Funding Opportunities for Companies 


Alberta - Germany Collaboration Fund for Product Development and Commercialization

The German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (GCCIR) is pleased to announce a new funding program aimed at supporting joint R&D and commercialization activities between SME's in Alberta and Germany. The program will enable Alberta companies to access high-tech re-sources and European markets and strengthen existing scientific ties with the economic power-house Germany.

Eligible participants are Alberta’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the areas of clean energy and environmental technology, advanced materials (including micro/nanotechnology), industrial bio-technology, health, and information and communication technology.

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German Center for Research and Innovation - Entrepreneurship Funding & Resources

Germany offers different services and funding opportunities for entrepreneurs at both the state and federal levels.

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Funding Opportunities for Research

The diversity of funding opportunities for research in Germany is unique. In addition to large organizations, such as the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), researchers are supported by foundations, such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation or the Volkswagen Foundation. Funding is also provided by universities and extramural research establishments.

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Source: Research in Germany via German Center for Research and Innovation