Product Demonstration Program

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Accelerating innovations to commercialization 

Alberta’s high potential, high growth, technology and knowledge-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may be eligible for up to $300,000 in funding over a maximum two-year term to fund product demonstration with a potential customer or alliances that has indicated a reasonable intent to purchase or distribute based on successful completion of the product demonstration.

Each project must have a minimum of one strategic alliance or host for a demonstration to facilitate prototype field testing, and/or provide the Applicant access to supply and sales channels and provide the Applicant access to potential customers. The funding is paid to the applicant named in the application.

Please note: the applicant and/or project partner must contribute a minimum of 50 percent of the project costs. This can include cash and/or in-kind resources.

How the program works

This program is an open-call format. Apply now.

Are you interested in submitting a new application?  

  1. Familiarize yourself with the program documents below.
  2. Connect with a Technology Development Advisor.
  3. Access intake portal to submit your application online. Please note: a new application portal will be opening on April 14, 2020.
  4. Any questions? Contact us at or 403-210-5229

Are you currently funded through this program and have a question?

  1. Contact your Program Associate listed at the bottom of the page.

Program resources

Entrepreneurial Investments Program Metrics

Learn more about how we measure progress with the Technology Commercialization Scorecard.

Program documents

Related programs

Other Alberta Innovates grants designed to support Alberta SMEs

To connect with the innovation ecosystem and technology entrepreneur supports in your region, check out the Regional Innovation Networks.