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

Woman raising her hand in the classroom. NBIF and NBSPRN Launch Adult Literacy Funding Program

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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NBIF Research Spotlight: ESCF Mobilizes Startup Creating Smart Mobility Devices

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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NBIF Announces First $100,000 Awarded from Early Stage Commercialization Fund (ESCF)

NBIF Announces First $100,000 Awarded from Early Stage Commercialization Fund (ESCF)

  We are pleased to announce the first round of our Early Stage Commercialization Fund (ESCF) in partnership with Atlantic Canada Opportunities A...
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NBIF Announces their 2021 Emerging Project Fund Recipents

2021 Emerging Project Fund Recipients

When it comes to technology advancement, we divide our funding into 3 funds: Emerging Projects, Equipment and Lab-to-Market. In each of these areas of...
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