Supporting partnership in Alberta and Nuevo Leon, Mexico
The aim of the program is to provide assistance to for-profit SMEs from Alberta and Nuevo León interested in entering into a joint project to develop strategic, industry-driven technology that involves novel and innovative products and materials leading to commercialization.
Success of the program correlates strongly with upfront company matching and hands-on approach to relationship building. Companies have benefited from participation through increased markets, revenues, products and services.
We work with SMEs in matchmaking initiatives and engaging the Nuevo Leon market. Alberta Innovates and the government of Nuevo Leon’s Secretaria de Economia y Trabajo are seeking to generate economic and social benefits for both Alberta and Nuevo Leon.
Areas of focus
This collaborative program is intended to improve opportunities for joint projects in innovative technology development, and commercialization activities between Alberta and Nuevo Leon in the priority areas of:
- ICT (mobile, security, Internet of Things, data analytics, interactive digital media, artificial intelligence, and robotics).
The goal of a matchmaking event is to help Alberta SMEs find a suitable partner to participate in future Alberta-Mexico International Technology Partnership Program. Some travel support will be available to Alberta SMEs selected to attend the workshops.
Submit an expression of interest
To be eligible, Alberta SMEs must complete an expression of interest (EOI). EOIs are reviewed and used to conduct a preliminary assessment for a potential partner match. Companies will be contacted directly regarding upcoming matchmaking events.
Call for applications
Joint applications for this program will need to be submitted to NuevoLeon@albertainnovates.ca
Prospective applicants must be familiar with program documentation prior to applying:
- Program guide
- Alberta-Neuvo Leon agreement
- Alberta-Neuvo progress report form
- Alberta-Neuvo milestone, reporting & payment schedule
- Alberta-Neuvo final report form
Information Session presentation
- View the January 2020 information session on the Alberta – Mexico International Technology Partnership Program