Ottawa’s Sciemetric Instruments is among 11 Canadian companies located in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia to receive investment from the $41 million Federal Government Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF). Sciemetric will receive roughly $3 million, as part of the fund’s plan to create or maintain 2,600 jobs in Canada’s automotive sector, by supporting technological advancements that will make vehicles safer and more fuel-efficient.
The announcement was made on January 17th, 2018 by Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
Sciemetric has a 25-year history working with automotive OEMs and suppliers in North America and abroad to increase their yields, improve quality and optimize manufacturing processes.
The Sciemetric team pioneered signature analysis for in-process defect detection in manufacturing in the early 1990s with a top North American automaker. This expertise today extends into data management and analytics technologies that equip automakers to compete in the Manufacturing 4.0 world and achieve new benchmarks for vehicle safety, reliability and efficiency.
Stratford Managers’ Dave Randall, VP, Growth and Strategy and Stiletto’s Laura O’Blenis, President and CEO, led the process through the development of the strategy and proposal to apply for the SIF under the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP).
Stratford Managers also works with Sciemetric to provide Virtual Intellectual Property Management (VIPM).
For more information, read the original media release from Sciemetric.