Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen): COVID-19 Response Program


Next Generation Manufacturing Canada 


NGen's COVID-19 Response Program


Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) will invest $50 million in Supercluster funding to support companies as they rapidly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by building a Canadian supply of essential equipment, products, and therapeutics.

Projects will be selected for funding according to critical needs identified by the Government of Canada and the ability of manufacturers to produce products that are safe for both patients and health care workers.

NGen will prioritize funding for projects that can have an immediate impact between April and the end of June 2020 and will fund eligible costs for projects within this timeframe up to 100% (depending on the level of knowledge and information sharing to help Canadians).

Projects that will have an impact in the medium term – beyond the June 30 timeframe may also be considered for funding at 50%.

Projects are not expected to exceed funding of more than $5m.

NGen is looking for:

Note: If you register for this call, please send an email to the Office of Research Services at to confirm that you have registered. If invited to full-proposal, an OR-5 form and a copy of your proposal will be due to the Office of Research Services one week prior to the deadline established by NGen.

Indirect Costs

To be determined.

Special Notes

Please refer to the Office of Research COVID 19 web-page for directives related to research activities at the University of Guelph.

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