Our Services

The Office of Applied Research is available to assist business, industries, researchers and potential researchers throughout the research cycle.

Our Services

We have the tools and personnel to assist with:

  • Identifying industry driven applied research opportunities and connecting industry partners with appropriate CNA expertise and resources.
  • Identifying funding opportunities from provincial, federal, and international sources.
  • Administering grants to lessen the administrative responsibility of partners.
  • Developing quality proposals, hiring project personnel, procuring project equipment and materials, and managing project accounts right through to the project close-out phase and
  • Supporting initiatives to foster careers in STEM through outreach programs, innovation challenges and showcases.


There are a number of funding agencies which provide innovation and funding services customized to business and industry specific needs.  The goal of this funding is to help eligible businesses and industries in Newfoundland and Labrador accelerate their growth through innovation and technology.

College of North Atlantic is part of several funding networks which provide innovation support to industry and entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador. The goal of this funding is to help eligible businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador accelerate growth through innovation and technology, particularly as they relate to technology adoption for product and process optimization, product designing and testing, and 3D printing.
Our office maintains up to date information from a host of funding agencies and facilitates access to funding for eligible applicants.
Here are links to a selection of the most popular public funding programs for business and industry: