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Jumpstart your Digital Transformation with up to $115,000 in Funding

What is the CDAP Boost Your Business Technology Grant?

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology stream offers up to $115,000 in funding to help SMEs with the development and implementation of digital adoption strategies that will aid their business transformation and competitiveness. 

Under this funding stream, eligible Canadian SMEs can gain access to accredited digital advisors and receive a non-refundable grant that covers 90% of the costs of a Digital Adoption Plan up to a maximum of $15,000.  

Upon completion of the Digital Adoption Plan, companies can apply for an interest-free loan of up to $100,000 from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to finance technology acquisition and implementation. Additionally, companies can also apply for a wage subsidy of up to $7,500 to hire a student or recent graduate to help achieve their digital adoption goals through the funded work placement program.  

Get access to experts

Cover up to 90% (up to $15,000) of the cost of hiring an accredited digital advisor. 

Boost your competitiveness

Digitally mature businesses are more likely to export, enjoy higher sales growth, and make more profit. 


Benefit from a 5-year capital postponement

Acquire new technology while preserving cash flow.

The interest-free BDC loan can cover expenses related to the implementation of your digital adoption plan, such as: 
  • Acquiring IT equipment and software licenses 
  • Implementation of new technologies 
  • Updating and/or expanding IT infrastructure 
  • Training staff on onboarded technologies 
  • Materials and support services directly related to onboarding the technology 
  • Further advisory services on particular aspects of the digital adoption plan 

Who is Eligible

You are eligible to apply for the CDAP Boost Your Business Technology (Funding Stream 2) if you own a Canadian for-profit, privately-owned business that:  

  • Has 1-499 full-time employees  
  • Made $500,000 to $100M of annual revenues in one of the previous three years  
  • Meets all requirements of a Canadian-controlled Private Corporation (CCPC) 

Pemeco as your Digital Advisor

Pemeco is an award-winning, independent consulting firm whose sole mission is to assure that its clientele successfully delivers their ERP and enterprise technology projects. We have over 40 years of experience in helping businesses digitally transform and have completed over 700 major implementation projects with an unmatched 100% project success rate.  

As a CDAP-accredited Digital Advisor, Pemeco can help you develop and implement the Digital Adoption Plan that can take your business to the next phase of your evolution.  

Your plan will include: 

As-is Gap Analysis and Future State Best Practices Architecture.

We will analyze your current state and design your future state organizational data, business process, and technology requirements.

Options Analysis

The assessment includes an analysis of solutions architecture and implementation options to deliver the desired future state. 


We will develop an integrated roadmap and set of plans to deliver your chosen option. The plans typically cover projects relating to organizational structures, data architecture, business process improvement, technology selection, and technology implementation.  

Project Plans

For each project, detailed plans with task and milestone-level breakdowns will be produced. 

Governance and Teams

We will help you define governance structures and project teams, both of which are critical to your project’s success.

Organizational Change Management

Technology implementations often fail because of people and change management issues. Our change management team is managed by Prosci ADKAR certified consultants who can help you align the entire organization and break down barriers to change.  

Total Cost of Ownership, Business Case, and ROI Analysis.

Your Digital Adoption Plan will include detailed budgets, cost plans, and a 10-year total cost of ownership analysis.  

Benefit from a 5-year capital postponement

Acquire new technology while preserving cash flow.


Ready to Get Started on your Digital Transformation Journey?

If you are eligible for the CDAP Boost your Business Technology grant or the BDC technology loan and would like to explore Pemeco’s services, we would be happy to discuss your plans with you.   

Let us help you create your digital blueprints and turn them into reality.   

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