Business Support Programs
AITC is a tax credit for encouraging investment in non-traditional sectors with strong job-creation potential.
CITC is a tax credit to encourage manufacturing, processing and tourism infrastructure companies to make capital investment in Alberta.
CAJG is an employer-driven training program where employers and government share the cost of training new and existing employees.
This tax credit supports Alberta businesses engaged in development interactive digital media products.
The Export Support Fund reimburses up to 50% of costs on approved export activities for Alberta’s small and medium sized enterprises.
This micro-voucher for Alberta’s small and medium sized enterprises offsets the costs of getting an export readiness market assessment for entry into a specific country.
CAP is a five-year, $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial investment in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector set to begin in April 2018, and is the successor of the 2013-18 Growing Forward 2 partnership.
SR&ED is a federal tax incentive program designed to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development in Canada.
AEC invests in Alberta-focused venture capital funds that finance early stage technology start-ups in Alberta.
The Micro-Voucher funds Alberta small and medium enterprises to retain a service or product provider to assist with early start up development. (up to $10,000)
The Voucher funds Alberta small and medium enterprises to work in collaboration with up to three Service or Product Providers to advance the technology closer to commercialization. ($10,001 to $100,000)
PDP funds small and medium enterprises to work in collaboration with up to three project partners to showcase a prototype or completed technology. ($100,001 to $300,000)
The program is designed to fund up to 80% of a salary of commercialization associates.