Industrial Research Assistance Program – $250K for BC Solar Tech Firm
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Industrial Research Assistance Program – $250K for BC Solar Tech Firm

North Vancouver company Aurora Solar Technologies (Aurora) has secured an R&D grant from the National Research Council (NRC). NRC funding will allow Aurora to improve its production process and secure new patents. Aurora develops and delivers inline process measurement, analysis, and control systems for solar cell manufacturers, and is a major contributor to the growing…

Low Carbon Economy Challenge: Up to $250k in Cleantech Grants
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Low Carbon Economy Challenge: Up to $250k in Cleantech Grants

Canada’s Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF) was launched in March 2018 with up to $500 million to support projects that implement specific activities/technologies that have previously demonstrated effectiveness in reducing GHG emissions. Provided through the Low Carbon Economy Fund, the Low Carbon Economy Challenge funds projects that generate environmentally friendly growth and greenhouse gas reduction….

Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants
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Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants

Canadian business owners in the agriculture industry are a key driver of the country’s economy. As Canada continues to transition to cleaner and more sustainable practices and technology, it’s important for the agri-sector to join in these contributions. Clean technology allows agricultural producers and processors to undertake resourceful uses of energy and the production of…

Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding
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Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding

UPDATE: The Green Freight Assessment Phase is now closed and not accepting applications. The deadline was November 1, 2019, OR until funds had been depleted. The Implementation Phase is still open. Heavy-duty vehicles account for some of Canada’s highest transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. While there is a lot of discussion about increasing the number of…

Up to $3M via the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program
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Up to $3M via the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program

The Government of Canada has heightened the importance of decreasing its national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the transportation sector – and is seeking an increased adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) to help Canada transition to a low-carbon economy. To address these initiatives, there are a multitude of government funding programs available for businesses to…

Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI): Up to 50%/$50k in Funding
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Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI): Up to 50%/$50k in Funding

UPDATE: This program is closed and not accepting applications. This page will be updated once a new deadline is announced. The electrification of vehicles has come a long way, with more and more Canadians and global automotive customers shifting their mindset away from internal combustion engines (ICEs). As more consumers are beginning to understand the…

Charging the Future Challenge: Up to $1M for Innovative Battery Technology
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Charging the Future Challenge: Up to $1M for Innovative Battery Technology

Canada is continuing to adopt more clean technologies, batteries included. The battery industry has grown worldwide, particularly in the clean tech sector for electric vehicles and renewable energy. Allowing for more innovative businesses to produce and commercialize batteries is an important step forward for Canada, as the industry is valued at $23 billion. There is…