Business Development

Innovation PEI's Business Development and Innovation Division provides information and help to new and existing business in Prince Edward Island. For the start up, expansion and diversification, the division provides:

  • counselling
  • financial help
  • business guidance
  • entrepreneur education
  • professional development

See Financial Supports and Services that support these initiatives. 

Innovation PEI's experienced team of business development professionals are located across the province to support:

  • starting your business
  • expanding your business
  • improving productivity
  • increasing your productivity

Online provincial government information on planning, starting, managing and growing your business can also be found here.

Business financing

Innovation PEI works in collaboration with Finance PEI, traditional financial institutions, and other government agencies to identify available financial tools to help you start up, expand. and enhance your business.

Finance PEI works with innovative and generally higher risk projects than that of the conventional lenders. By using a non-formula approach to lending, Finance PEI strives to maximize development opportunities for the province while balancing financial risk of the project with potential economic return.

Published date: 
July 17, 2015
Innovation PEI

General Inquiries

Innovation PEI
94 Euston Street
PO Box 910
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7L9

Phone: 902-368-6300
Toll-free (North America): 1-800-563-3734
Fax: 902-368-6301

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innovation@gov.pe.ca