October 8-10: EMC Advantage Through Excellence Conference 2019

October 8-10: EMC Advantage Through Excellence Conference 2019

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers grow and become more competitive, at home and around the world. EMC is responsible for contributing significant knowledge, expertise, and resources towards the success of over 13,000 consortium and online member manufacturers who employ hundreds of thousands of Canadians in more than…

Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program: Up to $36M in Community Grants

Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program: Up to $36M in Community Grants

The Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) is a Canadian government funding program created to support long-term economic growth and shape sustainable, inclusive communities, all while helping to establish a low-carbon economy. There are four streams of funding under ICIP, including: Public Transport, Green Infrastructure, Community, Culture, and Recreation, and Rural and Northern Communities. This…

Low Carbon Economy Challenge: Up to $250k in Cleantech Grants

Low Carbon Economy Challenge: Up to $250k in Cleantech Grants

Canada’s Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF) was launched in March 2018 with up to $500 million to support projects that implement specific activities/technologies that have previously demonstrated effectiveness in reducing GHG emissions. Provided through the Low Carbon Economy Fund, the Low Carbon Economy Challenge funds projects that generate environmentally friendly growth and greenhouse gas reduction….

Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants

Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants

Canadian business owners in the agriculture industry are a key driver of the country’s economy. As Canada continues to transition to cleaner and more sustainable practices and technology, it’s important for the agri-sector to join in these contributions. Clean technology allows agricultural producers and processors to undertake resourceful uses of energy and the production of…

Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding

Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding

UPDATE: The Green Freight Assessment Phase is now closed and not accepting applications. The deadline was November 1, 2019, OR until funds had been depleted. The Implementation Phase is still open. Heavy-duty vehicles account for some of Canada’s highest transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. While there is a lot of discussion about increasing the number of…

Up to $3M via the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program

Up to $3M via the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program

The Government of Canada has heightened the importance of decreasing its national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the transportation sector – and is seeking an increased adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) to help Canada transition to a low-carbon economy. To address these initiatives, there are a multitude of government funding programs available for businesses to…

[Webinar Sept 18] Top Tech & Government Funding to Support Manufacturers

[Webinar Sept 18] Top Tech & Government Funding to Support Manufacturers

Canadian manufacturers can access a broad spectrum of government grants and loans to offset strategic growth project costs. In fact, Canadian government funding for manufacturers tends to be more widely available than for any other industry segment, making industrial companies well-aligned to access financial incentives. Because of this, Canada’s vast supply of manufacturers should explore…

Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI): Up to 50%/$50k in Funding

Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI): Up to 50%/$50k in Funding

UPDATE: This program is closed and not accepting applications. This page will be updated once a new deadline is announced. The electrification of vehicles has come a long way, with more and more Canadians and global automotive customers shifting their mindset away from internal combustion engines (ICEs). As more consumers are beginning to understand the…

[EVENT September 11] Plex ERP Lunch & Learn in Stratford

[EVENT September 11] Plex ERP Lunch & Learn in Stratford

On Wednesday, September 11 in Stratford, Ontario, Plex Systems will be hosting the Plex ERP Lunch & Learn at The Parlour Inn, followed by a Plant Tour at Ernie Green Industries. Attendees will watch live demonstrations of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud in real time and be able to ask questions from actual customers to get…

Charging the Future Challenge: Up to $1M for Innovative Battery Technology

Charging the Future Challenge: Up to $1M for Innovative Battery Technology

Canada is continuing to adopt more clean technologies, batteries included. The battery industry has grown worldwide, particularly in the clean tech sector for electric vehicles and renewable energy. Allowing for more innovative businesses to produce and commercialize batteries is an important step forward for Canada, as the industry is valued at $23 billion. There is…