Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP) – Collaborative Research and Development Projects

By mmuise

CIIP's Collaborative Research and Development Projects program provides support to Canadian companies to participate in R&D projects that are: done in collaboration with foreign partners in Brazil, China, India, Israel, or South Korea and have the potential for commercialization. There are three types of industrial R&D projects eligible under CIIP: Technology Adaptation, Technology Validation and Technology Co-Development.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 50% of eligible costs to a maximum of $600,000 for approved projects.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Applicants must:

  • be Canadian companies that are incorporated, for-profit small or medium-sized enterprises, with up to 500 full-time equivalent employees;
  • be seeking to commercialize new or improved products, services, or processes;
  • be ready to collaborate on a R&D project with a foreign partners;
  • have sufficient resources to make a serious new market entry push;
  • have a world class, distinguishable, and protectable technology which may already be commercialized in Canada.
Application Steps:

Applicants must apply to a call for proposal (CFP) in their target market.

Those interested should subscribe to email notices in order to get email notifications for all upcoming CIIP activities.

Documentation Needed:

Application documentation is specific to each project.

Other Things to Note:

Date Modified: 2023-04-25

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