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IoT strategy for the SME manufacturer

 CANADIAN METALWORKING March 16, 2020: Consumers have enthusiastically embraced the internet of things (IoT) and digital technology. GPS apps on mobile phones, fitness apps on smartwatches, and intelligent thermostats are becoming ubiquitous. While we rapidly adopted these technologies in our personal lives, the shop floor has been left far behind.
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Available Funding from Community Partners

ICTC (Information and Communication Technology Council) and Canadian Colleges: IoT Quick Start Program

In Partnership with ICTC and local colleges 
Program Details:

  • Companies utilize a trained Post Secondary Co-op Student to implement the IoT solution.
  • The IoT training for the student is provided by MTechHub.
  • The Co-op student’s wages are funded 50% to 70% by ICTC.
  • Co-op Students can be from any Canadian College.  There are students currently identified from Mohawk College and Niagara College.

More information is here: MTechHub Quick Start 

For more information please email Kevin Lenko at klenko@mtechhub.ca

CME: Technology Assessment Program

Investing in new productive assets and technology is critical to keep manufacturers competitive. Over 40% of manufacturers identify uncertain return on investment as the main reason why they are not investing in new technology. CME’s Technology Asessment Program helps companies understand what technologies are best suited for their needs and provides greater certainty on their investments.

The Technology Assessment Program connects SME’s manufacturers in southern Ontario manufacturers with qualified experts to get customized technology assessments (up to $25,000 in reimbursable funds). READ MORE