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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….

Canadian Communities Receive $12.1M in Climate Change Grants

Canadian Communities Receive $12.1M in Climate Change Grants

As climate changes are continuing to occur throughout many regions of Canada, municipalities are developing and implementing innovative green solutions. This is to ensure communities are safe, healthy, and sustainable places for residents to live. To expand these efforts for environmentally friendly solutions, communities across Canada have recently received government support for climate change resiliency,…

$17.4M in Canadian Government Funding Awarded for Xylitol Production

$17.4M in Canadian Government Funding Awarded for Xylitol Production

The Government of Canada and the Province of Quebec have recently awarded clean technology grants to Fortress Global Enterprises, a Vancouver company making biomass-based products. The funding will directly support construction of a xylitol demonstration plant for Fortress Global Enterprises’ dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec to test an innovative process for making xylitol. A…

Atlantic Canada Receives $2.8M in Climate Change Grants Through MCIP

Atlantic Canada Receives $2.8M in Climate Change Grants Through MCIP

Shifts in weather patterns are continuing to occur throughout many regions of Canada, and municipalities need to be prepared to deal with the fluctuations. Saint John, New Brunswick and the County of Annapolis, Nova Scotia have recently received federal government funding for cleantech projects to increase their resilience against climate change. The funding will allow…

Oil Sands Innovation Challenge Awards $71M in GHG Technology Grants

Oil Sands Innovation Challenge Awards $71M in GHG Technology Grants

Nine oil sands producers in Alberta, Canada have been awarded with Alberta government funding. The companies chosen to receive cleantech grants had projects dedicated to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) at a competitive cost using advanced innovative technology. In turn, these projects will be help increase the global competitiveness of Alberta’s oil sands industry. Emissions Reduction…