NGen COVID-19 Response:

Made Smarter - Strategic Supply Challenge

Opens: June 25, 2020

Webinar: July 9, 2020

Deadline: August 11, 2020, 17:00 EST

June 25, 2020 - Aug 11, 2020
July 9, 2020


Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is committed to building world-leading advanced manufacturing capabilities in Canada.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NGen is launching a strategic supply challenge aimed at developing sustainable and globally competitive manufacturing capabilities in Canada for products critical to protecting the health of Canadians.

Projects will be selected for funding based on critical needs identified by the Government of Canada, the long-term viability of manufacturing those products in Canada, and the ability of manufacturers to produce products that are safe for use and meet required product and production quality standards.


Application Process

  1. 1. Join NGen as a Member organization
  2. 2. Read the Project Guide and Finance Guide here
  3. 3. Register for the information webinar
  4. 4. Visit the Project Application Portal to submit your application - Opens July 9th 2020

Important Dates

  • Challenge Launch: June 25, 2020
  • Webinar - Application and Finance: Rules & Process: July 9, 2020 
  • Deadline for Applications: August 11th, 2020 17:00 EST