Tag: Canada

Solarvest signs agreements with two unnamed EU production facilities

Solarvest signs agreements with two unnamed EU production facilities

September 15, 2014 |

In Canada, Solarvest BioEnergy has signed agreements with two unamed EU contract production facilities. These facilities will implement Solarvest’s proprietary production process and algae strains to produce high value Omega-3′s to Solarvest’s specifications. The first facility has commenced production of high-DHA product samples that will be suitable for formulation and testing by prospective customers in […]

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Harper Government invests in Canada’s bioproducts sector

Harper Government invests in Canada’s bioproducts sector

September 15, 2014 |

In Canada, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Mike Wallace announced an investment of $7 million to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada for a first-of-its-kind national bioproducts cluster. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientists will work with industry partners on adding value to the agriculture sector and responding to global demand for environmentally-friendly bioproducts. This will […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada receives $7m from federal AgriInnovation program

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada receives $7m from federal AgriInnovation program

September 15, 2014 |

In Canada, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) will receive CAD$7 million from the federal government to support its BioProducts Agriculture Science Cluster. Bioindustrial Innovation Canada is Canada’s leading catalyst for the development and commercialization of innovative bioindustrial technologies and sustainable chemistry from agriculture and forestry biomass. BIC is funded through the federal CECR program and the […]

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Sustainable Development Technology Canada accepting applications for Tech Fund and Natural Gas Fund grants

Sustainable Development Technology Canada accepting applications for Tech Fund and Natural Gas Fund grants

September 1, 2014 |

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada is accepting applications for grants from their SD Tech Fund and Natural Gas Fund through October 15, 2014. The Tech Fund supports technologies focused on responsible resource development, next generation transportation, resource and energy efficiency, clean energy, agriculture, and northern and remote communities. The Natural Gas Fund coshes on […]

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Manitoba expands biomass applied research grant funding to $1 million

Manitoba expands biomass applied research grant funding to $1 million

August 25, 2014 |

In Canada, the Manitoba government has expanded funding for its Biomass Energy Support Program an additional $500,000, with total grant funding now at $1 million for applied research projects. The new funding will be directed to projects that address gaps or identify opportunities for business and technology development in the biomass sector. Applications  for research […]

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Western Canada gets its first E85 gas station

Western Canada gets its first E85 gas station

August 11, 2014 |

In Canada, Arcade Station, Western Canada’s only gas station selling E85 Ethanol fuel, has opened in Vancouver. “Vancouver is home to a large and proud group of car enthusiasts who have, or are interested in, converting their vehicles to FlexFuel for the performance and environmental benefits,” says Amir Nazary, Vice President of Engineering for Arcade […]

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Canada’s SDTC accepting Statements of Interest for future grant round

Canada’s SDTC accepting Statements of Interest for future grant round

August 3, 2014 |

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada announced that it is accepting Statements of Interest from August 27th to October 15th, 2014. SDTC invests in late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean technologies by Canadian companies in a range of innovative solutions across all industries. These technologies increase efficiency and productivity while addressing climate change, clean […]

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Altranex to present bio-lubricants, fuels at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

Altranex to present bio-lubricants, fuels at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

July 28, 2014 |

In Canada, Altranex Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Defense Energy Technology Challenge program as a part of the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, to be held at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai’i, September 15-17, 2014. As one of only eighteen DETC Finalists, Altranex will be presenting its bio-lubricants, […]

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Altranex Corporation to receive cost-share of $200,000 from Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program

Altranex Corporation to receive cost-share of $200,000 from Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program

July 21, 2014 |

In Canada, Altranex Corporation has entered into a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The agreement shares the cost for Altranex to scale-up the production of Altranex’s Altra-HF shipping fuel and other products. The NRC-IRAP financial support is up to $200,000. The company produces bio-lubricants and commercial […]

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Enerkem to embark on $8.5 million R&D for rural power production

Enerkem to embark on $8.5 million R&D for rural power production

July 15, 2014 |

In Canada, Enerkem is set to spend the next three years and $6 million, in addition to $1 million from the Quebec government and another $1.5 million from the federal government, to demonstrate its MSW processing technology to fuel power plants in remote areas. The expectation is that the fuel could be much cheaper than […]

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