TECTERRA Funding for Small Business

Receive up to $500,000 in Government Funding.

TECTERRA was created to invest in in the commercialization of geomatics technology and offers a full range of support programs to enable businesses within Canada to bring innovative geomatics solutions to market. TECTERRA offers both federal and provincial funding programs that aim to reinforce commercialization, business support, career opportunities for high qualified personnel, and networking.

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TECTERRA Funding for Small Business

Amount of Funding

TECTERRA BUILD

Up to 50% of eligible expenses for a total contribution ranging from $150,000 to $500,000 in repayable funding. Offered as a 0% interest loan.

TECTERRA HIRE

Up to 50% of eligible expenses to a maximum $50,000 in Alberta small business grants. Can provide an additional $10,000 to relocate the employee from outside Alberta.

TECTERRA LAUNCH

Up to 50% of eligible expenses for a total contribution ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 in repayable funding. Offered as a 0% interest loan.

TECTERRA SHOW 

Up to 100% of eligible expenses to a maximum $100,000 Alberta small business grant.

TECTERRA GROW

 Up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum $50,000 in training grants.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

TECTERRA Funding for Small Business

Eligible Applicants

TECTERRA BUILD

 Alberta for-profit businesses with 1-499 full-time employees and less than $50M in annual revenues. Must build a project budget with at least $300,000 in eligible costs. Must create at least one new full-time job for Highly Qualified Personnel.

TECTERRA HIRE

Alberta for-profit businesses with 1-499 full-time employees and less than $50M in annual revenues. Highly qualified personnel must have graduated with a Bachelors degree or higher from a recognized university program.

TECTERRA LAUNCH

Alberta for-profit businesses with 1-499 full-time employees and less than $50M in annual revenues. Must build a project budget with at least $50,000 in eligible costs.

TECTERRA SHOW 

Alberta for-profit businesses with 1-100 full-time employees and less than $15M in annual revenues. Can include up to two separate events within 12-months.

TECTERRA GROW

Alberta for-profit, incorporated businesses with 1-50 full-time employees and less than $15M in annual revenues.

Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

TECTERRA Funding for Small Business

Eligible Activities

TECTERRA BUILD

Development of innovative products that include geospatial technology. Projects must have a well-defined target market or user and commercialization plan.

TECTERRA HIRE

Hiring a highly-qualified business or technology employee to help drive the growth of geomatics technology companies.

TECTERRA LAUNCH

Commercialization of late-stage geospatial technologies that are ready to launch, or expanding existing and proven technologies into new markets.

TECTERRA SHOW 

Attending or participating in relevant industry events, trade shows and conferences.

TECTERRA GROW

Entrepreneurial coaching, human resources development and management, project management, sales mentorship, marketing strategies, supply chain management, etc.

Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

TECTERRA Funding for Small Business

Program Deadline

TECTERRA BUILD

 Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. Projects should last between 12-24 months.

TECTERRA HIRE

The program will accept new applications in spring 2021.

TECTERRA LAUNCH

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. Projects should last a maximum of 12 months.

TECTERRA SHOW 

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis and are reviewed within two weeks of submission. Businesses should apply a minimum 45 days before an event.

TECTERRA GROW

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis and are reviewed within two weeks of submission.

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