Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Colleges of Ontario: Colleges Applied Research & Development Fund (CARDF) – College Voucher for Innovation and Productivity I (VIP I)

Support for Ontario companies to undertake industry-academic projects with Ontario college researchers that develop, implement, and commercialize the company’s technical innovations. Funding can be leveraged with NSERC Engage, and/or IRAP funding. Funding can also be supplemented with a loan from Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).¬†Funding must be 100% matched by companies, consisting of at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind.