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.


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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NBIF launches $500,000 fund to help New Brunswick researchers commercialize early stage innovations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 7, 2020 The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Early Stage Commercializ...
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A BlueJay Breakthru In New Brunswick

Our biennial Breakthru event is a start-up competition, traditionally hosted as a formal gala event, with industry professionals, network connect...
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