The Smart Grid Fund Ontario Small Business Grants

The Smart Grid Fund Ontario Small Business Grants

The Ontario Government has re-opened calls for applications for the Smart Grid Fund as of July 2013.  The fund was originally introduced in 2009.  $50 million had originally been slated to allocate to successful applicants through the Ontario business grants program, however to date less than a third of the fund’s total amount have been…

NSERC Engage – Small Business Grants for Research and Development

NSERC Engage – Small Business Grants for Research and Development

The National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)  is a key organization for promoting learning and innovation between students and universities with industry helping support Canada’s growth in innovation development.  Significant technological advancements have arisen from the post-secondary collaboration with  industry, and so NSERC has created several initiatives to help support their collaboration through a…

SD Tech Fund Clean Tech Application Deadline: April 17, 2013

SD Tech Fund Clean Tech Application Deadline: April 17, 2013

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. This Canadian government funding for clean technology program should be of great interest to those companies that are developing a clean technology project that is…

Canadian Government Funding: SDTC NextGen Biofuels Fund

Canadian Government Funding: SDTC NextGen Biofuels Fund

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technology aimed at solving issues related to climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians. Currently, these next generation technologies, which are resource intensive, are not…

Business Funding Grants for Clean Tech:  SD Tech Fund Call for Proposals

Business Funding Grants for Clean Tech: SD Tech Fund Call for Proposals

The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a well-established program known for its contribution toward developing technological solutions that address climate change as well as clean water, air, and land.   On behalf of the Federal government of Canada, SDTC finances & supports late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean technology through research and development funding….

Canadian Government Funding: Fed/NSERC Announce Nation-Wide R&D Program

Canadian Government Funding: Fed/NSERC Announce Nation-Wide R&D Program

  On Friday February 8th the Minister of State (Science and Technology) was in Montreal visiting McGill University where he announced the government’s support for 83 scientific teams at universities across Canada through research and development funding.  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Council (NSERC) is a federal agency that supports Canadian discoverers and innovators for…

Ontario Centres of Excellence – Discovery 13

The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will be holding another edition of their annual Discovery Event Series. OCE Discovery attracts some of Canada’s leading innovators from all industries for a two day networking conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. When: May 27-28, 2013 Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre – 255 Front St. W. –…

Technology Development Program: Government Funding for Research and Development

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) has designed a program to accelerate industry innovation and create new market opportunities for southern Ontario businesses. The Technology Development Program offers Canadian Government grants to attract investment and drive interest for new market-driven opportunities that would result in the development of new breakthrough technologies….

NOHFC Northern Energy Program: Funding for Renewable Energy

NOHFC Northern Energy Program: Funding for Renewable Energy

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is a strong supporter of businesses and non-profit organizations located in the northern regions of Ontario. As mentioned in one of our previous articles on the NOHFC Northern Energy Fund, the organization has developed several Ontario small business funding programs that support a wide variety of company initiatives,…

IESO Conservation Fund – Canadian Business Grants for Innovation and Conservation

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) provides consultation and funding for small business research and conservation projects that look to effectively reduce and manage demand for electricity.The IESO Conservation Fund is part of the organization’s overall commitment to helping Ontario reach its long-term targets for reductions in peak electricity and industrial energy demands. Canadian Funding for Small…