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Need Additive Manufacturing Assistance? OCE Funding helps SMEs/Start-ups Partner with the AMRC.

With the support of the Ontario Centres of Excellence Voucher for E-Business and Technology Adoption (VEBTA), Mohawk College can provide SMEs and start-ups with access to 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing expertise.

Industry partners can use their VEBTA to work with Mohawk's Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre (AMRC), a state-of-the-art research and development lab in Hamilton, Ontario that offers expertise in metal 3D printing (Direct Metal Laser Sintering-DMLS) and plastic Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

As an applied research centre, the AMRC supports the research, development, education and innovation activities of companies, supporting and facilitating the transition from an initial idea or concept, and preparing a company for their next step of working with 3D print service bureau. The AMRC can work with companies in Aero-space and defense, medical and dental, and other manufacturing areas. It can also work with companies that require design and optimization support to help develop a prototype.

At the end of each VEBTA project, a company will have a prototype and/or design to secure future investment and/or move directly into mass production of their project.

The AMRC will work with 19 VEBTA companies over the next 8 months. In order to apply for an OCE voucher, please email Simon Coulson, manager of the AMRC at simon.coulson@mohawkcollege.ca.