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.


A look at knowledge mobilization for researchers

Many people tend to think of innovation as a business objective – the headlong rush to create a new smartphone or social media platform, and of cour...
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Prescription for Innovation

Our overarching mission is to support the innovation agenda in New Brunswick. One way we do that is by working with our partners at the Department of ...
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The Early Stage Commercialization Fund: Addressing a Key Gap in Innovation Funding

At NBIF, we are excited to be launching the Early Stage Commercialization Fund (ESCF) in our province. This new fund works to bridge a gap on the fund...
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