The total IPG budget is $231.3 million over five years and $58.8 million per year after that. The IPG support four areas of activities:
- innovation and commercialization;
- facilities renewal, including deferred maintenance;
- information resources, including digital resources, open access, and databases; and
- equity, diversity and faculty renewal.
At the University of Ottawa, the IPG is used to support activities such as: the renewal and maintenance of animal care facilities and core facilities; the implementation of knowledge mobilization and commercialization support activities for researchers and students; and the continued implementation of the Canada Research Chairs Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan.