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$155.4M in government funding flowed to the cleantech sector in May and June

Canadian businesses and organizations in the cleantech sector secured $155.4M in government grants, contributions and incentives from federal and provincial programs in May and June 2018. Can your business benefit?


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Canadian businesses and organizations in the cleantech sector secured $155.4M in government grants, contributions and incentives from federal and provincial programs in May and June 2018, according to new data from Fundingportal, a leading funding services and solutions provider.

Top Recipients Include:

  • MEG Energy Corp. in Calgary, AB receives $10M from the ERA Oil Sands Innovation Challenge to develop solutions that reduce GHG emissions associated with bitumen production (Source). The company also received $10M from the SD Tech Fund (Source).
  • D-Wave Systems Inc. in Burnaby, BC secures $10M from the SD Tech Fund to develop energy-efficient quantum computing systems (Source).
  • The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation receives $10M from the provincial government to develop a nuclear research cluster (Source).

Are These Funds Right for Your Business?

  • Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is no longer accepting applications under the Oil Sands Innovation Challenge, but is expected to issue a new challenge focused on biotechnology, electricity and sustainable transportation this year.
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada‚Äôs (SDTC) SD Tech Fund supports Canadian SMEs in developing and demonstrating clean technology solutions. This program provides non-repayable contributions that typically cover up to 33% of eligible project costs.

Learn more about how your business can secure government funding at ca.fundingportal.com


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