Co-investment with private sector companies to create new products, technologies and services to help grow the value-added processing sector.
Research and Development
Co-investment to help create a competitive and sustainable global business environment and incent new approaches to doing business within the sector.
Funding of up to 50% of total eligible costs, to a maximum of $10 million.
This program provides repayable contributions for projects that aim to accelerate the commercialization, adoption and/or demonstration of innovative products, technologies, processes or services that increase agri-sector competitiveness and sustainability.
Up to $10M covering 75% of eligible cost
SMEs pursuing technology-driven innovation. Must be incorporated, for-profit, have less than 500 FTEs and plans to pursue growth and profit by developing and commercializing innovative, technology-driven new or improved products, services or processes in Canada.
Hiring and Training
covers the cost of a student’s salary by 50% up to a maximum of $5,000 and 70% up to a maximum of $7,000.
This initiative aims to increase the job-readiness of students registered in STEM, healthcare, business, and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Commercialization & Expansion
The REGI program creates the right conditions to start and grow businesses in Atlantic Canada