Funding for innovators who can help fight COVID-19
Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
Innovative Solutions Canada has dedicated funding to support the Government of Canada’s fight against COVID-19 by funding R&D and testing prototypes in real-life settings that can help protect Canadians.
A Testing Stream (formerly the Build in Canada Innovation Program) Call for Proposals was launched on April 9, aimed at Canadian innovators who have a prototype that can help Canada combat COVID-19 or similar future outbreaks.
Innovative Solutions Canada is calling on innovators across the country who have an innovative solution ready to be tested by the federal government and its provincial, territorial and municipal partners to submit a proposal.
This call for proposals is a special edition of Innovative Solutions Canada’s Testing Stream, and will be open for a limited time, in order to support the Government of Canada’s collective efforts in combating COVID-19 – Apply before April 21st, 2020.
You could land a sale of up to $550K, and if your innovation is deemed to be a game changer in the fight against COVID-19, under exceptional circumstances, Innovative Solutions Canada may provide additional funding to test your innovation.
Innovative Solutions Canada is also planning the launch of a Testing Stream open Call for Proposals for any type of innovative prototype, in Spring-Summer 2020.