Thrive Lab for Women by BDC

Thrive Lab for Women by BDC

November 21, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Thrive Lab for Women We believe supporting women-led businesses who seek to create positive social outcomes will bring meaningful change and positive returns. We are equally committed to building a community of investment partners who share our ambition to increase access to investment capital for women changemakers. Working with like-minded partners, we will invest […]

Alberta Accelerator by 500

Alberta Accelerator by 500

November 12, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Applications for Batch 5 in Edmonton are now open! A rotating program between batches in Edmonton and Calgary, designed with the shared vision of strengthening Alberta as a global hub for tech innovation. Scale in the heart of Alberta’s tech innovation hub We designed this unique program in the region […]

Emissions Reduction Alberta

Emerging Innovators Challenge

November 12, 2023 Riza Galang 0

UP TO $40 MILLION TO SUPPORT SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) are the backbone of Alberta’s economy but often face barriers to advance their transformative technologies towards commercialization. ERA’s $40 million Emerging Innovators Challenge will help Alberta businesses de-risk projects and reduce the time it takes […]

Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF)

September 13, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Driving Innovation and Growing Key Ecosystems Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the City of Calgary that is governed by an independent Board of Directors and administered by Calgary Economic Development. OCIF offers financial support to private sector companies, non-profit organizations and public institutions proposing investments […]

Edmonton Edge Fund

September 6, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Phase 1 of the Edmonton Edge Fund supports businesses in their efforts to start, scale and grow in Edmonton Program Overview: The City of Edmonton has allocated $5 million to the administration of Phase 1 of the Edmonton Edge Fund. Phase 1 of the program is designed to address a […]

FoodTech Next

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

FoodTech Next is a unique funding opportunity for early-stage Canadian technology firms who seek to be part of — or sell to — the wider food industry. The program allows companies to demonstrate and pilot their innovation in operational environments to prove their solutions and validate the return on investment […]

Innovation Employment Grant

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Companies can receive a grant of up to 20% toward qualifying research and development expenditures. Overview: The Innovation Employment Grant encourages economic growth by supporting small and medium-sized businesses that invest in research and development (R&D) with a grant worth up to 20% of qualifying expenditures. The program promotes investment […]

Technology Funding

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

ERA invests in a diverse portfolio of transformative, sustainable technologies that reduce GHG emissions and position Alberta for success in a lower emissions economy. How to apply: LEARN MORE.

Alberta Innovates Funding Programs

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Learn the basics about Funding Programs Alberta Innovates offers a wide range of funding programs. We invite you to peruse the funding programs listed on this page or click the button below to learn about determining your eligibility, how to apply and more. Learn more here.

Earth Tech: 2050

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Supercharging Your Breakthrough Technology to Solve the Climate Crisis We’re looking for Canada’s top climate tech startups with the potential to reduce half a gigatonne of CO2e by 2050. Over nine months, your startup will receive comprehensive, world-class support to fast-track your success and impact. Earth Tech: 2050 is free […]

Regional Innovation Networks

May 22, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Supporting Alberta’s entrepreneurs Regional Innovation Networks are entrepreneur-centric, community-based networks with the goal of providing programs and services to accelerate growth of technology and knowledge-based businesses in those jurisdictions. Each Regional Innovation Network is made up of like-minded public organizations. They’re passionate about helping small technology and knowledge-based businesses innovate […]

Industry Commercialization Associates Program

May 17, 2023 Riza Galang 0

NEW: Accepting Applications WHY THIS PROGRAM? Supporting business and technology developmentBuilding a solid team with top talent is critical to the success of your business. With a focus on high potential growth SMEs in the technology and knowledge-based industries, the Industry Commercialization Associate Program helps you: Qualified applicants may apply […]

r&D Associates Program

April 28, 2023 Riza Galang 0

NEW: Accepting Applications WHY THIS PROGRAM? Supporting business and technology developmentThe Industry r&D Associates Program focuses on high potential, high growth, Alberta’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with innovative technology or knowledge-based solutions looking to expand the technical expertise on their team. The Industry r&D Associates Program helps you to: […]

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

April 22, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Eligible employers can get government funding to help employees and unemployed Albertans access training opportunities. Overview The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their present or future employees for eligible training costs. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training […]

Product Demonstration Program

April 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Accelerating innovations to commercialization The Product Demonstration Program is designed to de-risk the commercialization process by providing funds and coaching to high potential, high growth technology Alberta small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to commercialize their products and achieve an optimal market position to increase revenue and potentially expand into global […]

Micro voucher – grants to hire service providers

April 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Program update: As of April 1, 2022, service providers will no longer be required to sign on investment agreements. Alberta Innovates will fund successful applicants directly. Service providers are still required for this program and must be identified in your application. Accelerate your new product technology development The Micro Voucher […]

Max Working Hour Limit removed (until Dec 2023 for) International students – to help address Canada’s labour shortage –

February 22, 2023 Julia Mackay 0

October 7, 2022—Ottawa “From November 15, 2022, until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and who have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will not be restricted by the 20-hour-per-week rule. Foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit application, as of today, will also […]

NRC – IRAP Management Advisory Services (MAS) Program

December 19, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Programin partnership with CMC-Canada and Ammolite Analytx. ABOUT THE PROGRAMHave you developed a new product, process, or service andneed help with the next steps? Is your company growingand now needs help to continue to grow efficiently andsuccessfully?For the past 10 years, Ammolite Analytx has […]

Enhancing your Cyber Security SME Support Program – AMMOLITE ANALYTX

December 19, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Two thirds of all SME’s go bankrupt following a cyberattack. Over 80% get hacked again.Working jointly with the National Research Council and In-Sec-M, Ammolite Analytxsupports SME’s to adopt better cybersecurity practices and reduce the impact ofcyberattacks. This specially designed program offers qualified SME’s a personalized approachin the form of consulting […]