Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP)

Receive up to $100,000 in Grant Funding.

The Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP) supports the adaptation of new technology, new processes or procedures or a change within the company to support innovation or retooling which would lead to the creation of new lines of production. This training must clearly be linked to innovations leading to domestic supply chain enhancements or competitiveness, including expanding into new or enhanced domestic markets.

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Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP)

Amount of Funding

Provides non-repayable contributions to a maximum $100,000 towards eligible expenses.

Manufacturers who have received previous funding from us within the last 24 months may be eligible for a second tier of funding; these second generation applications may be eligible for a “top up” to $100,000 (combined AIME @ Home and AIME Global 3) with a shared contribution up to 25%. In other words, the company must demonstrate 75% of the costs, with a 25% contribution from YLF up to a combined total of $100,000.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP)

Eligible Applicants

Ontario manufacturer with 10-1000 employees, continuously in business for at least 3 years, demonstrate a solid financial footing over the three year period, have manufacturing facilities in Southern Ontario, manufacture a specific product for sale in Ontario or elsewhere, and demonstrate they are engaged in interprovincial or international market or due to urgent demands to retool production as a result of COVID-19 to respond to emerging needs.

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Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP)

Eligible Activities

The AIME@Home program will support two types of eligible training activities for southern Ontario manufacturers impacted by COVID-19:

  1. Training that supports the adaptation of new technology, new processes or procedures or a change within the company to support innovation or retooling which would lead to the creation of new lines of production. This training must clearly be linked to innovations leading to domestic supply chain enhancements or competitiveness, including expanding into new or enhanced domestic markets.
  2. Training that supports and develops highly skilled personnel in any area that leads to innovation or productivity improvements or skilling up to respond to current or emerging pandemic needs. This can include the development of new engineering skills; training in the use of new software, hardware or other tools necessary to support innovation; and adopting and adapting new technologies, new manufacturing methods or any other business area that will make a southern Ontario manufacturing company more competitive in the domestic or global marketplace.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Ontario Manufacturing Training Program (OMTP)

Program Deadline

This program is currently closed. Applications are received through call for proposals.

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