MaRS - Investment Accelerator Fund for life sciences, cleantech, ICT or digital media enterprises. This seed fund program, provided by the Province of Ontario helps emerging technologic companies to bring their product and services to market.
Natural Research Council Canada - The Industrial Research Assistance Program
Natural Research Council Canada - The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides funding to qualified firms and their innovative research and development projects.
The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program
The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program is a federal tax incentive program to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada. The Canada Revenue Agency, responsible for administering the program, offers tax credits for expenditures such as wages, materials, machinery, equipment, some overhead and SR&ED contracts. The Department of Finance is responsible for the legislation that governs the Program.
Ontario Centres of Excellence – Collaborative Commercialization Programs
Collaborative Commercialization Programs bringing universities, industry and government together to help turn science and technology into successful business endeavors.
Agrilnnovation Program - For businesses in agriculture; provides grants or loans for research and development to get a new agricultural product or technology ready for the market.
Collaborative Research and Development Grants
Collaborative Research and Development Grants - If you have a research project in natural sciences or engineering, you could have part of the project costs paid for you by partnering with a university.
Ontario Innovation Tax Credit
Ontario Innovation Tax Credit – If you are an owner of an Ontario-based corporation you may be eligible for a 10% tax credit on research and development carried out in Ontario for your business.