No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The objective of this initiative is to advance industrial research, development and technology demonstration through collaboration between the private sector, researchers and non-profit organizations.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of non-repayable contributions and the program contribution to any Recipient will not exceed 50% of its total eligible costs, except for Recipients that are academic institutions and Networks, where the contribution provided may cover 100% of their eligible costs.
If the Recipient is a Network, it may receive 100% of its eligible costs.
When It Ends:
All competitions are currently closed
The applicant must be:
The projects need to have a Lead Applicant which must:
Networks can also apply under Stream 4. In this case, the Lead Applicant must be a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Canada. Its role will consist of distributing funds to research partnerships consisting of industry, academic institutions and research institutions for the purpose of co-funding collaborative research and technology development projects.
a Statement of Interest (SOI) with a high-level overview of the proposed project. Based on the SOI, applicants will be provided with feedback on whether they will be invited to Step 2 – Full application.
a full application, outlining in greater detail the project proposal. Information provided on this form will be used to complete the project due diligence and benefits assessment.
Project proposals require a lead applicant, which will be responsible for submitting a Statement of Interest and a full application if advised to advance to Step 2 of the process, as well as managing the project for the duration of the SIF agreement.
Other Things to Note:
Stream 4 offers periodic competitive calls for proposals based on government priorities. All competitions are currently closed.