SDTC TargetGHG Collaborative Technology Development Program: Cleantech Grants

SDTC TargetGHG Collaborative Technology Development Program: Cleantech Grants

The Province of Ontario is positioning itself to be a leader in the development of clean technologies, commonly referred to as “cleantech”. Funds generated from the Ontario provincial cap and trade program will be reinvested into ‘green economy’ businesses, or those exploring new ways to reduce carbon emissions. This is a contributing factor in the…

SD Tech Fund Research and Development Funding

SD Tech Fund Research and Development Funding

The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is known for supporting sustainable initiatives across the country through resources and small business funding grants, such as a program called the SD Tech Fund. This Canadian government funding for research and development program opened earlier this month and helps fill the apparent gap between applied research and product…

Federal Budget 2016: A Shift in Government Funding Priorities

Federal Budget 2016: A Shift in Government Funding Priorities

As previously explored by a fellow Mentor Works team member, Alex Barlow, the Liberal Government presented their first budget, and with it has come significant reflection on the election campaign and the direction this government will take the country. Throughout the campaign and early days of his government, Prime Minister Trudeau made it clear that…

Canada Declining in Market Share for Global Cleantech Industry

Canada Declining in Market Share for Global Cleantech Industry

The global clean technology (cleantech) industry continues to grow annually and is currently valued at over $1 trillion CAD. Canadian exports contribute over one percent of this total market. Of the cleantech companies established within Canada, the number who export has risen dramatically by 17% in the last two years alone. Still, the country’s market…

CHAR Technologies Receives $750k in SD Natural Gas Grant Funding Win

CHAR Technologies Receives $750k in SD Natural Gas Grant Funding Win

In the first-ever investment of the SD Natural Gas Fund, Cambridge, Ontario-based CHAR Technologies Inc. will receive $750,000 in Canadian government grant funding. As part of SDTC, (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) the SD Natural Gas Fund supports the development and demonstration of new downstream natural gas technology. CHAR Technologies Inc. will use the Canadian government…

Call for Proposals: SD Tech Fund Grants from the Canadian Government

Call for Proposals: SD Tech Fund Grants from the Canadian Government

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for-profit organization that aims to find and help fund clean and sustainable technology solutions that benefit the Canadian economy as well as the health and well-being of Canada’s citizens. “Cleantech ensures the economic viability and environmental responsibility of Canada’s major sectors, including natural resources and manufacturing. This creates…

FAQs: NextGen BioFuels Fund for CleanTech

FAQs: NextGen BioFuels Fund for CleanTech

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for profit organization that provides funding opportunities for projects that create environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions. One such initiative provided by SDTC is NextGen BioFuels, a funding program to support the development and advancement of new alternative fuel technologies. What types of projects are eligible for funding from…

How to Qualify for NextGen BioFuels Fund Canadian Grants for CleanTech

How to Qualify for NextGen BioFuels Fund Canadian Grants for CleanTech

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a Canadian not-for-profit organization that supports and administers funding for the development of innovative projects that protect the environment or are more environmentally friendly than currently available technology. The NextGen BioFuels fund focuses on the development of new and innovative large demonstration-scale facilities for the production of next-generation renewable fuels. SDTC Canadian…

SD Natural Gas Fund – Canadian Government Grants for CleanTech

SD Natural Gas Fund – Canadian Government Grants for CleanTech

Well over half of Canada’s population rely on natural gas for power and heat in homes, apartments, buildings, businesses, hospitals and schools. With this in mind, the Canadian Federal Government, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and the Canadian Gas Association announced the impending creation of a new Canadian government grant funding program to support the…