Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to 50% of total eligible project costs to a maximum amount specified in a Master Project Agreement.
Under the Capacity Building program, they co-invest in two types of projects:
- Exploratory projects: $50K – $500K per project, up to one (1) year duration.
- Strategic initiatives: $2 – $4M per project, up to three (3) year duration.
Total Canadian government assistance for all projects, including federal, provincial/ territorial and municipal, must not exceed 100% of Eligible Costs.
Membership is open to any organization that is based in Canada (either headquartered or have a Canadian subsidiary). As an industry-led initiative, most of their membership is comprised of private sector organizations, focused on building a world-class R&D operation and intent on continuing to invest in product and technology develop programs as they grow. Post-secondary institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations may become members but are not eligible to receive co-investment funding.
submit a proposal and budget in the format established by the Supercluster for the Program, if invited.
The most promising EOIs will be explored with the proponent to determine if the idea can be developed into a full proposal. Only a limited number of EOIs will be invited to submit a full proposal.
Other Things to Note:
There will be a continuous intake of project ideas. There is no specific due date for submissions.