Canada announces $46.9M to support colleges, cégeps, polytechnics in work with SMEs

The Government of Canada has announced $46.9M in funding to support colleges, cégeps, and polytechnics as they work with small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The grants will be used by institutions as they work with SMEs to provide new opportunities, support growth, and enhance their competitiveness. inSauga reports that Mohawk College will be using $2.6M to support projects in cross-platform connectivity, sensor integration, and cyber security, while Bradford Today states that Georgian College will use the funds to expand its Competitive Smart Manufacturing program in a broad range of sectors, including retail, food and beverage, and cannabis. “This additional support from the Government of Canada is a testament to the value of colleges, CEGEPs and polytechnics and how they contribute to Canadian innovation – from exceptional applied research expertise and training experience, to outstanding facilities and equipment,” said NSERC President Alejandro Adem. NSERC| News Wire| InSauga| Bradford Today Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.