$1.18M Awarded to BC Company from SD Tech Fund
Government Funding

$1.18M Awarded to BC Company from SD Tech Fund

A Vancouver, BC company has received $1,181,944 in Canadian government funding to develop and scale up production of advanced battery materials. Nano One Materials Corp. received cleantech funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC or SD Tech), for a project that will provide battery technology for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. This recent installment…

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology R&D Trends
Business Strategy

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology R&D Trends

While the transition to full autonomy will be gradual, technology developers and manufacturers need to be well ahead of consumer demand to push the technological readiness of autonomous vehicle systems. Constant research, development, and testing will help ensure that autonomous and connected vehicle technologies can be deployed once market and regulatory conditions support implementation. Having…

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

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
Government Funding

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
Government Funding

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…