— THE C2MI CAN SUPPORT YOUR PROJECT —
As a Centre of Excellence (CECR), its goal is to allow its partners to foster the growth of the microelectronics industry through the accelerated commercialization of market-driven prototypes.
Projects selected by the C2MI may receive a marketing support of $ 50,000 to $ 300,000
The C2MI is committed to support promising projects which goal is the commercialization of new technological products resulting from a collaboration between research establishments, start-up companies, SMEs or large companies. The C2MI puts its expertise and equipment at its disposal to reduce or even eliminate barriers leading to commercialization, thus speeding up the introduction and reducing the cost and time for product development. The objective of the C2MI is to accompany and ensure the success of these marketing projects.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR COMMERCIALIZATION
The CECR program focuses on bringing innovations by Canada’s world-class researchers to global markets more swiftly. Centres of excellence, such as C2MI, play a decisive role in identifying projects with strong commercial potential :
- FEASIBILITY STUDY ACHIEVEMENT
- ESTABLISHMENT OF BUSINESS PLAN
- CONDUCTING MARKET RESEARCH
- TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION
- PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT
- CAPITAL INVESTMENT
- PROCEDURE FOR THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
C2MI is able to identify opportunities for additional contributions from various agencies supporting research projects based on industry-academic partnerships.
ELIGIBILITY AND STEPS
Each projects for which a partner wishes to obtain the C2MI support for financial support to commercialization CECR shall follow the steps below :
- PROJECT DEPOSIT BY THE PARTNER
- PROJECT REVIEW BY THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
- EVALUATION OF THE REQUEST BY THE COMMERCIALIZATION COMMITTEE
- APPROVAL AND PROJECT START UP