Northern Innovation Program

The Northern Innovation Program supports the development and commercialization of new technologies that will contribute to future prosperity in Northern Ontario, and by fostering collaboration and partnerships among the private sector, academic institutions and research institutes.

Opportunity Assessment Projects

NOHFC assists Northern Ontario businesses with identifying opportunities for new technology development projects.

Applied Research & Technology Development Projects

NOHFC assists Northern Ontario businesses in the undertaking of applied research or pre-commercialization activities required to further develop their new technologies and move them to market.

Pilot Demonstration & Commercialization Projects

NOHFC assists Northern Ontario businesses with reducing the technical and financial risks associated with scaling up and demonstrating their new and innovative technologies and to support them as they ramp up for commercial production.

Industrial Research Chairs

NOHFC assists in the establishment of research capacity at Northern Ontario universities, colleges and research institutes that will lead to greater research opportunities.