No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The NRC IRAP Financial support for technology innovation provides funding for small or medium‑sized Canadian businesses to support research and development projects.
Through a broad range of international activities, the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) also provides direct support to small and medium-sized businesses with international interests. The international programs connect companies with the funding, advisory, export, and innovation services they need to access new markets and global value chains.
Comments on Funding:
This program cost-share only a portion of the cost of the R&D project activities.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
Call the National Research Council Canada at 1-877-994-4727 and discuss to determine the eligibility,
If eligible, next step is to discuss with one of the industrial technology advisors (topics: business strategy, issues, opportunities for growth, future plans),
Develop a project proposal.
Other Things to Note:
NRC IRAP engages with innovators in more than 45 countries leads to ongoing invitations to participate in international partnering opportunities and global events aimed at stimulating R&D and innovation in technology areas of mutual interest.
See Source 2021 column for international programs' calls for proposals and their deadlines.
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