COVID-19 Funding services


Call for prototypes to help combat COVID-19

We are seeking prototypes that can help combat current and future outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and other similar threats. We are specifically looking for prototypes that fall within technology readiness level (TRL) 7 to 9.

Through our Testing Stream, we buy and evaluate pre-commercial goods and services by testing them in real-life setting. If you have developed an innovative solution that is at the prototype stage of development and it has the potential to protect the health and safety of Canadians, please apply.

Sponsoring department: Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Funding mechanism: Contract

Opening date: April 9, 2020
Closing date: April 21, 2020, 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time

Through this competition, we hope to discover leading-edge prototypes that can be tested by federal, provincial, and municipal organizations in their own operational setting.

Under our COVID-19 call for proposal:

Innovators can receive up to $550K for their innovation
In particular cases we may provide up to $5M in funding if an innovation demonstrates significant potential in meeting the Government of Canada's efforts in combating COVID-19, and similar outbreaks
Innovators who received an initial contract for their innovation under ISC may be eligible to receive additional sales with other federal organizations

We are seeking innovative solutions that fall within the following categories:

Medical Category: The medical category refers to innovations that will directly support doctors, researchers, and healthcare workers in their efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Innovations applying under the medical category should have a direct application towards the combating of the COVID-19 or be of direct use for healthcare professionals to assist and protect them in the course of their duties.
Non-Medical Category: The non-medical category refers to innovations that will assist Government of Canada departments and agencies, including through their partnerships with provinces, territories and municipalities, in addressing the challenges and impacts posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and other public health emergencies in the future.
Let's get started
Step 1: Read, the entire call for proposal document.
Step 2: Determine if you are eligible to compete.
Step 3: Determine if your prototype is at the right technology readiness level (TRL) 7 to 9
Step 4: Get familiar with how we will evaluate your proposal.
Step 5: Use the propose a solution button above to start your application process.




申请截止日期:2020年4月21日14:00 (EST)





  • 预防与保护 (个人保护设备, 消毒)

  • 测试和诊断

  • 病人监测,跟踪和保健


  • 监视,跟踪,态势感知和紧急响应

  • 公共消毒设备


Corporate Tax Filing - 企业所得税申报

Corporate Tax Filing Deferral - 企业所得税递延

We are allowing all businesses to defer, until August 31, 2020, the payment of any income tax amounts that become owing on or after March 18 and before September 2020. This relief would apply to tax balances due, as well as installments, under Part I of the Income Tax Act.

No interest or penalties will accumulate on these amounts during this period. 



Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19

$3.7 billion to support people and jobs: Helping to support regions lagging in employment growth with a proposed new Corporate Income Tax credit — the Regional Opportunities Investment Tax Credit; 

37亿加元用于支持人员和工作:包括拟议的新企业所得税抵免 - 投资税务抵免

International Business Service - 国际贸易服务:

Deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Customs Duty Payments​​递延营业税和关税支付

We will allow businesses, including self-employed individuals, to defer until June 30, 2020 payments of the Goods and Services Tax / Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST), as well as customs duties owing on their imports.

The deferral will apply to GST/HST remittances for the February, March and April 2020 reporting periods for monthly filers; the January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 reporting period for quarterly filers; and for annual filers, the amounts collected and owing for their previous fiscal year and instalments of GST/HST in respect of the filer’s current fiscal year.

For GST and customs duty payments for imported goods, deferral will include amounts owing for March, April and May.



- GST/HST按月申报单位:2020年2月、3月、4月

- GST/HST按季度申报单位:   2020年1月1日至2020年3月31日

- GST/HST按年度申报单位:其上一会计年度的收款和欠款以及当前会计年度的GST / HST分期付款。



COVID-19 R&D Funding - 新冠疫情研发创新政府奖励

The COVID-19 Challenges Procurement Program: 

NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program and Innovative Solutions Canada

This program will post challenges seeking near-to-market solutions from small and medium-sized businesses (fewer than 500 staff) that need financial support from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) to refine and sell their product or solution to meet a COVID-19 related need.

该计划将发布挑战,以寻求需要加拿大国家研究委员会工业研究援助计划(NRC IRAP)财政支持的中小企业(少于500名员工)的符合当前疫情要求的解决方案。

NRC IRAP will partner with Innovative Solutions Canada to launch calls for proposals over the next few weeks to address challenges, fund development of solutions, and buy successful products and services needed to address COVID-19.
Together, NRC IRAP and Innovative Solutions Canada will:
Post the PHAC and HC challenges (Innovative Solutions Canada)
Award Phase 1 funding to successful small and medium-sized businesses to develop a proof of concept for their solution (NRC IRAP)
Award Phase 2 funding to the firms with the best concepts so they can develop a working prototype (NRC IRAP)
The NRC, PHAC, HC or another federal department or agency will then be able purchase the product for use against COVID-19.

NRC IRAP将与Innovation Solutions Canada合作,在接下来的几周内发起提案征集,以应对挑战,为解决方案的开发提供资金,并购买成功解决COVID-19所需的产品和服务。
NRC IRAP和加拿大创新解决方案将共同努力:
向成功的中小企业授予第一阶段资金,以进行概念证明(NRC IRAP)
向具有最佳概念的公司授予第二阶段的资金,以便他们可以开发工作原型(NRC IRAP)