Commercialization Consulting and Mentoring Program (CCM)

By mmuise
Description:

The Commercialization Consulting and Mentoring Program (CCM) provides financial assistance to help Atlantic Canadian businesses and institutions in the final stages of commercialization. This program provides funding to:
1. hire consultants or mentors to help get a new and innovative product, technology, or process to market;
2. host group learning activities that will improve knowledge and preparedness for commercialization.


Comments on Funding:

Funding is a contribution of up to 65% of eligible costs, to a maximum contribution of $16,250. The applicant must cash flow 100% of costs and will be reimbursed when the project is finished.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications
Eligibility:

The applicant must:

  • be registered and operating in one of the four Atlantic Provinces as a: a) Small or medium sized business, with fewer than 500 full-time employees and less than $50,000,000 annual gross revenue;
    b) University or Community College;
    c) Research institution (excluding Federal labs).
  • be industry sectors, except retail/wholesale, real estate, government services, personal or social services and softwood lumber;
  • demonstrate that the proposed activity supports the commercialization of a new and innovative product, technology, or process; and/or helps develop and maintain partnerships, technology transfers, and/or licensing agreements.
Application Steps:

Applicants must complete the online application form and demonstrate that they comply with the program’s objective and guidelines.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed application form;
2. consultant proposal(s); and
3. other supporting documents.

Other Things to Note:

This program is managed by LearnSphere, with financial assistance from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

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mmuise