Pricing and Benefits 


Every ECN user is entitled to several free features, including searching and viewing opportunity abstracts and creating an unlimited number of opportunity alerts. To connect to any prospective partner you've spotted on ECN, you need to purchase "Connection Credits." We believe that our pay as you go pricing model is best suited to the needs of Canadian small businesses and are confident that you will become an annual subscriber in no time.

For more information, please see the pricing chart below. Please note pricing does not include applicable taxes.

Are you a CME Member?  If so, please contact your local CME office for information on special member only pricing. 



1. Search Business Opportunities, Technology Opportunities and Research & Innovation Opportunities

Benefit: ECN’s robust search engine provides easy access to thousands of qualified business, technology and research opportunities.


2. Create and Post Opportunity Profile

Benefit: Gain broad and targeted exposure to Canadian and international businesses and researchers at a fraction of the price of any marketing campaign.


3. Receive E-mail of Tailored Opportunity Alerts

Benefit: Save time by creating customized e-mail alerts and receive regular lists featuring the latest business, technology and research opportunities.


4. Act on a lead by filing an Expression of Interest (EOI)

Benefit: Let us introduce you to a new partner at a fraction of the cost of attending any trade show or networking event.

ECN’s streamlined connection process allows you to easily and efficiently connect to any company or researcher posting a profile in our database.

First Connection is Free
then pay as you go starting at
$20 per opportunity

Discounts per Connection 
begin at 10 Connection Credits

(Credits expire 1 year from
the date of purchase)

5. Receive incoming Expressions of Interest in response to your posted Opportunity Profile

Benefit: Let us save you time and energy by providing direct access to companies and researchers that want to meet you.



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