Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s SD Tech Fund has awarded $41.8M to 10 Canadian companies towards innovative clean technology projects.
We’re highlighting some of the clean tech projects that have received Canadian government funding over the past year and a half.
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
Thirty-eight organizations in BC have collectively received $27M in funding from the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia (FESBC). Awarded projects will increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned as waste. Instead, the fibre will be transformed into heat energy, electricity, and pulp products (such
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
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
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
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
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
The Government of Canada and the Province of Quebec have recently awarded clean technology grants to Fortress Global Enterprises, a Vancouver company making biomass-based products. The funding will directly support construction of a xylitol demonstration plant for Fortress Global Enterprises’ dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec to test an innovative