The SMART 2012/2013 program is now fully committed.  SMART is not accepting applications at this time. 

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters has applied for continued funding to support another phase of the SMART program.  Once we have a commitment for the program, we will update the website. We will aslo send out a news release so ensure you are on our mailing list by sending an email with your name, company name, telephone number and email address to NOTE: If you have already sent an email or if you are a past recipient of SMART funding, your name will be on the list.

We look forward to another successful program in 2014.

CME SMART Prosperity Now, administered by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and funded by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) is about fostering the long term growth for small to medium size businesses. Ontario manufacturers must promote growth by transitioning to a more sustainable business model through enhancing productivity, integrating new and innovative technologies to products and/or processes that include alternative energy and clean technology considerations for future prosperity and global export opportunities.

To be eligible for SMART Prosperity Now funding, applicants must be a small – mid size manufacturer in Southern Ontario with between 15 – 1000 employees corporately and are looking to invest in product and process improvements that will develop and expand your export opportunities and global competitiveness.

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