Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program

The focus of this program is to invest in innovative technologies that will contribute to a more diversified, higher value product mix in the forest sector.

How Much Funding?

Up to 50% of eligible project costs from $100,000 to $500,000

Who Qualifies?

For-profit companies located in Canada, that:
- produce forest products in an existing forest product manufacturing facility (e.g. pulp, paper or lumber mills) or
- are/will be new entrants in the Canadian forest sector for the purpose of the proposed project

Eligible Activities & Expenditures

Conduct studies linked to the advancement of innovation in the forest sector in support of a future capital investment or strategic shift by forest sector firms.

Program Deadline

Ongoing until March 31, 2023



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