Encourages businesses, not-for-profit and post-secondary institutions to work together on large-scale research and innovation projects to advance technologies. Would need to identify a University to work with where the business research work would be funded. In this case, the business would be the “entity” that the University would have to define in their project submission. Activities may include: product and process applied research; engineering design; technology acceleration; product testing; certification; marketing studies; proof of concept; piloting and demonstration; problem solving; and pre-commercialization activities.

  • Amount: Minimum 50% of funding covered by the business or private sector.
  • Timeline: Contributions up to $20 million over a four-year period.
  • Eligibility: Established as not-for-profit corporations or post-secondary institutions in Southern Ontario.

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