Industry r&D Associates Program

By mmuise

The Industry r&D Associates Program is designed to fund high potential, high growth technology and knowledge-based Alberta SMEs to employ an r&D professional that has the advanced technical skills required by the SME to make that last leap from research to a marketable product.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $105,000 in non-dilutive funding to help cover salary costs over a one-year term.
Applicants must commit a minimum 25% cash contribution of the total annual base salary.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must be:

  • be Alberta SMEs with a strong Alberta footprint;
  • have fewer than 500 full-time employees and less than $50,000,000 in annual gross revenue.
  • be Alberta-based with technologies in the mid-to-late developmental stages. In some cases, this may include some early developmental stages.
  • be in the financial position to commit a minimum 25% cash contribution of the total eligible project cost.
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