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…

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology Development Timelines
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Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology Development Timelines

Few automotive trends require foresight into technology development, consumer preferences, and regulatory requirements like connected and autonomous vehicles. For C/AV technologies to reach mass market adoption, all three of these elements must align, with consumers and government regulators being confident in the technologies used. Without tested and proven high-quality systems, governments won’t let C/AVs on…

Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF): Up to $250k in Cleantech Funding
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Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF): Up to $250k in Cleantech Funding

Business owners across Canada want to do their part in the national effort to fight climate change, as a healthy and safe environment is required for a strong and fruitful economy. To ensure more SMEs have the resources to take action, the government of Canada is helping business owners invest in new equipment and retrofits…

Energy Innovation Program: Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada Funding
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Energy Innovation Program: Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada Funding

The Government of Canada’s vision for a low-carbon economy has created numerous opportunities for businesses across the country. One of these incentives is Natural Resource Canada’s (NRCan) Energy Innovation Program (EIP), which provides small business grants for clean technology research and development. This critical source of Canadian government funding helps companies bring their innovations to…

Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding
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Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions involving water, soil quality, and air while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, municipal governments across the country have recently received Canadian government funding. Fifteen innovative green projects have been awarded and will help bring long-term sustainability to communities from coast to coast. 15 initiatives taking place across Canada…

SD Tech Fund: $6M for Energy Efficient Membrane Separation Technology
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SD Tech Fund: $6M for Energy Efficient Membrane Separation Technology

Imtex Membranes, based in Mississauga, ON, is a cleantech company that serves the petrochemical industry by specializing in the separation of gases using advanced membrane separation technology. This technology is expected to deliver significant energy and emissions reductions in petrochemical operations, particularly vehicle tire production. Imtex Membranes has received cleantech funding to continue the development…

Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded
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Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded

In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and succeed in a low-carbon economy, the province of Alberta requires more clean technology developers to lead their ideas through to commercialization. To contribute to this endeavor, 11 Alberta cleantech projects have received government funding support. These chosen initiatives are expected to account for collective greenhouse gas…