No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:



The BTIF Program provides support to Northwestern Ontario businesses for implementing innovative technologies to enhance their websites and social media, their business processes with hardware or software, their human capital development and technology education, their customer relationship management and online service.  

Comments on Funding:

Funding is 50% of the eligible costs.

When It Ends:

Accepting applications


January 12, 2022
February 9, 2022


Applicants must:

  • be full-time businesses and have been in operation for at least one year,
  • Possess a valid Canadian business number
  • be located in Northwestern Ontario.

Established seasonal businesses are eligible.

The following sectors are the preferred sectors for this program:

  • Advanced Manufacturing;
  • Agri-Food;
  • Health/Bio-Sciences;
  • Clean Tech;
  • Digital;
  • Tourism and Resources.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:


Contact the program coordinator to review, discuss and to advise on the application and project proposal


Complete and submit the BTIF Application


Obtain project quotes that must be submitted to the program coordinator for review and feedback


Review and submit the Pre-Agreement document.

If approved, the applicant will receive a Letter of Offer document which outlines the financial details of the approved grant in addition to project deadlines.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:

  • The BTIF Application
  • Project quotes
  • The Pre-Agreement document.

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    This program is closing March 31th so get your application in today!
  2. 2
    Deadline to Submit:
    January 12, 2022
    February 9, 2022

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.


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