If applying for the National Research Council Canada (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) with a VIP I project, companies must:
- Be a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) in Canada, incorporated and profit oriented
- Have 500 or fewer full-time-equivalent employees
- Have the objective to grow and generate profits through development and commercialization of innovative, technology-driven new or improved products, services, or processes in Canada
The company must work with an IRAP Industry Technology Advisor (ITA) to prepare their application.
Please contact NRC-IRAP for details regarding program eligibility and information.