Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to 50% of eligible project costs incurred by industry partners.The total estimated value of the project should be between $100,000 and $500,000. NGen maximum contribution will be up to $250K of funding.
Capital & equipment spending, cannot exceed 30% of total eligible project costs.
No single partner may receive more than 70% of NGen funding.
Applicant can be any member of NGen (Canada’s advanced manufacturing Supercluster).
Recipients organizations must be:
Other publicly funded not-for-profit organizations, post-secondary institutions, federal Crown corporations, and government departments or agencies are not eligible to receive Supercluster funding directly, although they may bring their own contributions to projects or be sub-contracted by funded recipients to carry out project activities.
International organizations (offshore companies and research organizations without an incorporated presence in Canada) may also participate in Supercluster projects, but any project activity undertaken by these organizations will not be eligible for Supercluster funding.
All Pilot Projects:
Applicants for projects between $100K and $500K who meet eligibility requirements will be invited to submit a Pilot Project Application providing:
Applicants must complete an Application Agreement in the Project screening phase.
Other Things to Note:
Pilot Projects and Feasibility Studies are no longer funded by NGen under Capacity Building.
NGen reorganized their program structure compared to last year, some program components (Cluster Building, Feasibility Studies, Pilor Projects) are now programs but their main characteristics were kept.