Commercialization Consulting and Mentoring Program (CCM)

By mmuise

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

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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