COVID-19: How Your Business Can Help
Alberta Bits & Pieces Program
The program is named after the “bits and pieces program” established by Canada’s Minister of Munitions and Supply during the Second World War, C. D. Howe. The program coordinated innovative production and procurement efforts from across the Canadian economy to support the war effort.
If there is a requirement for your product or service, you will be contacted by a representative of the Government of Alberta.
- The Government of Canada would like to hear from businesses and manufacturers who can assist in meeting the needs for medical supplies. The Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19 directly supports businesses to rapidly scale up production or re-tool their manufacturing lines to develop products that will help in the fight against COVID-19.
- Help Canada Combat Coronavirus Submission Form
- For any questions/requests/applications for medical devices, including test kits, please email:
- For any questions/requests/applications for other health products, including hand sanitizer, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For questions and offers on retooling, please email: email@example.com
- The National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program will build on its existing relationships with thousands of Canada’s most innovative small and medium-sized businesses to pose challenges to the marketplace for innovative solutions to fight COVID-19. The most promising solutions will be selected for procurement, working with Innovative Solutions Canada.
- Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) announced $50 million in Supercluster funding to support companies as they rapidly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by building a Canadian supply of essential equipment, products, and therapeutics. Please visit the NGen website for more information.