Innovation Fund

We fund Yukon innovators who are ready to start, grow or get to market. Our team can help make your innovative solutions a reality. 

If you are working towards creative solutions, we want to hear from you. Get in touch with us to discuss the feasibility of your project. 

SUPstick TM

Brennan Innovations 
Whitehorse, Yukon

Since 2016, Joel Brennan worked with our team to design and iterate the prototype, securing a patent along the way. Our wrap-around services and funding for mass manufacturing accelerated Joel’s progress toward commercialization.

Aurum skincare

Aurum Skincare
BioBoreal Labs
Dawson, Yukon

Winning the 2017 Yukon Innovation Prize lead Elise McCormick and Joanne Sherrard to launch their Aurum Skincare line.

“Thanks to the financial support made available through I&E, we were able to get to market much sooner than we had originally anticipated. The ongoing access I&E provides to startup funding, coaching and industry specialists is key to making our entrepreneurial dreams a reality."

Yukon Soaps

Yukon Soaps Company

Mayo, Yukon

The Mayo-based personal care products company is proudly Indigenous owned and operated. Founder Joella Hogan, a citizen of the First Nation of Na Cho Nyak Dun, is committed to developing her business in her community and providing employment opportunities there.

"Thanks to I&E, I was able to grow my business and provide meaningful skills and empowerment to young women in my rural community."