Tag : Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Ontario Business Grants for Capital Equipment and Outside Consulting

Canadian business grants for productivity enhancements and outside consulting are becoming increasingly popular with Ontario SMEs. These types of small business funding grants are especially useful for those in need of capital equipment or market expansion funding. There are several opportunities to receive Grant Funding for Small Business Expansion; however,

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Upcoming Grants for Small Business in Ontario

April appears to be a busy month for those who are looking to receive one of the soon to be released Canadian business funding grants. The federal and provincial governments begin their release of several Government Funding Grants for Small Business in April of every year. The end of the

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Proposed Changes to Research and Development Funding

A common barrier to innovation and productivity within Canada is the inability to access Government Funding for Research and Development. Recently an expert review panel has released a list of recommendations to simplify the research and development funding process for Canadian SMEs. These recommendations look to streamline the application process

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Business Development Seminar – Leveraging Your Research Dollars

Research and Development is a costly process for any business, especially for those who are unable to leverage their expenses with Ontario business grants. The Centre for Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) will be holding a business development workshop focused on finding finance and funding for small business research and development

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Grant Funding for Business – IRAP Digital Technology Adoption Program (DTAPP)

Please Note: IRAP’s DTAPP Program is currently not accepting applications. For more Canadian government funding programs to support technology adoption, browse technology & capital adoption grants and loans.
Within the DTAPP Government Grant Update, this program promotes the adoption of digital technologies by Canadian SME’s through the development of relationships between

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Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF)

Ontario Life Science Entrepreneurs & Researchers
To transfer the speed of products from the lab to the market, Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) management provides early-stage investment funds up to $100k per project as an investment fund.  The project must involve genomics, proteomics or associated technologies that are or have been key

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IRAP Supports Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP)

Please Note: The IRAP DTAPP program is no longer available, however, other Canadian government grants may still be applicable to your project. Please contact a Government Funding Planner to evaluate current funding opportunities.

Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy serves to raise awareness of the importance of seeking productivity improvements by adopting technology.

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Government Grants Ontario – Funding Technical Challenges

Accelerator Review Program, Small Projects with $50k Non-repayable Grant
A popular funding mechanism in Southern Ontario is The Accelerated Review Process by the Industrial Research Assistance Program provides $50k non-repayable grant by supporting 100% of direct labor and 75% sub-contractors fees.
How Funding Works
The projects eligible are those that present a strong business case

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More Federal Grant Money

IRAP and Youth Employment Program

Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the federal government is providing additional funding to the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to enable it to temporarily expand its initiatives for small and medium-sized enterprises. NRC-IRAP will receive total additional funding of $200 million over two

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