Program details and parameters

The financial assistance consists of a non-refundable and non-recurring financial contribution.

TechnologY readiness level (TRL) 1 to 3 4 to 6
Minimal number companies located in Québec 1 1
Admissibility of a business located outside of Québec Yes, as 2nd business Yes, as 2nd business
Admissibility of “other partners” (NPOs, Crown corporations, public entities, municipalities, others) Yes, as 2nd partner Yes, as 2nd partner
Minimal number of Québec public research institutes or QPRI (university, CTTC or public research centre) 1 1
Maximal funding by INNOV-R, % of reimbursable expenditures

50 %

50 %
Minimal funding input from business and other partners 20%
of reimbursable costs, of which up to 50 %
may be in kind
40 %
of reimbursable costs,
of which up to 50 % may
be in kind
Minimal funding input from business and other partners NSERC (CRD, ARD, Canada research chairs, industrial research chairs, etc.), NRC-IRAP, MITACS, other sources (municipal, provincial or federal)
Maximal duration of projects 3 years 3 years

Maximal INNOV-R funding
(may vary depending on the industrial sector)

(*) Funding includes all MEI contributions: grant, ICR and management fees

 

 

 

Up to $500,000/y (*)
($1.5 million maximum)

Up to $500,000/y (*)
($1.5 million maximum)