IMEC Cyber-Safe Incentive Program for manufacturers

The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is offering a program to assist manufacturers with cybersecurity costs.

Through IMEC’s incentive program, eligible manufacturers “may be awarded up to $25,000 to reimburse documented expenditures of contractual services, infrastructure costs (software/hardware), and other approved costs directly related to cybersecurity implementation and monitoring. Approximately 50 awards will be made in this pilot program. Award amounts will be no more than 50% of the company’s documented expenditures. A cyber assessment must be completed to qualify and applications must be submitted prior to March 31st 2024. Expenses incurred between July 2023 and March 31st 2024 are eligible under this program.”

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