$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?
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’s (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