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Eureka's SMART Cluster - Online PO Proposers' Day – November 4, 2021

From: National Research Council Canada

Registration is open for the Online SMART PO Proposers' Day 2021 to be held on November 4, 2021. This is a partnering event held in conjunction with the annual SMART call for proposals and is focussed on establishing industrial co-innovation opportunities between Canadian and foreign organizations with the aim of participants joining in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects under Eureka's SMART Cluster.

Eureka's SMART Cluster is a transnational and industry-driven research, development and innovation program focussed on advanced manufacturing sectors. Over 100 organizations from more than 20 countries are expected to participate in this online event including industrial leaders like GKN Aerospace, Isuzu, Mondragon, Siemens, Volvo and more.

Open to:

Sector of focus

Advanced manufacturing with a focus on:

Note: this call for proposals is open to companies who have related technologies and products such as: material processing technologies, mechatronic technologies and systems, adaptive and collaborative robotics, information and communication technologies, and production technologies.

Canadian SME eligibility

Project funding through the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) will only be available to eligible Canadian SMEs. Other organizations will need to secure funding from other sources or self-fund.

In Canada, an SME is defined as an incorporated for-profit company with 500 or fewer full-time equivalent employees.

Preference will be given to SMEs that have:

Canadian SME applicants must be eligible for funding as NRC IRAP clients before they can be considered for funding through the call for proposals. For more information on NRC IRAP eligibility and becoming an NRC IRAP client, please contact NRC IRAP at 1-877-994-4727.

Additional information

This online event will enable participants to:


To register for this partnering event and to learn more about Eureka's SMART Cluster, please visit the Online SMART PO Proposer's Day 2021 website or contact Luc Tran.

There is no funding available for participation in the partnering event.