Support for innovative businesses (December 11, 2020)

Fall Economic Statement 2020

On November 30, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that the Strategic Innovation Fund would invest $250 million over 5 years to support Canada's innovative, intellectual property-rich firms.

Through its continued support of large-scale transformative projects, the Strategic Innovation Fund will support Canada's most innovative firms and industries weather the pandemic and grow into world leaders that will help drive growth and create jobs in the Canadian economy.

If you are interested in applying for this funding through the business innovation and growth component please send an e-mail to and the Statement of Interest (SOI) package will automatically be sent to you via e-mail. To submit a network and collaborations proposal for this support please follow the existing instructions on the network and collaborations page.

Please carefully review all information posted in "About the program" to verify fit of your project with SIF program parameters.