IoT strategy for the SME manufacturer

Canadian Metal Working Article: March 16, 2020
Consumers have enthusiastically embraced the internet of things (IoT) and digital technology. GPS apps on mobile phones, fitness apps on smartwatches, and intelligent thermostats are becoming ubiquitous. While we rapidly adopted these technologies in our personal lives, the shop floor has been left far behind.
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Mohawk researcher reflects on a year of IoT innovation

Mohawk College News Desk: June 26,2020
Dr. Hassan’s commitment to educating students extends beyond Mohawk; as the educational advisor for of the IoT Quick Start Program, developed by MTechHub and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), his expertise is being used to offering students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in the IoT space.
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ICTC (Information and Communication Technology Council) and Canadian Colleges

Utilize Co-op Students for the MTechHub IoT Quick Start Program

  • Companies utilize a trained Post Secondary Co-op Student to implement the IoT solution.
  • The IoT training for the student is provided.
  • The Co-op student’s wages are funded 50% to 70% by ICTC.
  • Co-op Students can be from any Canadian College. 
  • More information is available here MTech Quick Start and to learn more please contact Kevin Lenko at

CME: Technology Assessment Program

Investing in new productive assets and technology is critical to keep manufacturers competitive. Over 40% of manufacturers identify uncertain return on investment as the main reason why they are not investing in new technology. CME’s Technology Asessment Program helps companies understand what technologies are best suited for their needs and provides greater certainty on their investments.

The Technology Assessment Program connects SME’s manufacturers in southern Ontario manufacturers with qualified experts to get customized technology assessments (up to $25,000 in reimbursable funds).
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