Connecticut has established the MIF to support the growth, innovation, and progress of the advanced manufacturing sector. This funding is administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) to provide grants and support an array of initiatives.

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Cumulative dollars invested in the MIF
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Additional investment by private/third party for every $1 in MIF funding
Manufacturing Innovation Fund programs focus on emerging needs of the state’s small– to medium-sized manufacturers, targeting barriers to business health and growth: workforce training, purchasing capital equipment, adopting cybersecurity standards, strengthening the state’s supply chain, etc.

For a list of the most current programs, information, applications, and the partners that power those initiatives.

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