Tag: SDTC

SDTC radically simplifies Canadian grant applications to benefit entrepreneurs

SDTC radically simplifies Canadian grant applications to benefit entrepreneurs

July 24, 2016 |

In Canada, Leah Lawrence, CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada said that the organization will be discontinuing regularly scheduled calls for applications in favor of a continuous intake model—applicants will now be able to submit their initial request for funding at any time via www.sdtc.ca. Additionally, SDTC has revamped the funding application process, introducing a […]

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Canada’s budget pitches for clean tech and emissions reductions in transport and energy

Canada’s budget pitches for clean tech and emissions reductions in transport and energy

March 23, 2016 |

In Canada, the proposed national budget provides C$50 million over four years to Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to support the development of clean technologies; C$82.5 million over two years to NRC to bring clean technologies closer to commercialization; and C$2.9 billion over five years to address climate change and air pollution issues, including taking […]

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Comet Biorefining picks up $10.9M SDTC Grant for low-cost, non-food, bio-based sugars project

Comet Biorefining picks up $10.9M SDTC Grant for low-cost, non-food, bio-based sugars project

March 8, 2016 |

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada awarded Comet Biorefining a CA$10.9 million grant for the construction of its first-of-a-kind advanced bio-based chemicals plant. Located in Sarnia, Ontario, the plant will use proprietary conversion technology to transform corn stover, an agricultural residue, into high-purity dextrose sugar. What does Comet make, and why is that important? Bottom […]

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Canada announces $40 million grant round for climate change, sustainable technologies

Canada announces $40 million grant round for climate change, sustainable technologies

February 28, 2016 |

In Canada, the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) are offering up to $40 million to Canadian innovators producing energy efficiency and conservation; carbon dioxide utilization, methane reduction, or cleaner energy production and usage projects. SDTC remarks, “CCEMC and SDTC have had great success together funding these types […]

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Sustainable Development Technology Canada issues call for funding applications

Sustainable Development Technology Canada issues call for funding applications

August 30, 2015 |

In Canada, the SD Tech Fund and the SD Natural Gas Fund are now open for applications through October 14, 2015. On behalf of the Government of Canada, SDTC helps bring Canadian clean technologies closer to market, readying them for growth and export markets. The SDTC portfolio is currently comprised of 269 clean technology projects […]

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SDTC, MaRS Discovery District to launch high-potential Canadian companies

SDTC, MaRS Discovery District to launch high-potential Canadian companies

May 10, 2015 |

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and MaRS Discovery District have partnered to launch and grow high-potential clean technology companies in Canada. SDTC’s funding and support to companies complements MaRS Discovery District’s skills development. “As a world leader in entrepreneurial skills development and venture services programming, MaRS is a natural partner for SDTC. We […]

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SDTC Looking for Canada’s Next Cleantech Innovators

SDTC Looking for Canada’s Next Cleantech Innovators

April 6, 2015 |

Sustainable Development Technology Canada will be accepting Statement of Interest (SOI) applications between February 18 and April 15, 2015. SDTC’s SD Tech Fund and SD Natural Gas Fund provide co-funding support for selected Canadian pre-commercial demonstration projects to de-risk innovative clean technologies, carried out by a consortium of project partners who are well positioned to […]

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Steeper Energy receives $3m grant from Canadian government

Steeper Energy receives $3m grant from Canadian government

March 9, 2015 |

In Canada, Steeper Energy has received a $3m grant from the Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) office. This funding is to be used for the development of an Industrial Scale Pilot Plant to commercialize its proprietary hydrofaction biomass-to-liquids technology platform. The SDTC funds will assist in the completion of Steeper Energy’s 100 barrel per day […]

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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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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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