Early Stage Commercialization Fund

Welcome to the Early Stage Commercialization Fund submission page! We're now open for submissions.

Fill out the fields below and upload your proposal and CV(s).

The deadline is Thursday, February 7, 2019, by 11:59 pm AST.

If you have questions or require assistance, please call 902.424.8674 ext. 1602 or email npunjabi@innovacorp.ca.


If you want to learn more about ESCF, click here.

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Principal Researcher Information

By clicking the Submit button at the bottom of this page, you are agreeing to the following Terms and Conditions:

I acknowledge and confirm that I will meet and abide by all Early Stage Commercialization Fund eligibility rules as outlined in the competition guidelines. Nova Scotia university and college faculty members, as well as staff and clinicians within university-affiliated hospitals, are eligible to apply. Applications from graduate students and post-docs will be considered, provided a faculty member is a co-applicant.

All information received from the applicant will be kept strictly confidential. All external reviewers will sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). However, the successful applicant herein authorizes Innovacorp, or its designated representative, to reveal the following ESCF information: the applicant’s name, title, affiliate institution, title and lay summary of the project, duration of support, and approved funding amount. The information received may also be used in evaluating the benefits attributable from the program to the Nova Scotia economy. The applicant’s permission will be sought before releasing any further information. Prior award recipients’ names and the above details may also be used in subsequent promotion of the ESCF program.