Connecticut manufacturing is renowned for its innovation, quality, and value.

To help keep pace with state-of-the art product development and manufacturing technology, the Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program provides companies with access to capital to help them obtain new equipment and the expertise they need to become more efficient, productive, and competitive.

Here’s how it works:

  • Eligible companies can apply for vouchers up to $50,000 for the purchase of specialized equipment and expertise that will help improve operations, including marketing, LEAN, compliance, and other technical needs.
  • Participating companies must pay half of the cost.

A program of the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund, the voucher program is a partnership of the state Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc (CCAT).

Learn more and apply online at