Grey County’s Sydenham Campus is getting an $845,000 funding boost from FedDev Ontario, which county officials say will help take the regional skills training, trades and innovation centre “to the next level.”
The funding will be used to create a maker space and device lab with 3D printers and prototyping equipment at the centre, located in the former Sydenham Community School in Owen Sound.
The technology will be used by small and medium-sized businesses looking to develop new skills, integrate new technologies and commercialize new products, according to those who spoke during a virtual funding announcement Monday.
The FedDev grant will also help the non-profit “business accelerator” Catapult Grey Bruce, housed at the Sydenham Campus, to offer more supports for local entrepreneurs.
“This is great news for the sustainability and growth…