Aide aux initiatives innovantes (Innovation Initiatives Assistance)

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This program supports strategic technological, digital or business process innovation projects, the implementation of which enables companies to face the challenges of new consumption habits and take advantage of the potential of new creation and distribution tools. These innovation projects relate as much to the production, dissemination or marketing of cultural content as to the management or emergence of new business models.

Comments on Funding:

1. The amount of financial assistance can reach a maximum of $150,000 per project and cannot exceed 50% of eligible expenses.
2. In the context of a collaborative project, the amount of financial assistance can reach $500,000 and cannot exceed 50% of eligible expenses.

Deadline: January 26, 2024

Eligible Clientele:

  • Being a legally constituted company, for-profit or nonprofit (NPO), primarily operating in the fields of activity covered by SODEC;
  • Having its headquarters and main establishment in Quebec and demonstrating that effective control of the company is predominantly held by individuals with their tax residence in Quebec. The term "headquarters and main establishment" refers to the location where the center of decision-making is situated and where the true management of the company takes place;
  • Individual businesses are not eligible, except in the field of crafts.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Program Guidelines: March 2023

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