Grants & Funding

Services for Academic/Research Projects

Funding is available to support academic and research projects that support at least one of WD's project activities: innovation, business development and community economic development. Our investments are helping the region compete in the knowledge-based economy, developing a more diversified economic base and creating new skilled employment for western Canadians. Areas of focus are:

  • Research and development,
  • Technology adoption and commercialization,
  • Knowledge infrastructure,
  • Skills development, and
  • Research that enhances the understanding of the West.

Industry & Business,Working & Jobs,Life & Community


Western Economic Diversification Canada