Many organizations can help your business become more innovative. They offer a variety of services and programs such as consulting, scientific research assistance, and networking.
- BDC Consulting
Find out how BDC's customized consulting services can help your business at all stages of development.
- BDC technology consulting services
Maximize your technology investments with BDC’s consulting services.
- Build in Canada Innovation Program
Test your late stage innovative goods and services by selling to the federal government.
- Canadian Technology Accelerators
Your technology start-up could gain access to unique resources and contacts that can help your international growth.
- Pre-Qualified Innovations
Learn about the process when submitting your proposal for the Build in Canada Innovation Program.
- Canadian Innovation Centre
Access research, training and consulting services to help you turn your idea into a product or service that is ready to be put on the market.
- Apparel Innovation Centre
If you want to create innovative apparel, you can access product development services, advanced R&D equipment, and technologies at this centre.
- Canadian Intellectual Property Office
If you want to protect your invention or creative work, this organization will provide you with what you need to protect your intellectual property rights.
- Dairy Innovation Program
You may be able to get a milk quota to develop and produce new and innovative dairy products.
- Food Research and Development Centre
Get help meeting your needs in food processing, small-scale testing, research and information analysis.
- Concierge service
Find information and guidance to access programs and other resources to help with your business innovation.
- NRC research facilities
Test and improve your innovative products and technologies by reserving time in these research facilities and with industry experts.
- Open Government
Do you need information to help with business planning and innovation? Access Government of Canada data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone.
Access business skills resources, networking opportunities and capital for your science or technology business, or social enterprise.
- Western Research Parks
Get help developing and commercializing your innovative product or service by partnering with the University of Western Ontario's Research Parks.
- Social Innovation Generation
If you are an innovative social entrepreneur, you may get support through a variety of initiatives for ventures that have a social and/or environmental impact.
This R&D network can help you access technology, expertise, and markets in Europe and beyond.
- Digital Adoption Compass
Gain the necessary knowledge to adopt digital technologies. Expand your scale and scope by finding new partnerships and exploring new approaches.
Only Applies to : AlbertaIf you have a technology business with high-growth potential, you may be able to obtain financing from this program's investment network.
- Alberta Innovates
Only Applies to : AlbertaYou could get support for the research and innovation-based activities of your business from the Government of Alberta.
- Alberta Product Commercialization Centres
Only Applies to : AlbertaIf you are developing a new product, get the equipment, test facilities, lab and other services to bring your idea to market faster.
- Alberta Small Business Service Provider Directory
Only Applies to : AlbertaUse this directory to find organizations, funding, programs, and services to help with your business success.
Only Applies to : AlbertaUse this self-service tool to find funding, programs, services and more to help with your business innovation.
- Innovate Calgary
Only Applies to : AlbertaAccess programs, services, and other resources to help start and grow your innovative technology-focused business.
- Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative
Only Applies to : ManitobaSaskatchewanAlbertaBritish ColumbiaYour Western business could get financial assistance to bring innovative products, processes and services to market.
- GO Productivity
Only Applies to : AlbertaFind out about the latest in productivity improvement tools, benchmarking, resources, events and services.
- TEC Edmonton
Only Applies to : AlbertaBring your new technology-based products, services or processes to market with specialized guidance, business services, physical space, and more.
- Startup Edmonton
Only Applies to : AlbertaAs an owner of a business startup you can become involved with events, mentorship, workspace, and accelerators designed to amplify creative innovation.
- Centre for Research & Innovation
Only Applies to : AlbertaSee how the Centre can help you connect with scientists, researchers, investors and mentors in the Peace and Yellowhead regions of Alberta.
- Food Development Centre
Only Applies to : ManitobaLearn how to transform your "fresh" food product ideas into market winners.
- Manitoba Industrial Technology Centre
Only Applies to : ManitobaImplement new technologies into your business and become more efficient and productive.
- New Brunswick Innovation Foundation
Only Applies to : New BrunswickFind out how this independent corporation could help you get the research funding or venture capital you need to develop your innovative idea.
