Flow Ventures is the SR&ED consulting firm every company should be working with.
Their SR&ED evidence gathering process ensures our SR&ED claims are beyond reproach. We received a 10X larger credit than with our previous provider and received our return in under 3 weeks. Beyond SR&ED, the Flow team uses their knowledge and network help us access other resources such as grants and customers. I highly recommend their work.”
Steven Uster ,
CEO and CoFounder FundThrough
For over 15 years our team has helped thousands of companies file millions of dollars worth of SR&ED claims and used the knowledge gained from each of those clients to proactively help them unlock the resources they need to grow.
WHERE EXPERTISE MEETS EXPERIENCE
About the SR&ED
Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) is a Canadian government tax credit program aimed at encouraging SMEs, startups, corporations, partnerships and individuals to conduct R&D that leads to new, improved, or technologically advanced products, processes, devices, and materials.
SR&ED credits come in the form of refundable and non-refundable tax credits on expenditures for scientific R&D.
- Up to 69% of eligible R&D expenses (depending on your province) may be refunded from CRA
- Pre-revenue or not yet profitable business are eligible for refundable tax credits
- All SR&ED claims are accessed by CRA on technical and financial criteria
“The SR&ED program has provided us with an invaluable source of non-debt & non-dilutive capital to support innovation and the growth of our portfolio companies.
The Flow team helped us navigate through complex challenges with ease and their support team was made available to us at an instant.”
– Marko Jelavic, Principal, Ferst Capital Partners
Canadian Controlled Private
(Most tech start-ups fall in this category)
Businesses controlled by non
Canadian residents or controlled
by public corporations
Maximum Eligible Return Rates
*Total Refundable and Non refundable amounts vary from province to province
|Sub Contractor Fees||36%||22%|
Materials consumed or transformed
*Quebec offers 14% refundable
Innovation knows no bounds.
Businesses across many industries qualify for the SR&ED program, including the ones below. However, the nature of the R&D work you do is more relevant than your business sector when determining eligibility for the program.
Software & Information Technology
Biotech, Life Sciences
& Medical Technologyy
Clean Tech & Sustainable
Oil & Gas,
Energy & Mining
+ Other Industries
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Recover Up To 69% Of Your R&D Costs (depending on your province)
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