Going Global Innovation Program

The Going Global Innovation (GGI) program is specifically designed to promote and enhance Canada's international innovation efforts. The program supports researchers who aim to commercialize technology by pursuing collaborative international research and development (R&D) opportunities through partnerships with key players in foreign markets.


Website: http://tradecommissioner.gc.ca/funding-financement/ggi-vmi/index.aspx?lang=eng


GGI will pay up to 75% of eligible costs to a maximum of $75,000 for any approved project. The GGI stacking limit for total Canadian government assistance (federal, provincial, and/or municipal) for any eligible line item is 75%. The minimum request is $5,000

All applicants must be Canadian citizens and hold a valid Canadian passport. 

R&D activities are not eligible for GGI funding.

*Please contact ors@sfu.ca and Iain Begg (iain_begg@sfu.ca) if you intend to apply.

Upcoming Deadlines