SD Tech Fund: $1M in for KSM Inc.’s Sustainable Fertilizer Production
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SD Tech Fund: $1M in for KSM Inc.’s Sustainable Fertilizer Production

KSM Inc., based out of Quebec, is aiming to enter the top ranks of the agriculture industry as a low-cost producer of SOP (sulfate of potash) and SOPM (sulfate of potash magnesia) fertilizers. This is being achieved by their innovative process of creating fertilizer from potassium chloride, sulfuric acid, and magnesium compounds extracted from abundant…

Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF): Funding for Cleantech
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Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF): Funding for Cleantech

Canada is the fifth-largest producer of natural gas and the sixth-largest producer of crude oil in the world, with widespread oil and natural gas reserves across the country. Canada is estimated to have almost 1,100 trillion cubic feet of natural gas potential, primarily due to technological advances in natural gas recovery. Being such a valuable…

109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants
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109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions, communities across Canada have recently received government support for green innovation, climate change resiliency, and infrastructure planning initiatives. These cleantech solutions are ensuring healthy and safe communities, creating jobs, and helping Canada meet its climate change goals. 109 community projects across Canada have received a combined total…

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Awards $15M in Funding
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Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Awards $15M in Funding

Canada’s forestry sector is a vital part of the Canadian economy and is crucial to the wellbeing of many communities that rely on it. Incorporating more advanced technology to drive environmental, community, and economic benefits is one of the government’s top priorities for the Canadian forestry industry. Innovations in wood processing can advance the development…

Clean Growth Program: $5M for Canadian Mining Industry Innovation
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Clean Growth Program: $5M for Canadian Mining Industry Innovation

Goldcorp is a senior gold producer focused on responsible mining practices with safe, low-cost production from a high-quality portfolio of mines. The company has developed a five-year growth strategy with the objective that by 2021, production will increase by 20%, reserves will grow by 20%, and all-in sustaining costs will reduce by 20%. Stemming from…

Crush It! Challenge: Cleantech Solutions for the Mining Industry
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Crush It! Challenge: Cleantech Solutions for the Mining Industry

Canada has had a long and successful history of sustainable mineral development. In 2017, Canada produced over 60 minerals and metals worth nearly $44 billion. The federal and provincial governments are committed to solving some of the country’s biggest challenges, striving for innovative solutions to environmental, economic, and social problems, including those in the Canadian…

SD Tech Fund Awards $12M for Clean Magnesium Production Technology
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SD Tech Fund Awards $12M for Clean Magnesium Production Technology

Canadian companies are continuing to develop innovative products and processes to solve environmental challenges. Quebec-based Alliance Magnesium is one of these innovative companies and has recently been awarded clean technology grants for their environmentally friendly mining project. The company has created a clean magnesium technology in efforts to position itself as an emerging global leader…

SD Tech Fund Awards $58.6M in Clean Technology Grants to 14 Companies
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SD Tech Fund Awards $58.6M in Clean Technology Grants to 14 Companies

The Government of Canada has awarded 14 innovative companies government funding for clean technology development projects. These cleantech projects will create jobs, provide solutions for a variety of environmental challenges, and help Canada meet its climate change goals. 14 Canadian companies have received a combined total of $58,600,000 in cleantech grants from the Sustainable Development…

NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k
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NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k

In 2016, the installed wind power in Canada was ~12,000 MW (6% of the electricity demand), with Ontario and Quebec generating the highest share. Energy created from the wind is shifting and irregular, making energy storage very important to not only maintain order, but also to address the geographical gap between energy supply and demand….

SD Tech Fund: Clean Technology Grants for Canadian Innovators
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SD Tech Fund: Clean Technology Grants for Canadian Innovators

Canadian clean technology developers often face difficulties when bringing new ideas and innovations to market. Limited access to capital and difficulty finding end-users that can offer input during the development process are two reasons why Canadian firms struggle to compete with global competition, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Resources are available to…