Strategic Innovation Fund

The Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) provides major investments in innovative projects that will help grow Canada's economy for the well-being of all Canadians.

About the program

  • Objectives
  • Project types
  • Background information


  • Funded projects
  • Overview of funding
  • Current investment priorities

Project requirements

  • Business Innovation and Growth projects
  • Collaborations and Networks projects

How to apply

  • Application and funding process
  • Consultations

Are you eligible for the Strategic Innovation Fund?

Find out now >> if you are elligble for the Strategic Innovation Fund

Latest announcements

Date Announcement
September 5, 2023 Government of Canada reinforces Canadian electric vehicle supply chain – Volta Energy Solutions Canada (VESC)
August 17, 2023 Government of Canada invests in the production of battery materials for Ford vehicles – EcoPro CAM Canada
July 11, 2023 Strengthening the Canadian aerospace sector – General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
June 27, 2023 Supporting innovative hydrogen fuel cell technologies and engineering solutions – AVL Fuel Cell Canada
June 27, 2023 Government of Canada strengthens Canadian medical isotopes sector – Canadian Medical Isotope Ecosystem (CMIE)

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The Strategic Innovation Fund is powered by Innovation Canada

At Innovation Canada, we back innovators. From funding to expert advice to driving new collaborations, our programs and services are designed to help businesses innovate, create jobs and grow Canada's economy. We are committed to providing inclusive programs and cultivating a workplace that is both diverse and inclusive so that we can best support the businesses we serve.