Funding that helps your company grow into global markets

Source: CanExport

Small and medium sized companies may access up to $75,000 in funding to assist with international market development activities. We cover up to 75% of costs for export marketing of your products and services in international markets where you have little or no sales.

Activities that are funded:

  • Gathering market intelligence (custom research, reports and studies)
  • Applying for intellectual property protection in international markets
  • Applying for certification in international markets
  • Seeking expert legal and business advice
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Translating, adapting or creating marketing materials
  • Attending virtual trade shows, networking functions, meetings or conferences

Who can apply:

  • Eligible Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises must:
  • Be for-profit
  • Be an incorporated legal entity or a limited liability partnership (LLP)
  • Have a Canada Revenue Agency business number (unless registered on First Nations lands)
  • Employ 500 or fewer full-time equivalent employees
  • Have $100,000 to $100 million in declared revenue in Canada during its past fiscal year (or 12 months for quarterly filers)

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