BTIF Program

By mmuise

The BTIF Program provides support to Northwestern Ontario businesses for implementing innovative technologies to enhance their websites and social media, their business processes with hardware or software, their human capital development and technology education, their customer relationship management and online service.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is 50% of the eligible costs.

Deadline: -

Applicants must:

  • be full-time businesses and have been in operation for at least one year,
  • possess a valid Canadian business number,
  • be located in Northwestern Ontario.
    Established seasonal businesses are eligible.

    The following sectors are the preferred sectors for this program:
  • Advanced Manufacturing;
  • Agri-Food;
  • Health/Bio-Sciences;
  • Clean Tech;
  • Digital;
  • Tourism and Resources.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. contact the program coordinator to review, discuss and to advise on the application and project proposal,

2. complete and submit the BTIF Application,

3. obtain project quotes that must be submitted to the program coordinator for review and feedback,

4. review and submit the Pre-Agreement document.

If approved, the applicant will receive a Letter of Offer document which outlines the financial details of the approved grant in addition to project deadlines.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the BTIF Application,
2. project quotes,
3. the Pre-Agreement document.

Other Things to Note:

The program is no longer accesible. The BTIF program is now accepting applications to its second cohort with a third cohort running later this year.

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