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…

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…

Ignite Pitch Competition: Support for Ontario Energy Innovation
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Ignite Pitch Competition: Support for Ontario Energy Innovation

Partner with OPG in the 2018 Ignite Competition Ontario is known as a leader in low-carbon electricity generation. Investments in clean technologies have long been a goal for Ontario’s electrical system, which has benefited Ontarians and businesses alike. Adopting innovative, clean technologies today helps shift towards a more sustainable grid and enables Ontario to benefit…

Energy Innovation Program Awards $2.2M In Clean Technology Grants
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Energy Innovation Program Awards $2.2M In Clean Technology Grants

Canada continues to transition and evolve to support a low-carbon future and reduce pollution. One of the industries making changes is the Canadian oil and gas sector. Recently, two Alberta businesses received federal government funding for projects to reduce methane emissions and help Canada achieve long term climate goals. Clearstone Engineering Ltd. and Patro Research…

GreenON Agriculture: CleanTech Grants for Food Producers
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GreenON Agriculture: CleanTech Grants for Food Producers

To become more productive and environmentally sustainable, food producers must invest in new, innovative technologies. Although it can be expensive to integrate new equipment and/or processes, these types of projects can drive long-term economic benefits while minimizing negative environmental impacts. Fortunately, government incentives such as the GreenON Agriculture program can help food producers offset the cost of…

Canadian Automotive Industry Grants: Automotive Innovation Fund
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Canadian Automotive Industry Grants: Automotive Innovation Fund

The Canadian automotive industry is enjoying a surge in vehicle sales so far in 2016. Compared to March 2015, the market grew by 9.3% and saw over 175,000 light vehicles being sold last month. These types of increases are expected to remain, or even grow, further into 2016 as Canadian consumers continue to receive reduced…

How to Qualify for the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP)
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How to Qualify for the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP)

As part of the Government of Canada’s 2015 Economic Action Plan, the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP) provides Canadian government funding to businesses demonstrating and prototyping innovative automotive products or processes. Through this business funding opportunity, more Canadian businesses will be able to contribute clean, sustainable, and energy efficient technologies to a market that is…

Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Grants Ontario for Agricultural Processors
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Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Grants Ontario for Agricultural Processors

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Ontario government funding program was created to support food processors, producers, and organizations/collaborations across the province. These Ontario government grants seek to encourage innovation, tackle key industry issues, increase market access, and grow the profits of Ontario food…