Programme de base pour le soutien aux organismes de recherche et de développement (PSO) (R&D Organization Support Program)

By mmuise

The PSO program concerns funding for joint industrial research projects involving enterprises and public research organizations. CRITM's 4 research vectors are: Transformation process development, Advanced metal product design, Environmental footprint reduction, Digital innovation. Funding amounts vary based on the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of the project.

Comments on Funding:

Maximum assistance of $1,500,000 per project (over 3 years).

Deadline: February 16, 2024

Applicants must:

  • have industrial research projects carried out jointly with public research establishments;
  • cover the various sectors of metal processing, extraction and concentration, primary production, first, second and third processing, finished products, not forgetting metal recycling.
  • be any of these program categories:
    a) PSO SME Program:
    i. Minimum 1 company (SME) and 1 research organization;
    ii. Minimum industrial contribution of 20% of the project;
    iii. Funding rate of 40% of eligible expenses (cash).
    b) PSO Large Enterprise Program:
    i. Minimum 1 company (GE) and 1 research organization (absence of SMEs);
    ii. Minimum industrial contribution of 40% of the project (of which 50% max in kind);
    iii. Funding rate of 20% of eligible expenses (cash and kind).
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