The Global Innovation Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing will co-invest $35 million of Federal funds along with industry contributions to launch $95M worth of new innovation projects across Canada.
NGen will support collaborative, business-led projects that are aimed at de-risking, commercializing, and scaling-up innovative manufacturing capabilities in Canada.
Advanced digital, materials, and production technologies are helping manufacturers respond to and take advantage of shifting market dynamics by improving existing production and business processes and scaling up the production and commercialization of new products and services. Integration of technologies, including solutions that streamline technology used for manufacturing, are important next steps for many Canadian manufacturers.
The objective is to strengthen the competitiveness of Canada’s manufacturing sector, drive more innovation and investment in advanced manufacturing technologies in Canada, generate new commercial opportunities for Canadian companies in global markets, grow world-leading Canadian enterprises, and develop a modern and inclusive workforce with the skills to excel in advanced manufacturing.Desired Outcomes:
Eligibility Criteria :
In order to be eligible to receive NGen funding, applicants must,
Projects teams need to be structured as a consortium:
Projects must focus on the development of an advanced manufacturing technology or process to improve and scale-up production capabilities. A limited percentage of product research and development will be permitted.Eligible projects must meet NGen's four core strategic criteria.
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