Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing is a key component to Canada’s economy representing 10% of GDP as of 2017. To advance the industry, development of skills, knowledge and technology is essential. These developments also present many complex challenges going forward. Participate in the Manufacturing Futur{e}Challenge to discuss some of the challenges you’re experiencing and be part of the network that supports identifying some of the best solutions these challenges and make a difference in the manufacturing industry.

Why Get Involved

We know that disruptive technologies have the potential to change the types of skills that employers want and need. During this workshop series industry participants can share what they are experiencing, as well as looking to the horizon for how to address the growing skills gap.

STUDENTS

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Over $750,000 in awesome prizes & incentives to take your idea to market

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Build your portfolio & discover digital career pathways

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Create social impact

POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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Empower students to become innovative problem solvers

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Create remote work-integrated learning experience

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Connect students with employers

BUSINESSES

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Engage employees to identify challenges and opportunities

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Discover new talent

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Gain visibility to new industry innovations

Explore Industry Futur{e} Challenge Verticals

Manufacturing & Cybersecurity

Manufacturing & Smart Cities

Manufacturing & Artificial Intelligence

Assessment Process

Step 1

Initial Assessment & Semi Final Selection

Step 2

Selection of Finalists

Step 3

Selection of Winners

Step 4

Competition Winners carry out Idea

Prize Pool

Prepr

10 Summer Internship placements provided by Prepr

AWS

$25,000 in AWS credits**

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$5,000 in business support from AWS**

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$5,000 in AWS credits for ALL project teams**

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$300 in Linux course credits to ALL winning teams

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$1,000 in Learn Lab Kits from Prepr

**dependent on company eligibility and net of other AWS Activate credits previously received

Partners

The Linux Foundation and Prepr
Magnet and Prepr
Polytechnics Canada and Prepr
Outcome Campus Connect and Prepr

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