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109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants

109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions, communities across Canada have recently received government support for green innovation, climate change resiliency, and infrastructure planning initiatives. These cleantech solutions are ensuring healthy and safe communities, creating jobs, and helping Canada meet its climate change goals. 109 community projects across Canada have received a combined total…

Crush It! Challenge: Cleantech Solutions for the Mining Industry

Crush It! Challenge: Cleantech Solutions for the Mining Industry

Canada has had a long and successful history of sustainable mineral development. In 2017, Canada produced over 60 minerals and metals worth nearly $44 billion. The federal and provincial governments are committed to solving some of the country’s biggest challenges, striving for innovative solutions to environmental, economic, and social problems, including those in the Canadian…

GreenON Agriculture: CleanTech Grants for Food Producers

GreenON Agriculture: CleanTech Grants for Food Producers

To become more productive and environmentally sustainable, food producers must invest in new, innovative technologies. Although it can be expensive to integrate new equipment and/or processes, these types of projects can drive long-term economic benefits while minimizing negative environmental impacts. Fortunately, government incentives such as the GreenON Agriculture program can help food producers offset the cost of…

Clean Technology Demonstration Program: Cleantech Grants Ontario

Clean Technology Demonstration Program: Cleantech Grants Ontario

Environmental and business sustainability may seem like two very different and disconnected topics. Until recently, it’s been possible for businesses to ignore environmental sustainability in favour of traditional production methods that were more cost-effective. But with so many new technologies emerging that are environmentally sustainable and deliver superior results, companies must shift their mindsets and…

Western Diversification Program: 8 CleanTech Projects Awarded $3.5M

Western Diversification Program: 8 CleanTech Projects Awarded $3.5M

Eight Alberta-based non-profits and industry associations have recently been awarded government grants to enhance the clean technology sector. Government funding will enable the organizations to develop new technologies, establish startup working space, and better market technology-based solutions to potential purchasers. Through the Western Diversification Program, a total of $3,485,406 will be divided among successful applicants….

Low Carbon Innovation Fund: CleanTech Grants Ontario

Low Carbon Innovation Fund: CleanTech Grants Ontario

Please Note: The Low Carbon Innovation Fund is closed and will not accept further applications. Please browse other research and innovation funding programs. The Province of Ontario is a leader in the development of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission policies and government funding programs. Its unique focus on maintaining and even lessening environmental degradation goes beyond the…

SD Tech Fund Awards Cleantech Grants to 3 Ontario Businesses

SD Tech Fund Awards Cleantech Grants to 3 Ontario Businesses

To further promote the use of clean technologies, the Government of Canada is providing nearly $8 million in funding to support three Ontario-based companies. The investment will help each company accelerate the development of their clean energy technologies. Canadian government funding will provided through Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s SD Tech Fund, which supports the development…

Ontario Solutions 2030 Challenge – CleanTech Development Funding

Ontario Solutions 2030 Challenge – CleanTech Development Funding

Climate change is one of the most significant global challenges humankind has ever faced. To overcome it, a variety of solutions will need to be implemented across the world. Clean technologies (cleantech) comprise the most promising solutions so far; as technologies are developed and deployed, carbon emissions decrease and the effects of climate change lessens….

SD Tech Fund Awards $2.5M in Solar Cleantech Grants

SD Tech Fund Awards $2.5M in Solar Cleantech Grants

In March 2016, QD Solar Inc. was awarded $2.5 million in Canadian government grants to help commercialize its latest clean technology development project. This investment has helped enhance and accelerate the market readiness of the company’s new solar photovoltaic technologies. This contribution was provided by the SD Tech Fund, which supports development and demonstration of…

$1.8M CleanTech Project Reduces Transportation-Based Carbon Emissions

$1.8M CleanTech Project Reduces Transportation-Based Carbon Emissions

Canada’s transportation sector has a significant impact on climate change. In fact, reports suggest that transportation currently accounts for 1/4 of all Canadian greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Because of this, the Government of Canada has accelerated the development of electric vehicle (EV) charging station network, spanning from coast-to-coast. The network will support increased range for…