Contract an approved service provider to gain the knowledge and skills to implement business best practices with a 75% non-repayable grant.

If you are an Alberta start up or small company needing to develop, learn, and adopt business skills and practices, you may qualify for a 75% non-repayable grant of up to $50,000 toward Service Provider fees.

Financial support is available to develop business skills in areas such as:

  • Entrepreneurial coaching
  • Strategic planning and mapping of programs & tactics to strategy
  • HR management and development
  • Project management
  • Risk identification and mitigation strategies
  • Supply chain management
  • Go to market techniques and opportunity assessments
  • Promotion, communication and branding strategies
  • Intellectual property management
  • Financing options and exit strategies
  • Sales Mentorship
  • Other skills & practices important to commercialization success

To be considered for funding

A company must be:

  • A for-profit company
  • Incorporated and operating in Alberta
  • Minimum of one and no more than 50 full-time employees
  • Annual sales revenue ordinarily not exceeding $5 million
  • Primary business of the company must be the development and commercialization of geospatial technology

Funding Amount:

  • Up to a maximum of $50,000 towards eligible costs
  • Paid to approved Service Providers, either referred by TECTERRA or identified by the applicant
  • 75% of funds provided are a non-repayable grant. Payback of 25% takes place at project completion