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Funding Resources 

Learn more about the funding resources that are available for manufacturers in Simcoe County.  

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Made in Simcoe County and Ontario Made

Made in Simcoe County​:Discover the world class products, services and opportunities created right here in Simcoe County.

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Virtual Learning Opportunities​

​Ask an Expert was created to help provide answers and guidance​ to navigate changing market conditions.

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Automation Resources

​​Technology Assessment Program​ connects manufacturers in southern Ontario with experts to get customized technology assessments (up to $25,000 in reimburseable funds).

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Labour and Recruiting Resources 

​Work in Simcoe County​ is a one-stop shop for careers and resources in Simcoe County, Barrie and Orillia.

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Training and Coaching ​Resources

Do you require export tools or resources? Are you considering expansion into international markets? Do you need support to build an export strategy?

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2020 Manufacturers Forum – Presentations

Click here to view a recording of the 2020 Manufacturers’ Forum. 

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Shifting Gears – Manufacturing Newsletter

Get access to concise, relevant and e​xclusive manufacturing updates with the Simcoe County, Barrie and Orillia Shifting Gears newsletter in partnership with Georgian College and Lakehead University.

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​Industry 4.0: Automation Accelerator Program

The County and area partners, including member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University and Province of Ontario are collaborating on a pilot project to create a responsive, industry-driven solution for regional manufacturers to implement Industry 4.0 solutions. ​

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Rapid Skills – Micr​o Credentials for Manufacturers

The City of Barrie and Georgian College in partnership with County of Simcoe and the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board received funding to deliver part-time (online and in-person), industry recognized micro-credentials from July 2022 to March 2023.

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Rapid Skills – Micr​o Credentials for Manufacturers

The Skills Development Fund (made possible by the Government of Ontario) is a way to address skills development and labour shortages within the manufacturing sector by offering educational opportunities at no cost to the participant.