ACADA is providing support to SMEs (1-500 employees) in the Aerospace, Defence, and Security industries for Digital Adoption projects.

In our most recent survey, our members indicated they need help covering the cost of various digital adoption projects to remain competitive and maintain market access. ACADA is here to help in covering 65% of project costs up to the maximum of $20,000 project for five of our core members! Plus, the funding is flexible up to the maximum amount. For example, if you have $10,000 budgeted for digital adoption this year, ACADA can cover $6,500 of that total under this program.

Program details: 

The aim of the Digital Adoption Program is to support SMEs with implementing new digital tools, strategies, and resources into their business. Projects may include:

  • Process automation and optimization
  • Managed service provider analysis and consultation
  • Skills development and training
  • Implementation of cybersecurity best practices
  • Cybersecurity and data protection consulting advice
  • Digital marketing programs
  • Improve user experience for online customers
  • …or another project proposed by you in the application form

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2024, or until such time as the five (5) SMEs are chosen. We will complete an initial review and selection on September 25, 2023, so we encourage members to apply early to be considered. If funding remains available after this date, further applications will be accepted.

How to apply:
  1. Review the program guidelines HERE.
  2. Approved applicants will be advised of their acceptance to the program and, once accepted, may commence the project with a service provider of their choosing.
  3. Projects must be completed no later than March 31, 2024.
  4. Submit the form below to apply.


Company Information

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Project Details

Is the consultant/service provider arm's length from your organization with no conflict of interest?(Required)


*This program is provided with the support of ACOA