A new Canadian government funding program has been released that will help optimize food processing packaging. The Optimisation des Emballages en Transformation Alimentaire contributes up to 70% up to a total of $51,000 per food processor located in Quebec, Ontario. The company can then carry out up to 3 technical and economic analysis and 3 design or process automation packaging-related projects.
Eligibility Factors: Food Processing Funding for Small Business
Eligible expenses under the Optimisation des Emballages en Transformation Alimentaire program includes:
- Project development and implementation
- Broadcasting project results to whole sector
Eligible projects for these Canadian business grants will analyze and implement optimization solutions responding to a problem identified following a technical-economic function of the packaging. Packaging optimization projects eligible for this Quebec government funding grant must result in:
- Increased packaging recyclability
- Reduced product loss
- Reduced product obsolescence
- Increased productivity
- Reduced packaging costs
- Reduced packaging weight
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This new program is currently open and accepting applications. All projects must be completed no later than March 14, 2014. If you are interested in gaining support when applying for this program or other small business government funding mechanisms available to your business, I highly suggest you contact one of our Canadian Government Funding Experts. To receive current updates on other government funding options, sign up for a 60 Minute Workshop or follow us on LinkedIn.