Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Ecosystem
NGen’s members are the building blocks of Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster.
NGen membership is open
to any individual expert, company, or organization able to make a contribution to strengthening the capabilities of Canada’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem. Registration is free, but membership is a requirement in order to be eligible for NGen funding or to take advantage of NGen’s programs and services.
NGen added 1,387 new members. By the end of March 2021, NGen membership had grown to 3,334, including 2,372 companies and organizations and 982 individual experts. Among member companies and organizations, 2,097 or 92% were SMEs.
NGen’s membership is drawn from every province across Canada. While membership is concentrated in southern Ontario, 36% of NGen members are located outside the province. NGen also has 100 members that are based outside Canada.
The organizations within NGen’s
manufacturers, technology companies, colleges and universities, research centres, industry clusters and business networks, start-up accelerators and innovation centres, engineering and consulting services, private-sector investors and financial institutions, economic development organizations, as well as federal and provincial government agencies.