Regional Innovation Ecosystem


To all our clients in repayment: all regional development agencies, including FedDev Ontario, will apply a deferral of three months on all payments due to the government, as of April 1, 2020.

FedDev Ontario is here to help. For assistance, please contact your project officer directly or contact us by telephone.

Find out more about relief and recovery initiatives for businesses and communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 situation.

Note: Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact FedDev Ontario prior to submitting an application for funding through the website.

Applicant toolkit

Rural innovation and growth

FedDev Ontario is dedicating $100 million, from its three funding streams, for projects in rural southern Ontario.

Driving innovation and growth:

FedDev Ontario is looking for:

Applications can be submitted for:

Funding is available to:

Examples of projects include:

Next steps:

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