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Update as of February 19, 2024:

Applications for the Boost Your Business Technology grant are currently closed.

Due to a high volume of interest, the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology grant is fully subscribed and is no longer accepting new applications. If you have a valid CDAP grant agreement, you can continue to work with us and submit your claim for reimbursement once your Digital Plan is complete. Be sure to check when your agreement expires and submit your claim before that date to remain eligible for the grant.


The CDAP Grow Your Business Online grant remains open for applications.

Are you the owner of an SME looking to modernize your business through the use of new technologies? As a Digital Advisor for the CDAP, Cilex can offer you expert advice and support as part of the program’s Boost Your Business Technology grant.


You could receive a grant of up to $15,000 to start your business’s digital transformation process.

You could receive a grant of up to $15,000.

What is it?

As part of stream 2 of the CDAP, our team will help you draft your digital adoption plan and access a grant to help you cover expenses.

The Boost Your Business Technology grant can help SMEs:

  • reduce their overhead costs,

  • speed up their transactions,

  • respond to clients more quickly,

  • manage inventory more efficiently,

  • improve supply chain logistics.


The Cilex team offers:

  • their specialist expertise in digital diagnostic and transformation and in cybersecurity,

  • their in-depth knowledge of the world of innovation and technology,

  • their years of experience with government grant applications.


You will also be able to apply for an interest-free loan of up to $100,000 from the Business Development Bank of Canada to implement your digital adoption plan.

Who is it for?

For owners or directors of a business that:

  • is Canadian-owned,

  • is for-profit,

  • has 1 to 499 employees,

  • has had at least $500,000 in annual revenue in one of the last three years.

How does it work?
  1. The CDAP assessment tool determines that your SME is eligible for the stream.

  2. You get access to the CDAP Digital Advisor Marketplace.

  3. You contact Cilex so we can help with your transformation plan.

  4. Together we determine the cost and scope of the project.

  5. Cilex drafts a digital adoption plan for your SME.

  6. You file a grant application to cover project expenses.


More information is available on the CDAP stream 2 web page.

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