On April 17, 2020, the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) introduced its Innovation Assistance Program (IAP). The IAP is a wage subsidy for eligible employers for up to 12 weeks that are pursuing technology-driven innovation and are otherwise ineligible for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program.
A company must meet all of the following conditions to be IAP eligible:
Eligible businesses can complete an application here between now and April 29, 2020, 11:59 PM EDT.
More information can be found on the National Research Council website.
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