Canadian Energy Research Exhibit – Enercom 2012

Enercom Canada is holding their 13th annual energy research and exhibition conference at the Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto next month. The event will likely attract some of the leading experts and visionaries within the energy sector. The topic of this event will involve a discussion of the potential directions for future of energy…

Canadian Expo for Manufacturers – FABTECH Canada

North America’s largest metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing event is coming to Toronto, Ontario next month. FABTECH Canada will be holding an innovation and network connection expo for those who are interested in the latest information on industry standards, new products, and the most innovative technologies that would apply to various Canadian sectors. The event…

York Tech Alliance Seminar – SmartGrid Informational Session

The York Tech Alliance has an upcoming breakfast seminar in regards to Ontario’s implementation of SmartGrid technologies for power distribution and regulation. The event will host guest speakers from PowerStream to discuss their Government Funded development of the “Smarter Grid”, and how it would promise to meet the needs of the businesses and consumers in…

R&D Conference – EDCO Interactive Symposium

The Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) will be holding a conference at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto on January 31st, 2012. This year’s conference will be an interactive symposium that is meant to prepare entrepreneurs and their employees to research, innovate, and develop solutions that will have positive impacts on their businesses…

UOIT Expands Capacity for Research and Development Collaboration

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) has recently completed their Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC). The new building will provide the university with the learning environment and tools required for expansion upon their research and development efforts into alternative energy sources. UOIT is a new and innovative university located in…

Commercializing Cleantech Event for Green Innovators

For those of our followers who are interested in the clean technology and innovation movement, The Canadian Institute will be holding another Cleantech conference in Toronto during January 2012. This conference will be held as an interactive workshop to display the effective strategies required to innovate, develop, market, and implement new green technologies and products…

Research and Development Funding – NSERC Engage Grant

Research and Development Funding – NSERC Engage Grant

The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) provides government funding for research and development through the promotion of their NSERC Engage Program.The Canadian government provides funds up to $25,000 for 6 months of research and development that is to be carried out by a Canadian University. NSERC Engage grants are intended to…

New Building Construction Program – Benefits to Energy Efficiency

If you are located within the Enbridge Gas Distribution area and intending to build for commercial, institutional or multi-unit residential occupancy, by following Part 3 of the Ontario Building 2006 – then you may qualify for NBCP savings. The program helps offset the costs of designing more energy-efficient buildings through incentives of $0.10/m3 of annual…

Applying for ecoENERGY’s Clean Energy R&D Grant

The ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative is a new program and in the Budget 2011, the Next Phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan, they received $97 million for a thorough suite of R&D and demostrating projects. The focus of the program is to encourage the production of technology that uses energy in a more clean and efficient…