Industry 4.0 audit: Successful digital transformation of your business

Amount: non-refundable contribution that covers 50% of eligible expenses of maximum aid rate and cumulation of government assistance up to a maximum of $ 20,000 for the duration of the program.

The Industry 4.0 Audit program main goal is to encourage as many Quebec companies as possible to undertake the digital shift by carrying out a diagnostic and a digital plan, followed by a structured process aimed at selecting solutions and planning the management of change in link with prioritized digital projects.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Businesses from all sectors of activity are eligible, including cooperatives and social economy businesses.
  • The company wishing to apply for this program must have previously completed:
    • strategic planning defining its mission, vision and strategic and operational orientations;
    • DNA Self-Diagnosis 4.0.

Eligible Projects

  • Part 1 – Carrying out a diagnosis and a digital plan
  • Part 2 – Implementation plan (selection of solutions and planning of change management in connection with prioritized digital projects)

Amount

Financial assistance takes the form of a non-refundable contribution.

Program componentMaximum aid rateCumulation of government assistanceMaximum amount of aid

Part 1 – Carrying out a diagnosis and a digital plan

50% of eligible expenses50% of eligible expenses$ 20,000 for the duration of the program

Component 2 – Implementation plan (selection of solutions and planning of change management in connection with prioritized digital projects)

50% of eligible expenses50% of eligible expenses$ 10,000 for the duration of the program

For the realization of each component of the Industry 4.0 Audit program, financial assistance is granted once for the entire duration of the program.

Deadline

Part 1: the period for carrying out the Industry 4.0 Audit cannot exceed six months from the date of its authorization until the submission of the diagnostic report and the digital plan.

Part 2  : the period for carrying out the process linked to the selection of solutions and the planning of change management in connection with the priority projects of the digital plan cannot exceed six months from the date of its authorization until filing of the related report.