Fairtax helps manufacturers secure funding for projects and expenditures relating to growth, expansion, job creation, third-party training, acquiring new equipment and technology, and process improvements that increase energy efficiency.
The Strategic Innovation Fund supports research and development that will accelerate technology transfer and commercialization of innovative products, processes and services. It also supports manufacturing and processing to facilitate the growth and expansion of firms in Canada. It includes industrial and technological facility improvements and the establishment of new facilities.
The SMART Green program supports investments in technology and process improvements by manufacturers which result in GHG emissions intensity reductions and/or avoidance through upgrades to process/production equipment, deliver energy efficiency, and lead to productivity improvements, which in turn lead to lower GHG emissions on a per-production-unit basis.
The Innovation Rebate Program (IRP) provides financial incentives for projects that enable a company to increase innovation capacity through private-sector capital investments, through the adoption of new technologies and business processes. The IRP will work as a rebate against a company’s direct costs.