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.

Please consult the list of active opportunities below or view past opportunities prior to 2019.

Open to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
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)
2019-09-13 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)
2019-09-20 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)
2019-12-31 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)
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)
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

Closed to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
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)
2019-03-15 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)
2019-02-28 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)
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)
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)
2019-04-26 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)
2019-07-01 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)
2019-05-03 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)
Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
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