r&D Associates

The r&D program is designed to fund high potential, high growth technology and knowledge-based Alberta SMEs to employ an r&D professional that has the advanced technical skills required by the SME to make that last leap from research to a marketable product.

Commercialization Associates

The Commercialization Associates program is designed to fund high potential, high growth technology and knowledge-based Alberta SMEs to employ a highly trained resource with the goal of advancing business readiness levels and/or accelerating product commercialization

Product ScaleUp Pilot Program

This pilot program is a grant of up to $100,000 for one year for qualified SMEs to hire a product associate with expertise in developing, commercializing, and scaling digital technology using a product management model.