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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Published: January 10, 2012
Vineland Station, Ontario — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest up to $18.9 million to help manufacturers across southern Ontario improve their productivity and competitiveness in global markets. “Our Government’s top priority remains completing the econo …
UPDATE: May 21, 2013
UPDATE: May 21, 2013 - Less than two weeks to go to submit your application for SMART funding. The application intake will officially close on May 31, 2013 at 5:00PM. This date will mark another successful round of application submissions for the SMART program. Do not miss this opportunity as we will be unable to reopen the access to submit (even if your application is almost complete).