Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

There are a number of government financial assistance programs available to support your business growth. These programs are divided into categories: export, innovation, and support for research and development.

You can contact Optonique for more information about the different programs. Government employees are also available to answer your questions according to your needs and region. See our directory to learn more about the various funding programs.

  • Soutien aux projets d'innovation

    I innovate

    Program available in French only

  • Soutien aux projets de commercialisation des innovations

    I innovate

    Program available in French only

  • NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

    I innovate and I increase my productivity

    The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.

  • Soutien aux entreprises affectées par l'incertitude des relations commerciales internationales

    I support my employees

    Program available in French only

  • Programme Exportation - Volet Entreprise

    I export

    Program available in French only

  • CED - Regional economic growth through innovation

    I innovate and I support my employees

    Through the REGI program, CED support projects that contribute to business the development by helping businesses expand, be more productive and grow through innovation.

  • IDEaS

    I innovate

    The Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program is looking for your solutions to help resolve defence and security challenges. IDEaS will support the development of solutions from their conceptual stage, through prototype testing and capability development.

  • Projets de recherche en collaboration avec le milieu

    I innovate

    Program available in French only