supports Canadian women entrepreneurs in international trade by representing and advocating their commercial and economic interests as they travel along the path to export success.

Trade Negotiations and Agreements

Free trade agreements (FTAs) and foreign investment promotion and protection agreements (FIPAs) between Canada and our trading partners are creating new opportunities for Canadian businesses.

Trade Statistics

Get the most up-to-date commercial information right here. National and provincial economic, investment and trade data are at your fingertips — formatted to fit your mobile device.

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