Value-Added Manufacturing Program

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Value-Added Manufacturing Program provides financial assistance to Nova Scotia-based businesses for the purpose of supporting the development of value-added products from materials recovered from the waste stream.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will be provided in the form of a loan, forgivable loan or, non-repayable contribution.
Funding is up to 50% of approved eligible costs.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be individual businesses organized as sole proprietorships, partnerships, or corporations,
  • be business associations or industry groups,
  • be industry-led collaborative partnerships between the private and public sectors and two or more businesses or consortia,
  • hold the necessary licenses, leases, and permits, where applicable,
  • and/or project activities shall be based in Nova Scotia, unless specifically approved by Divert NS,
  • confirm at least a 20% equity position in the project to qualify for assistance.

    Divert NS encourages business alliances and partnered proposals for new products, services, and technologies of province-wide significance and benefit.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. notify Divert NS of intent to submit an application, 2. complete and submit the application package.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed application form,
2. a detailed research plan not exceeding 20 pages,
3. resumes of all researchers and information on all partners and associates.

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