NRC IRAP Innovation Assistance Program (IAP)


On April 17, 2020, the Government of Canada announced $250 million in funding for the Innovation Assistance Program (IAP) to assist Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


On November 6, 2020, the Government of Canada announced over $155 million to extend Innovation Assistance Program funding for existing recipients. Over the coming weeks, existing IAP recipients will be contacted with more information.

Enquiries and feedback

We encourage IAP recipients to consult the IAP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the latest program updates. If you have questions not covered in there, we invite you to contact us at the following e-mail address:

Please note that only questions that are not already addressed above and in the FAQ will be answered.