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$1.18M Awarded to BC Company from SD Tech Fund

$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 energy storage. This recent installment…

Forest Enhancement Society of BC – $27M for Environmental Projects

Forest Enhancement Society of BC – $27M for Environmental Projects

Thirty-eight organizations in BC have collectively received $27M in funding from the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia (FESBC). Awarded projects will increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned as waste. Instead, the fibre will be transformed into heat energy, electricity, and pulp products (such as paper). Individual FESBC grant…

Strategic Innovation Fund: Rockport Networks Awarded $12M

Strategic Innovation Fund: Rockport Networks Awarded $12M

An Ontario-based technology company, Rockport Networks, has received funding from the federal government to develop Networking at the Edge (NATE). The $49.9M project will create software-enabled network systems for data storage, making these systems more energy efficient, as well as faster and more secure. Rockport Networks, located in Ottawa and founded in 2012, specializes in…

Export Trade Shows for Canadian Businesses in 2020

Export Trade Shows for Canadian Businesses in 2020

Does your business plan to exhibit at international trade shows this year? Trade shows provide an opportunity to grow your business in new markets and drive higher global revenues. They diversify your client base and can serve as a launching point for sustained international success. Yet, for many businesses, researching international trade shows can be…

Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding

Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions involving water, soil quality, and air while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, municipal governments across the country have recently received Canadian government funding. Fifteen innovative green projects have been awarded and will help bring long-term sustainability to communities from coast to coast. 15 initiatives taking place across Canada…

Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded

Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded

In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and succeed in a low-carbon economy, the province of Alberta requires more clean technology developers to lead their ideas through to commercialization. To contribute to this endeavor, 11 Alberta cleantech projects have received government funding support. These chosen initiatives are expected to account for collective greenhouse gas…

Sky’s the Limit Challenge: Win up to $5M for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Sky’s the Limit Challenge: Win up to $5M for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Canada is actively transitioning to a low-carbon economy, and accelerating the accessibility and affordability of sustainable aviation fuel is an important factor in this mission. While other methods of transportation are moving to alternate energy sources sources (e.g. electric vehicles), aircrafts still require liquid fuels. The aviation industry has a goal of carbon neutral growth…

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Awards $15M in Funding

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Awards $15M in Funding

Canada’s forestry sector is a vital part of the Canadian economy and is crucial to the wellbeing of many communities that rely on it. Incorporating more advanced technology to drive environmental, community, and economic benefits is one of the government’s top priorities for the Canadian forestry industry. Innovations in wood processing can advance the development…

NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k

NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k

In 2016, the installed wind power in Canada was ~12,000 MW (6% of the electricity demand), with Ontario and Quebec generating the highest share. Energy created from the wind is shifting and irregular, making energy storage very important to not only maintain order, but also to address the geographical gap between energy supply and demand….