Government Funding

BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding

The federal government is providing up to $7M to subsidize research into biomasses—plant or animal material used for energy production. The funding will support BioMass Canada (BMC), a research cluster focused on improving technologies for processing agricultural biomass, including waste materials, as a basis for renewable energy.

Funding will come from

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R&D for Cannabis Beer Receives $45K in NSERC & OCE Grants

Province Brands of Canada, the company that is developing the world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will collaborate with the University of Western Ontario to research innovative yeasts. Financial support for the project will come from a $45,000 research grant from Ontario Centre of Excellence’s (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity

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$1.18M Awarded to BC Company from SD Tech Fund

A Vancouver, BC company has received $1,181,944 in Canadian government funding to develop and scale up production of advanced battery materials. Nano One Materials Corp. received cleantech funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC or SD Tech), for a project that will provide battery technology for electric vehicles and renewable

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