SD Tech Fund Helps Commercialize Your Clean Technology

The Government of Canada has introduced a number of initiatives to help fight climate change. However, some are having a negative impact on businesses’ bottom lines, such as the recently introduced peak energy hours in an effort to reduce energy usage. But don’t worry; it’s mostly good news for businesses. The Government of Canada is…

NextGen Biofuels Fund Supports Renewable Fuel R&D

Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest countries in terms of natural resources. Industry Canada, in an effort to preserve these natural resources and promote sustainability, is providing Canadian businesses with funding support to help commercialize next generation renewable fuels and co-product technologies. Who is it for? The NextGen Biofuels Fund is for any Canadian…

GreenCentre Canada is Fuelling Companies’ Green Innovation

Companies that are planning chemistry-driven green projects and want $50,000-$150,000 in non-repayable funding support, read on. The GreenCentre Canada has received $1.5 million from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation to encourage small- and medium-sized chemical companies to conduct research and development projects related to green innovation. The program was introduced to address a…

Intersolar 2011 Germany Showcases Leading Ontario Companies

If you are an Ontario company in the photovoltaic sector, look forward to next month’s Intersolar 2011. The annual solar event in Munich, Germany plays host to the smartest minds in the global solar technology and photovoltaic sector. The event is currently accepting Ontario companies in these sectors to showcase their product offerings and innovations….

Toronto Event Brings Together Clean Tech Innovators

Hosted in collaboration with Sustainable Development Technology Canada and Cleantech Group, the SDTC Cleantech Focus Canada event aims to emphasize the importance of clean technology development to Canada. As the second largest country in the world, Canada holds a large portion of the world’s natural resources. Innovative minds are actively developing new technologies to harness…

7 Funding Mechanisms to Assist Energy Projects

Please Note: Many of the programs listed in this article have closed since the blog’s original posting. To explore Canadian government funding programs currently available, please browse our small business funding directory. Operations managers of energy companies are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs and maximize operational efficiencies within their companies. The following seven…