TECTERRA invests in small but growing companies, who are developing geospatial technology with higher than average technical risk, and solving problems for large or clearly-defined markets in Alberta and beyond.


Take your business to the next level and develop your technology with a non-dilutive, 0% interest loan, through the BUILD Program.

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Hire qualified business or technical personnel to grow your business, and we’ll cover up to half of their salary with the HIRE Program.

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Identify what you need.

Review our funding programs to determine which type of investment you need for your project.

Engage with us.

Applicants who engage with us early in developing their application are more likely to get approved.

Apply for funding.

Register for a TECTERRA Portal Account and start your application.


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It's never too early to reach out!
Applicants who engage with us are more likely to get approved.