OTTAWA – The federal government will provide nearly $ 21 million in financial assistance to 45 innovation projects in the manufacturing sector.
The minister of economic Development, Mélanie Joly, will make the announcement in Quebec city, Thursday afternoon, in the company of the president of the treasury Board, Jean-Yves Duclos.
Multiple envelopes will go to projects in the area of the National Capital and Ottawa will insist particularly on the need to modernize some elements of the production in the context of COVID-19.
The separation physical of being in the workplace, some forms of automation and robotization can be interesting, should be argued.
The envelopes, some of which will consist of loans and other non-refundable aid, will be distributed through the economic development Agency of Canada for the regions of Quebec.
Of the lot, we found a using a million $ business Machinex for a project of modernization of equipment. The same amount will go to Simard Suspensions Inc. to, among other things, the acquisition of a robotic arm.
A government source clarified that the majority of financial contributions will go to small and medium-sized enterprises.