Support for technology innovation


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.


Discover how we can help your small or medium-sized business drive growth through innovation and technology.

Advisory services

Learn about our extensive network of resources and the valuable expertise of our industrial technology advisors.

Financial support for technology innovation

Find out if your business is eligible for financial support through NRC IRAP and how to connect with us.

Funding to hire young graduates

Explore how you can offset the cost of hiring young talent with financial support from NRC IRAP.

International collaboration

Read about how we can help your business better compete in the global marketplace.



Explore our track record of success

See how we've helped small and medium-sized businesses across Canada succeed.

Find tailored support for your business


Find out how over 250 field staff and 130 offices across Canada give you access to support for technology innovation wherever your business may be.

International opportunities

Learn about the latest opportunities to collaborate with NRC IRAP's international partners.