SAULT STE. MARIE INNOVATION CENTRE
99 FOSTER DR., LEVEL SIX
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON P6A 5X6

T: 705.942.7927 E: info@ssmic.com
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BECOME A CLIENT

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CLIENT INTAKE PROCESS

Step 1: 

  • Have a great idea!

  • Ensure that your business is incorporated in Canada (we can help!)

  • Fill out the SSMIC Client Pre-Intake form here

  • Be a technology or science based company, or a company using technology and science to develop and grow your business

  • Be located in the Algoma region

Step 2: 

  • A member from the SSMIC Business Development team will get in touch with you (5-10 business days – may take longer depending on number of intakes)

  • Schedule an ideal meeting date with your SSMIC contact to discuss grant options

    • After the meeting, if eligible you will receive the appropriate grant applications

    • Please complete the applications and send back for potential edits

Step 3: 

  • Project approval by SSMIC review committee (5-10 business days – may take longer depending on number of intakes)

  • If your application is approved – clients will be required to pay the mandatory administration fee associated with the grant to SSMIC:

    • BEAM - 25% + HST

    • IAP – 15% + HST

    • PSP – 10% + HST

    • SFAP – 15% + HST

Step 4: 

  • Once a project listed above has been completed:

    • The contractor/service provider will deliver an invoice to SSMIC

    • SSMIC will than pay the full amount on the behalf of the successful candidate