IMFP – details

Applications are closed. Funding is tapped out for this program.

The IMFP is intended to enhance the adoption of advanced manufacturing technology innovation, increase the capabilities of companies to accelerate commercialization and introduce companies to advanced manufacturing expertise and facilities locally. By utilizing approved contractors, applicants can apply to cover the costs of technical expertise, facility usage and professional fees that relate to:

  • Prototyping
  • Machining & Fabrication
  • Continuous Improvement/Consulting 

The innovative applicant must be an incorporated for-profit entity located in the districts of Nipissing, Timiskaming, Parry Sound or Muskoka. The program is not applicable to businesses operating as distributors, resellers or wholesalers. Emphasis will be placed on applicants who demonstrate the potential to create jobs, increase revenue and grow the economy.

Applicants are eligible for $5,000 in funding. Successful applicants will be required to provide a cash contribution to IION in the amount of 20% of the total funds requested. The IMFP will not cover any HST.

Projects must be completed by approved contractors. If you wish to use a contractor not on the list, please contact Emily: [email protected] or 705-474-7600 ext. 5660. All contractors must submit a proposal and become approved by IION & IRAP.**All projects must be completed by February 28, 2019** 
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Approved Contractors:

iCAMP focuses on product innovation, by providing access to technologies & resources for the development and refinement of new & existing products & processes.
CAD Modeling, 3D Scanning, Stress Analysis, 3D Printing (Metal & Plastic), Waterjet Cutting, Collaborative Robots.

Rynz Innovative provides high quality engineering services by combining proven design standards with the most modern techniques available for designing & manufacturing plastic injection molded parts.
Mold & Tooling Design, Injection Molding, CNC Machining, Prototyping & Production Runs.

North Bay Machining Centre is your one stop shop machining solution
CNC Machining, MasterCam Software, Metal Fabrication & Welding, Build Assemblies, Facilities & Equipment for Machining Purposes. 

JIC Consulting observes, assesses, refines and implements new ways of increasing your bottom line by improving machine and human output.
Process Consultation, Program Development (CNC), CNC Machine Tool Optimization, Workstation Setups, Training and Development. 

Value Stream Solutions provides expertise in Continuous Improvement methods and provides advice on reducing and eliminating business waste &  developing employees to be more productive with their time.
Coach companies to improve productivity, quality & leadership capabilities.

Komri Engineering is an engineering consulting and product development firm that can take projects from ideation to completion.
Mechanical Engineering, Welding Engineering, Electronics & Product Design, Manufacturing Consulting, Software Development

MaJIC helps companies innovative by putting their creative material joining ideas into practice while enhancing productivity & quality, meeting regulatory requirements and improving safety.
Welding & Civil Engineering, Mechanical & Metallurgical Testing, Welding Procedure Development, Non-Destructive Testing, Welding Training & Testing. 

GRM Drafting Solutions provides product development solutions which can be rapidly prototyped and evaluated for fit & function.
CAD Modeling, Mechanical Detail Drawings, New Product Design & Development, Machine Design, Reverse Engineering, Rapid Prototyping. 

Global Growth specializes in taking manufacturing companies global by developing growth strategies for North American & international markets.
Growth Strategies & Execution, Market Expansion, Competitive Positioning & Marketing, Sales & Export Team Strengthening

Creative One provides expertise in solving time consuming and/or complex problems by creating customized web-based software/apps.
Cross-platform coding (desktop, mobile, tablets), Co-development of customized solutions with clients

To ensure clarity on the program and its qualifying conditions, applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Emily prior to submitting an application.

Contact Emily at: 705-474-7600 ext. 5660 or [email protected]

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