We help New Brunswick innovators
take their ideas further.

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.

Our News

NBIF Awards 2024 Climate Impact Grants: Fueling Green Innovation in New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) proudly awards seven 2024 Climate Impact Research Fund grants totaling $540,000 to New Brunswick resear...
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  • November 9, 2023

Get Ready to be Part of the Future of Sustainability

The race to achieve a net-zero future is on, and it demands unwavering commitment from all industries as well as R&D to forge new solutions. There...
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NBIF Announces $3.5 Million Investment in Six Venture Capital Funds

[Fredericton, NB, October 13, 2023] NBIF is excited to announce a $3.5 million investment into six venture capital funds as part of its expanded inves...
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New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) Welcomes Heather Libbey as the new Vice President of Strategy and Operations

FREDERICTON, NB – The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Libbey as its new Vice President ...
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