- Aurora Research Institute — Services for researchers
Only Applies to : Northwest TerritoriesIf you are looking to conduct research in the Northwest Territories, you can use facilities and equipment to help support your trip to the Western Arctic.
- Canadian Institute of Fisheries Technology
Only Applies to : Nova ScotiaAccess research and development services on a cost recovery basis to develop advanced technologies relating to seafood.
Only Applies to : Nova ScotiaGet the capital and guidance you need to take your emerging technology business to the next level.
Only Applies to : Nova ScotiaIf you are in the agri-food or bio-economy business, this single point of contact can address your production, food safety, incubation and development needs.
- Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre
Only Applies to : OntarioTake advantage of programs and services to establish or expand your business in Northwestern Ontario.
- Partnerships for jobs and economic growth
Only Applies to : OntarioYou may be able to apply for government support to start or grow your economic cluster in Ontario.
- BLOOM Centre for Sustainability
Only Applies to : OntarioAccess services that may help your business commercialize sustainable energy and clean technologies.
- PARTEQ Innovations
Only Applies to : OntarioExplore how your business may be able to access commercialization expertise and license innovative technologies developed by university researchers.
- Queen's Centre for Business Venturing
Only Applies to : OntarioWork with business students to explore internships, studies and financing for your business venture.
- Regional Innovation Networks (Ontario)
Only Applies to : OntarioGet help to develop and sell your innovative bioproduct or service.
- Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
Only Applies to : OntarioFind help to start or grow a technology business in Sault Ste. Marie or the Algoma District.
- Waterloo Commercialization Office
Only Applies to : OntarioFind innovative opportunities and funding to help get your product or service to market.
Only Applies to : OntarioFind help to grow your technology business and connect with other technology leaders in the Greater Toronto Area.
- Industry-Academic Collaboration Programs
Only Applies to : OntarioLearn about financing and support that may help you develop and commercialize innovative techniques, products and services in Ontario.
- Atlantic Technology Centre
Only Applies to : Prince Edward IslandIf you have an information technology or new media company in Prince Edward Island, you can access office space with advanced communications and connectivity.
- Energy efficiency
Only Applies to : QuebecFind answers to your questions regarding energy efficiency pertaining to housing, transportation, and new technologies.
- Best business practices
Only Applies to : QuebecImprove your knowledge of business practices with custom-made practical courses, workshops and seminars offered by this program.
(in french only)
- Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal
Only Applies to : QuebecGet specialized advice to start up and develop your information technology, industrial technology, multimedia or life sciences business.
- Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc.
Only Applies to : QuebecFind out about programs and services related to genetics, health, herds analysis and evaluation of commercial pigs.
- Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec
Only Applies to : QuebecBenefit from the help of experts to certify a product, test a concept, verify a manufacturing procedure or implement a business intelligence service.
- Quebec Institute of Graphic Communications
Only Applies to : QuebecYou could get training, a tax credit, or counselling by specialists from this centre of innovation and expertise in graphic communications in Quebec.
- Quebec research, liaison and transfer centres
Only Applies to : QuebecGet liaison officers to help you enter into strategic alliances with Quebec universities and finance your research and development projects.(in french only)
- Réseau Trans-tech
Only Applies to : QuebecGet support in your innovation process with technical help, technological development, information and training supplied by a network of experts.
Only Applies to : QuebecAccelerate your export or innovation projects with the help of strategic consulting support and streamlined access to the capital you need.
- The Food Centre — Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre
Only Applies to : SaskatchewanIf you are a Saskatchewan food processor, you may be able to get technical assistance to help get your product to domestic and international markets.
- Farm production services
Only Applies to : YukonFind the resources you need to operate and manage your farm.
- Programme PME 2.0
Only Applies to : QuebecDo you want to accelerate the integration and use of ICT in your Quebec business? Benefit from tailored paths and advisory services to help you do so.
- WaterlooEDC Incentives and Resources
Only Applies to : OntarioFind out about business support programs and incentives available for businesses based in the Waterloo region.