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Type of Projects that Qualify for SR&ED

If you have been involved in any of the following activities, your company may qualify for SR&ED:

  • Performing new computer software development or hardware development and have encountered technological challenges.
  • Combining or using existing technology in new ways.
  • Improving an existing processĀ or developing a new manufacturing process.
  • Developing a product or software that is innovative, more efficient, less expensive, or more robust than existed before.
  • Creating prototypes.
  • Projects with failures or unexpected problems that needed to be resolved.
  • Projects necessitating multiple designs, design models or alternate courses of action to address the technological problems.