Training & Research & Development Centres

ProgramSummarySectorIntake Period / Effective DateDate Information Updated
Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is Canada's leading innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized businesses.

If you operate an innovative small or medium-sized business in Canada, they can help you build your innovation capacity and take your ideas to market. They do this through financial assistance, advisory services and connections to the best business and R&D expertise in Canada.
Not sector specific2024/02/22
Sato Canada“SATO” Safety and Training Organization, in the Town of Millet specializes in training vacuum truck, water truck and track hoe operators. The mission being to develop a new group of operators that are better trained and equipped to embrace a long-term career in the oil and gas industry.Energy2024/02/22
Norquest CollegeNorquest College in Wetaskiwin, Alberta has a unique ability to provide students with the skills Alberta needs in a supportive and inclusive environment. Norquest’s post-secondary diploma and certificate programs offer careers in health, community studies, and business.Various sectors 2024/02/22
CanmetENERGY in DevonCanmetENERGY in Devon, Alberta is at the forefront of technology innovation for developing energy resources, to reduce the carbon intensity of hydrocarbon products and mitigate impacts to land, water and greenhouse gas. We focus on novel technologies for extraction, upgrading, refining, bioenergy/biofuels and oil spill science.Energy2024/02/27
Food Processing Development CentreThe Food Processing Development Centre (FPDC) in Leduc, Alberta helps build value-added processing capacity and supports industry as it pursues new opportunities. FPDC is a modern, 65,000 square foot pilot plant and product development laboratory. The centre is equipped with more than $20,000,000 in equipment that supports food product innovation along the full development and commercialization continuum.

Clients can access technical consultation, benchtop development, pilot plant development, scale-up, business development, applied research and interim processing services.
Food & Beverage