Funding Opportunities for small – medium sized manufacturers!

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Southern Ontario Manufacturers eligible for up to $100,000 under FedDev Ontario’s Investing in Business Growth and Productivity Initiative

Advanced Technology Assessments by qualified professionals who will examine the manufacturing performance of a company and recommend how advanced technologies could be implemented to improve the company’s productivity and capabilities. (Eligible for funding of 50% of eligible costs to a maximum non-repayable contribution of $15,000.)

Advanced Technology Adaptation/ Adoption Projects that will focus on improving productivity through the adaptation or adoption of new or upgraded advanced technologies, materials or processes, create jobs and increase global competitiveness. (Eligible for funding of 35% of eligible costs to a maximum non-repayable contribution of $100,000.)

Application intake deadline is July, 31st, 2016 

For more information on these programs, visit Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ website at:!feddev-en/cfvg


New SMART green funding program targets SMEs, improves domestic supply chain

The new SMART green funding program will provide assistance to Ontario’s small-medium-sized manufacturers to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and improve their energy efficiency and productivity. 

This new program will be delivered with the same methodology as the current SMART program. Details pertaining to guidelines and criteria will be released over the summer of 2016, and the program launch is planned for the fall of 2016.

For more information on this program, visit Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ website at!smart-green/c215z