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Overview of announced projects

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

The Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) aims to attract and support high-quality business investments in Canada's most dynamic and innovative sectors. This fund supports innovative business activities such as R&D projects, firm expansion, attraction of large-scale investments to Canada and collaborative technology demonstration projects. See list of announced projects.

The breakdown of the 85 projects and $3.4B in SIF contributions is as follows:

79 projects

Business Innovation and Growth
(Streams 1-3)

  • R&D and commercialization
  • Firm expansion and growth
  • Investment attraction and reinvestment

Current as of April 9, 2021

$3.1B

in SIF contributions

$45.8B

total investment leveraged

73K

jobs expected to be created and maintained
(not including indirect, induced, and construction jobs)

Current as of April 9, 2021

10K+

commitments obtained for co-op opportunities

$10.9B

secured in R&D commitments

40 SMEs

31 Canadian-owned firms to achieve scale and commercial success

9 subsidiaries to innovate, invest, and create jobs in Canada

Current as of March 31, 2021

6 successful applicants

Collaborations and Networks
(Streams 4 & 5)

  • Industrial research, development and technology demonstration
  • National ecosystems

 

$327M

in SIF contributions

$832M

total investment leveraged

Current as of October 22, 2020

Open to all regions across Canada

ON
$1,508M
QC
$741M
AB
$285M
BC
$661M
SK
$29M
NB
$77M
NS
$39M
MB
$30M
PE
$13M
NL
$6M

Note: Funding for Stream 4 (Collaborative technology development and demonstration) and Stream 5 (National ecosystems) is allocated to the home province(s) of the lead recipient(s); however, these networks are national in scope and will support network members from across Canada.

Current as of April 9, 2021

Open to all sectors

SIF projects drive innovation across all six Economic Strategy Tables

Primary Economic Strategy Table Primary Economic Strategy Table   Secondary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table

Name(s) Advanced Manufacturing Agri-Food Resources of the Future Health & Biosciences Clean Technology Digital Industries
AbCellera Biologics Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Abraham Innovation Systems Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Advantech Satellite Networks (now Spacebridge) - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Aerospace Innovation and Research Network (AIR) – (Aerospace Industries Association of Canada) Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
AGS Automotive Systems Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Alcoa Lauralco Management Company Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Algoma Steel Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Algoma Tubes Inc. and Prudential Steel Ltd. (Tenaris) Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Aluminerie Alouette Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
ArcelorMittal Canada Inc. added on August 7 - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
ArcelorMittal Canada Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Arch Biopartners Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Attabotics Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd and partners Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
BioVectra Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
BlackBerry QNX - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Blue Solutions Canada Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Bluedrop Performance Learning Inc. - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Burloak Technologies Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
CAE Inc. Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corp. - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) - Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Canadian Food Innovators Network (CFIN) - Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Carbon Engineering Ltd. - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
CBN Nano Technologies Inc. and Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Clean Resource Innovation Network - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Primary Economic Strategy Table -
Cognitive Systems Corp. - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Coulson Aircrane Ltd. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Creative Destruction Lab - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Digital Health and Discovery Platform (DHDP) - Terry Fox Research Institute / Imagia - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
D-Wave Systems Inc. - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Domtar Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Edesa Biotech Research, Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Elysis Limited Partnership Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
EVRAZ Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - -
exactEarth - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
General Fusion - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Heico Canada Holding Company Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
High Q - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Immune Biosolutions Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Industry Consortium for Image Guided Therapy (ICIGT) -Sunnybrook Research Institute - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Innovation ENCQOR - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Inter Pipeline Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
ISARACorporation - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
JP Bowman Ltd. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
KABS Laboratories Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Kruger Inc. Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Lakeside Plastics Ltd. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Linamar Corporation Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
LNG Canada Development Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Marwood Metal Fabrication Ltd. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Mastercard Technologies Canada ULC - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Medicago Inc. - - -- Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Secondary Economic Strategy Table Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - -
Meridian Lightweight Technologies Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
MindBridge Analytics Inc. - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Moltex Energy Canada Inc. - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table -
Nokia - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Northstar - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
NOVA Chemicals Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Nova Steel Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Nova Tube Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
Novocol Pharmaceutical of Canada - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Origin Materials Canada Holding Ltd. - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table -
Precision NanoSystems Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Precision NanoSystems Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Ranovus Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table Primary Economic Strategy Table
Redline Communications Inc. - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Rockport Networks Inc. - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Sanofi Pasteur Limited - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Sciemetric Instruments Inc. Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Siemens Canada Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Stelco Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
STEMCELL Technologies Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
SWITCH Materials Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Synergx Technologies Inc. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table
Tekna Plasma Systems Primary Economic Strategy Table - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - - -
Telesat Canada - - - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table
Terrestrial Energy Inc. - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table - Primary Economic Strategy Table -
The Lion Electric Co. Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - Secondary Economic Strategy Table -
Variation Biotechnologies Inc. - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -
Woodbridge Foam Corporation Primary Economic Strategy Table - - - - -
3M Canada Company - - - Primary Economic Strategy Table - -

Current as of April 9, 2021

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