Canada Space Agency - Industrial Capability Building Contribution

The Canadian Space Agency has issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) which may be of interest to subscribers to this mailing list.

The objective of this AO is to support the technology demonstration activities of the Canadian space sector. More specifically:

· to gain flight heritage for potential commercial sales;

· for validation or qualification of an eventual scientific instrument;

· to demonstrate a new product, service or application.

These activities will enable selected Canadian organizations to further their basic R&D capabilities with the ultimate purpose of increasing the commercial potential.


Eligible recipients are limited to:

  1. for-profit organizations,
  2. not-for-profit organizations, and
  3. universities, all established and operating in Canada.

Award Amount: 

Maximum CSA contribtuion per project: $2 million 

Project Duration: 36 months 


This AO will be open continuously until  or until complete subscription of the total amount of the AO. Outline Proposals and Complete Applications will be reviewed and evaluated in the order of reception.

Website: Technology Demonstration AO 2022 | Canadian Space Agency (

Upcoming Deadlines

March 29, 2024March 29, 2024 Verified Date
March 26, 2024 Mar. 26, 2024 March 26, 2024 16:00:00 March 26, 2024 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Canada Space Agency - Industrial Capability Building Contribution The Canadian Space Agency has announced a new funding opportunity to support the Canadian space sector with funds to demonstrate new technologies in space, before December 2026. CSA will award non-repayable contributions of up to $2M per research and development project that expect benefits in the short to medium term (1 to 5 years). Applications will be accepted until March 29, 2024. Kindly click on the link above for further information. .