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Alberta Innovates

The Micro-Voucher, Voucher and Product Demonstration Programs (PDP) support early to late stage technology and knowledge-driven SMEs operating in Alberta towards advancing technology readiness. Depending on their needs, eligible companies can apply for funding ranging from:

$300,000 to help cover the costs in hiring third-party services and/or equipment for the purpose of business and technology development.

Up to $10,000 Alberta Innovation Micro-Voucher

Up to 100,000 Alberta Innovation Voucher

Range of $100,001 to $300,000 Product Demonstration Program

Aboriginal programs

Aboriginal Business Canada

Aboriginal Housing Programs and Services

Building Environmental Aboriginal Human Resources – BEAHR Internship Program


Advance Payments Program (APP) (Loan)

Agriculture and Food Processing (Growing Forward)

Animal Health(Growing Forward)

Biosecurity (Growing Forward)

Canadian Dairy Commission Matching Investment Fund

Crop Production (Growing Forward)

Livestock Production (Growing Forward)

On-Farm Energy Management (Growing Forward)

Product and Market Development (Growing Forward)

Arts & Culture

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Alberta Multimedia Development Fund (AMDF)

Canada Council for the Arts – Grants

Canada Music Fund

Canada Periodical Fund (CPF)

FACTOR Loan Programs for Recording

Film or Video Production Tax Credit




Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP)

Disability Related Employment Supports – DRES

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation Program (IFIT)

Innovation Voucher Pilot Program

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

TEC VenturePrize

R&D Technology

Alberta Ingenuity Fund

NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)

Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program

Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Wage Subsidies/Internship Programs

Aboriginal Housing Programs and Services

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG)

Building Environmental Aboriginal Human Resources – BEAHR Internship Program

Career Focus Program

Environmental Youth Corp. (EYC) and International Environmental Youth Corps (IEYC)

Industrial R&D Fellowships Program

National Research Council of Canada – Youth Employment Program

Science and Technology Internship Program

WCB Training-on-the-Job (TOJ)

Workplace Training Program