NGen Manufacturing Program: Receive up to $250k Via the Pilot Project Stream
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NGen Manufacturing Program: Receive up to $250k Via the Pilot Project Stream

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is an industry-led, non-profit organization dedicated to building next generation manufacturing capabilities. It is one of five “superclusters” created from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative and maintains a pool of funding to award to competitive member-based projects. This pool of funding created the NGen Manufacturing Program, which seeks competitive proposals for…

NGen Manufacturing Program Supports $4.2M Project
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NGen Manufacturing Program Supports $4.2M Project

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), one of the Canadian government’s Innovation Superclusters, has approved its first project, a collaborative undertaking with total costs of $4.2M, led by iVexSol Canada (Intelligent Vector Solutions). NGen will provide $1.89M to develop a new manufacturing process for viral vectors, which are crucial components in the treatment of cancers and…

Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.
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Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.

Botaneco Inc., based out of Calgary, Alberta, is the world leader in the commercial production of oilseed oleosomes. They are an innovative, solutions-focused natural ingredient manufacturer with novel plant-based separation and purification technology used in the global food, feed, and personal care industries. The company was recently announced as the lead applicant for the first…

NGen Manufacturing Program: Apply for Technology Funding
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NGen Manufacturing Program: Apply for Technology Funding

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is an industry-led, non-profit organization dedicated to building next generation manufacturing capabilities. It is one of six “superclusters” created from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative and maintains a pool of funding to award to competitive member-based projects. This pool of funding created the NGen Manufacturing Program, which seeks competitive proposals for…

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Awards $11.1M+ to Pulse Industry
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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Awards $11.1M+ to Pulse Industry

Canada is the world’s largest supplier of pulses, with the Canadian pulse industry accounting for $3.4B in exports to 126 countries in 2017. Canada’s most commonly grown pulses are lentils, rowing peas, chickpeas, beans, and faba beans. To support pulse farmers and exporting opportunities, the federal government is continuing to invest in the growth of…

Innovation Superclusters Initiative: The 9 Shortlisted Clusters
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Innovation Superclusters Initiative: The 9 Shortlisted Clusters

The Government of Canada has officially released its ‘short list’ of innovation consortiums to potentially receive funding through the Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI). Currently, nine research and innovation partnerships have been announced and will move onto the second stage of funding applications. Up to five of these groups will access Canadian government funding through the…

Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI): Collaborative Research Grants
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Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI): Collaborative Research Grants

Innovation can happen in businesses of all sizes. Both Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large firms have an important role to play in securing Canada as a globally competitive innovation hub. Bringing new ideas to market, however, can be challenging if only one company’s financial and planning resources are used. Increasingly, companies are overcoming…