International opportunities

From: National Research Council Canada

As the Government of Canada's largest research organization, the National Research Council of Canada is a key connector for Canadian innovators seeking access and engagement opportunities beyond Canada’s borders.

Our work engaging with innovators in more than 45 countries leads to ongoing invitations to participate in international partnering opportunities and global events aimed at stimulating R&D and innovation in technology areas of mutual interest.

Open to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
2020-04-08 Canada-India 2020 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • India
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-03-30 CELTIC-NEXT - 2020 spring call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-12-31 EUREKA – Call for innovative R&D project proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to

Closed to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
2019-11-22 2020 Euripides ²/PENTA ECS Brokerage Event – Mission to Brussels, Belgium – January 14 to 15, 2020
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • Belgium
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-02-28 2020 Euripides²/PENTA synchronized call for proposals
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-07-26 Artificial intelligence and Internet of things mission to Japan – October 27 to November 1, 2019
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • Japan
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-04-26 Canada – Germany Collaborative Industrial Research and Development Program 2019, Call 1
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Germany
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-09-13 Canada – Germany collaborative industrial research and development program 2019, Call 2
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Germany
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-03-15 Canada – Korea Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2019
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • South Korea
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-11-29 Canada-China collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals 2019-20
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • China
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-02-28 Canada-Germany joint industrial R&D projects - Call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Germany
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-05-06 Canada-India Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Call for Proposals 2019
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • India
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-02-27 Canada-Korea 2020-2021 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Health and bio-sciences
  • Advanced materials
Project funding
  • South Korea
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-11-29 Canada-São Paulo cooperation in industrial research and innovation
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Brazil
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-03-06 Canada-UK 2019-20 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
Project funding
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-01-07 Canada-UK AI & Food Processing Mission – February 4-9, 2019 – Request for expression of interest
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
Partnering mission
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-04-15 Canada-UK Call for Proposals on Enhanced Industrial Productivity 2019
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • United Kingdom
  • Academic researcher
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Other
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-01-03 Canada-United Kingdom sustainable food production mission – February 24 to 28, 2020
  • Agri-food
Partnering mission
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-11-29 Canadian artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0 research and development partnering mission to Germany – January 19 to 24, 2020
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • Germany
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-01-08 Canadian bioeconomy cooperative research and development partnering mission to Germany – March 2 to 6, 2020
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
Partnering mission
  • Germany
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-09-20 Canadian connected and autonomous vehicles research and development mission to South Korea – November 26 to 29, 2019
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • South Korea
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-06-20 Canadian mission to Brazil in nanotechnology with applications in biotechnology, medicine, pharmaceutical and cosmetics – September 23 to 27, 2019
  • Digital industries
  • Health and bio-sciences
Partnering mission
  • Brazil
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-04-07 Canadian partnering mission to the EUREKA Global Innovation Summit
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Health and bio-sciences
Partnering mission
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-12-20 Canadian space-data partnering mission to the United Kingdom – March 2 to 6, 2020
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-12-13 Canadian technology for agriculture and supply chains mission to India – February 3 to 7, 2020
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • India
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-09-27 Canadian technology for next generation vehicles, transportation systems and services mission to India – November 25 to 29, 2019
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • India
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-04-26 Canadian water and wastewater research and development mission to South Korea – June 25 to 28, 2019
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
Partnering mission
  • South Korea
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-11-11 EUREKA SMART Cluster call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Academic researcher
  • Large firm
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-07-01 EUREKA – Call for proposals in artificial intelligence and quantum technology
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Israel
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Academic researcher
  • Large firm
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Other
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-03-01 EURIPIDES² and PENTA 2019 synchronized call for proposals
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-09-12 Eurostars - Call for innovative R&D-performing SMEs projects
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2020-02-13 Eurostars - Call for innovative R&D-performing SMEs projects
  • Advanced manufacturing
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Academic researcher
  • Large firm
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Other
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-05-03 ITEA international customer workshop on smart mobility – June 12 and 13, 2019
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-07-17 ITEA3 Project Outline Days smart mobility mission to Amsterdam – September 2 to 6, 2019
  • Digital industries
Partnering mission
  • Europe
  • Academic researcher
  • Large firm
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Other
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
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