Industry R&D Associates Program
This program provides funding to businesses to enable them to hire a research and development professional to advance their technology in order to accelerate commercialization.
How Much Funding?
75% up to a maximum of:
- $52,500 for level 1 full time associate
- $67,500 for level 2 full time associate
- Be a for-profit SME;
- Have a physical presence in Alberta;
- Incorporated or;
- A General Partnership, Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Partnership AND registered in Alberta;
Eligible Activities & Expenditures
Hiring a level 1 or 2 associate to assist with advancing the technology readiness level of applicants product and accelerating commercialization.
Level 1 - Has completed their education, has skills or experience in a specific field as a research assistant, junior engineer or engineer in training, junior or intermediate researcher or scientist, or a technician or technologist, and is prepared to take a full-time position.
Level 2 - Has completed their education, has specialized training or experience, and supervisory experience as a clinical trial manager, lab supervisor, senior researcher or scientist, or a senior software developer, and is prepared to take a full-time position.