Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
The Government of Canada agency responsible for funding health research in Canada. The CIHR provides funding opportunities for four themes of health research: biomedical, clinical, health systems services, and social, cultural, environmental and population health.
Through unique research and training programs, Mitacs is developing the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills. In partnership with companies, government and academia, Mitacs is supporting a new economy using Canada’s most valuable resource – its people.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development. We have been active since 1916.
NRC comprises more than 20 institutes and national programs, spanning a wide variety of disciplines and offering a broad array of services. Located in every province of Canada, NRC plays a major role in stimulating community-based innovation.
Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive
The SR&ED program is a federal tax incentive program, administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), that encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada. It is the largest single source of federal government support for industrial R&D.
Going Global Commerce Support Program - Going Global Innovation
Administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Going Global Innovation (Going Global) is the innovation, science and technology pillar of the Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP). The GCSP provides a client focused consolidated approach for accessing funding sources from DFAIT in order to attract foreign direct investment, increase Canadian innovation and commercialization opportunities and to increase Canada's business share in foreign markets.
BioTalent Canada: Career Focus Program
BioTalent Canada's Career Focus Program removes the obstacles to recruitment by providing up to $15,000 toward the salary of a new graduate. Hire an eager-to-learn worker and take advantage of BioTalent Canada's financial support to integrate them into your operation.
Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)
The Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) is a new initiative, launched as part of the Government of Canadaâ€™s commitment to promote Canadaâ€™s economic growth as announced in Budget 2010. Created to bolster innovation in Canada's business sector, the CICP helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap for their innovative goods and services.