Canadian Manufacturers Urged to Join Innovation Challenge Contest July 25, 2013 RICCentre Are You Up For A Challenge? Enter THE INNOVATION CHALLENGE Contest! Why? To improve manufacturing productivity To gain a competitive edge To become more innovative and grow your business How? Complete the questionnaire to be entered in the contest for a chance to win. Application submission due date is December 31st, 2013 If your company’s project is chosen as the winning submission for THE INNOVATION CHALLENGE, your team will work with the teams from THE INNOVATION CHALLENGE sponsor companies to jointly analyze your needs and devise innovative solutions to improve your productivity. The goal of the contest is to take an existing production run with a track record of production data and dramatically improve your productivity, using innovative ideas and technology. The Canadian company with the winning submission will receive thousands of dollars worth of engineering, technical and purchasing assistance. *Confidentiality agreements will be respected. Data analysis and interpretation will be provided by the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). Results of The Innovation Challenge will be published in Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine (respecting the need to protect competitive information). Enter your Submission Application submission due date is December 31st, 2013 For further information about entering your business in the Innovation Challenge, contact Mary Scianna.