Canadian Space Agency – smartEarth: Accelerator Track


CSA’s smartEarth: Accelerator track provides grants to businesses to speed up the development of innovative satellite data solutions at different levels of readiness (up to the demonstration stage), that will respond to challenges of importance to Canada (through an application, a product, or a service). smartEarth aims to:

  1. develop innovative satellite data solutions to help meet various needs on Earth and in people’s everyday lives;

  2. increase collaboration among Canadian stakeholders;

  3. enhance expertise, growth and competitiveness in Canada’s space sector; and

  4. advance scientific knowledge.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will take the form of a grant, and will be provided for each open project opportunity.


Applicants must be:

  • for-profit organizations;
  • not-for-profit organizations;
  • post-secondary institutions; and
  • established in Canada.

Applications Steps:

For application details, applicants must contact CSA by email at

Other Things to Note:

CSA’s smartEarth replaces the CSA’s Earth Observation Application Development Program (EOADP), Government Related Initiatives Program (GRIP), and Science and Operational Applications Research (SOAR) Program.

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