No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
Technology leadership projects (TL Projects) are collaborative projects where OSC Members and the OSC coinvest to perform research, development, demonstration, commercialization, and capability-building activities that deliver business value and benefits to participating organizations, the innovation ecosystem, and Canada’s ocean economy.
Comments on Funding:
Funding from OSC matches up to 1:1 the Industry Member cash and in-kind contributions.
There is no minimum or maximum project size, but OSC co-investments will likely support projects that range in size from $0.5M to $20M.
At a project level, government funding can cover up to 100% of eligible costs.
When It Ends:
The TL Projects must meet the following requirements:
Applicants must be OSC Industry Members. OSC Industry members are for-profit, or non-for-profit organizations that receive their funding primarily through the private sector and are registered in Canada.
Applicants must go through 5 steps:
Preliminary Development: An OSC Member initiates an idea and discusses it with other potential collaborators, and forms a Project Team.
Preliminary Qualification: The Project Team will complete the TL Project Preliminary Qualification Template to demonstrate that their project idea is well formed and meets these eligibility criteria before it can be qualified and advanced to full proposal.
Proposal Development: Once a project is qualified, the Project Team can develop a proposal by completing the TL Project Proposal Template. Proponents can socialize the proposal to other OSC Members and expand the Project Team during this stage.
Proposal Assessment and Selection: The Project Proposal is submitted to OSC, who confirms that it is complete and ready to be submitted for assessment. The TL Project Proposal is evaluated.
Project Agreements and Execution: Approved Projects are advanced for contracting and execution.