Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) Research and Development Funding

The Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) is a Canadian government funding program dedicated to supporting the research of innovative technologies. The program enables both private-sector research and collaborations with academia and research institutions. Projects should focus on commercially-viable technology development or adaptation.

  • Amount: Business-led projects may receive up to 75% of expenses, Non-profit applicants may receive up to 80% of expenses. Maximum funding per project is capped at $3 million.
  • Timeline: Open. Businesses and research institutions may submit applications year-round. Projects should ideally be 18-38 months in duration, but can span several months to five years.
  • Eligibility: Businesses, research institutions, and academic institutions operating in Atlantic Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island).

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