Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) supports advances in clean technology which are directed at finding innovative solutions to sustainability issues that affect the Canadian economy and the health of Canadians. SDTC supports Canadian businesses through a variety of initiatives including the SD Tech Fund Canadian business grants program. Since 2002, the SD Tech Fund has allocated over half a billion dollars to over 200 projects nationwide.
SD Tech Canadian Business Grants Call for Proposals Timeline
The SD Tech Fund business grants Canada program is now accepting applications from August 28, 2013 until October 16, 2013. The SD Tech Application Process is quite extensive and this call for applications is the first of four stages. Companies interested in applying for the fund are recommended to contact a Canadian government funding expert in order to start the process in time to meet the deadline.
SD Tech Fund Canadian Small Business Grants Eligibility
The SD Tech Fund government small business grants program aims to provide funding to projects that will deliver environmental and economic benefits to Canadians. This end will be achieved by focusing on providing financial support through Canadian business grants research and development funding to companies looking to demonstrate new technology in the areas of:
- Clean water
- Clean air
- Climate change
- Clean land
Eligible projects should focus on the development and demonstration of ground-breaking technologies which address issues of air, soil, and/or water quality, as well as issues associated with climate change. In order to be eligible for Canadian government funding the project must take place in Canada.
Project Costs Covered by SD Tech Fund Canadian Government Grants
Eligible project costs are not retroactive and include:
- Raw materials
- Professional services
- Capital items with no residual value beyond the project
- Depreciation of capital
- Feasibility studies
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