An independent, private organization focused on venture capital and research funding.

We help New Brunswick innovators solve globally relevant problems through research, solid advice and access to capital. We always represent the best interests of our portfolio. By leveraging their successes, we reinvest strategically to create new opportunities for New Brunswick.

Venture Capital

We invest in early-stage start-ups, those expanding into new markets, and businesses looking to leverage R&D for innovation.

Applied Research

We invest in researchers whose projects have a high potential for commercialization and economic impact.

Early Stage Commercialization Fund

We help move New Brunswick university, college and institutional research to market.


NBIF and NBSPRN Launch Adult Literacy Funding Program

Official media release. FREDERICTON – Building on the success of their pilot of the Social Innovation Research Fund, NBIF and NBSPRN announce t...
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Two Breakthru-Newcomer participants WIN
$25,000 SAFE Investment & Accelerator Program Acceptance

Our most recent Breakthru virtual event Breakthru-Newcomer, a partnership we formed with Planet Hatch, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the N...
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ESCF Mobilizes Startup Creating Smart Mobility Devices

The road to recovery following orthopedic or spinal surgery is not only long—it’s also filled with fear and anxiety. As patients start to get mobi...
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