Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE): Concepts SMEs (Stream 2)

By mmuise

AICE: Concepts serves to advance early-stage health research that demonstrates high commercial potential in priority areas of precision health.
AICE: Concepts enables innovators to advance their client journey across four commercialization domains for health innovation:
1. Product Development, 2. Business Readiness, 3. Product-Market Fit, and 4. Regulatory Compliance.
AICE: Concepts SMEs (stream 2) provides SMEs up to $200,000 CAD to support approved projects for a maximum term of 24 months.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of contributions of up to $200,000 CAD to support approved projects for a maximum term of 24 months.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements. The previous deadline was on July 31, 2023.

Projects must:

  • be led by Alberta-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including:
    a) a company with fewer than 500 full-time employees and less than $50,000,000 annual gross
    b) incorporated in Alberta OR incorporated in another jurisdiction and extra provincially
    registered in Alberta;
    c) a General Partnership, Limited Partnership, or Limited Liability Partnership and registered in
    Alberta; and
    d) exist as a corporate person, with up-to-date corporate filings.
  • apply a computational technology or technique to address at least one clearly defined clinical problem that is relevant to the precision health priority areas of this call. Network-based precision health approaches will be prioritized.
  • address product development and at least one other commercialization domain within the health innovation pathway.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

This program opens annually for a set number of weeks. Registration closed: July 31, 2023.

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