Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Virtual Event
First Steps in Automation Virtual Event – Watch On-Demand!
February 15, 2023 at 1:00pm ET

Funding your automation journey

Speaker Sara Hipson, Director of Client Services at Mentor Works, a Ryan Company

The cost of implementing automation is a crucial step in the journey. However, manufacturers need not take on this burden completely on their own. There are several options to apply for funds from external sources, including the government. Experts will share details on what funds to apply for and how to apply for them.

Sara Hipson
In her role as Director, Client Services, at Mentor Works, a Ryan Company, Sara acts as a dynamic strategic funding advisor dedicated to supporting Canadian businesses. Primarily focused within the high tech and manufacturing sectors, Sara connects partners and clients with funding and resources to help move forward innovative and strategic projects. Concentrated on economic development and business optimization, Sara leverages government strategic priorities and business best practices, to best advise clients on approach when entering the funding and incentives landscape. Sara, who holds a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto, studying environmental sciences and forest conservation, has a keen interest in projects that support sustainable business models and clean technology.

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