International opportunities

As the Government of Canada's largest research organization, the National Research Council of Canada is a key connector for Canadian innovators seeking access and engagement opportunities beyond Canada’s borders.

Our work engaging with innovators in more than 45 countries leads to ongoing invitations to participate in international partnering opportunities and global events aimed at stimulating R&D and innovation in technology areas of mutual interest.

Please consult the list of active opportunities below or view past opportunities prior to 2019.

Open to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
2019-03-15 Canada – Korea Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2019
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • South Korea
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-03-15 Canada-UK Call for Proposals on Enhanced Industrial Productivity 2019
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • United Kingdom
  • Academic researcher
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Other
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-12-31 EUREKA – Call for innovative R&D project proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-03-01 EURIPIDES² and PENTA 2019 synchronized call for proposals
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-02-28 Eurostars - Call for innovative R&D-performing SMEs projects
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Europe
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to

Closed to new applications

Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
2019-02-28 Canada-Germany joint industrial R&D projects - Call for proposals
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Clean technologies
  • Digital industries
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Health and bio-sciences
Project funding
  • Germany
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
2019-01-07 Canada-UK AI & Food Processing Mission – February 4-9, 2019 – Request for expression of interest
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agri-food
Partnering mission
  • United Kingdom
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Deadline Title Sector(s) Type Partner economy(ies) Open to
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