Foster innovation

Through its Innovation priority, FedNor supports communities and businesses that aim to use technology and knowledge to grow a more competitive and innovative economy. FedNor may support initiatives that.

This priority promotes growth in key sectors such as biotechnology, green energy and manufacturing.

Promote research and development

Promote research and development

The research and development (R&D) component of FedNor’s Innovation priority supports the commercialization of intellectual property, the development of value-added products and the improvement of productivity in key sectors. Supported projects could include those involving.

  • prototype development and patent registration;
  • early stage marketing and promotion;
  • acquisition of certifications; and
  • market research and technical studies related to R&D.

Funding is also available for youth internships.

Learn how FedNor can support your efforts through its Innovation priority.

Encourage links and cluster development

Encourage links and cluster development

Partnerships are key when it comes to innovation. Through it programs, FedNor supports the creation of partnerships among businesses and stakeholders. Such linkages facilitate research and development, leading to the commercialization of technologies, new products, processes and services. Supported projects could include those that optimize information sharing and collaboration or that create and strengthen technology and research clusters.

Funding is also available for youth internships.

Learn how FedNor can support your efforts through its Innovation priority.

Build the foundation for innovation

Build the foundation for innovation

In order to increase the number of businesses engaged in research and innovation initiatives, FedNor understands the need to build a strong foundation to support their efforts. Eligible projects could include:

  • technology development initiatives;
  • asset development to advance innovation and R&D;
  • innovation-related training; and
  • a range of feasibility studies and plans.

Funding is also available for youth internships.

Learn how FedNor can support your efforts through its Innovation priority.

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