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Dedicated help for clean technology projects

The Clean Growth Hub is a free service by the Government of Canada. We work with clean technology producers and adopters to help find federal programs and services to advance clean tech projects.

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Get advice from our team of experts from across government who can help you find and understand what programs and services may be right for you. Whether you're in the early stages of research, conducting technology demonstration or growing your business and exporting, the Clean Growth Hub can point you to the support that fits your needs.

The Federal ecosystem of support for clean technology infographic shows and describes the innovation stages and federal supports available to Canadian clean technology developers and adopters.

To connect with us about your clean tech project, please complete our service request form.


Funding opportunities

Here are some of the current programs and initiatives that support clean technology projects:

Open opportunities

Research, development and demonstration
Research, development and demonstration
Program/Initiative
Description
Status

Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program: Research and Innovation Stream

Support for pre-market innovation in the agriculture and agri-food sector, including research, development, demonstration and commercialization activities, to develop transformative clean technologies and enable the expansion of current technologies, in 3 priority areas:

  • green energy and energy efficiency
  • precision agriculture
  • bioeconomy

Support is available in the form of repayable and non-repayable contributions.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until all funding has been allocated.

Emissions Reduction Fund

This fund provides primarily repayable funding to eligible onshore and offshore oil and gas firms to support their investments to reduce GHG emissions by adopting greener technologies.

Eligible onshore oil and gas companies can apply to the onshore stream via the Emissions Reduction Fund website.

Eligible offshore oil and gas companies can apply to the offshore stream via the Emissions Reduction Fund website.

Onshore stream:
The 2nd general call for proposals closed on April 6, 2021. There is an optional 3rd call for proposals that may be launched if Program is not fully subscribed.

Offshore stream:
The general call for proposals closed on January 31, 2021; however, the Offshore Deployment Program will continue to accept and consider new applications until all program funding has been allocated.

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) - Clean Tech Fund The SDTC Clean Tech Fund supports the development and demonstration of pre-commercial clean technologies (renewed with $400 million over five years in Budget 2017). Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.
Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) - Net Zero Accelerator SIF's new Net Zero Accelerator fund will rapidly expedite decarbonization projects with large emitters, scale-up clean technology and accelerate Canada's industrial transformation across all sectors. Targeted environmental questions on SIF's Statement of Interest (SOI) will be used to formulate a preliminary assessment. If you are interested, please send an email to ic.sifadmission-fsiadmission.ic@canada.ca and the SOI package will automatically be emailed to you.
Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP) is an investment of $50.3 million over five years to help facilitate the sector's ability to address emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities. The CASPP focuses on four priority areas: adoption of new technology; environmental sustainability; strategic development and capacity building; and, emerging issues. Now accepting applications from:
  • non-profit organizations and associations
  • co-operatives
  • marketing boards
  • Indigenous groups

Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis. Projects must have end dates on or before March 31, 2024.

Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI) The Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI) provides financial support to Indigenous-led economic development projects in Canada's forest sector. The funding aims to increase Indigenous participation in forestry-related opportunities, businesses, careers and governance.

Applications are accepted throughout the year, with submissions reviewed periodically, subject to the availability of funds.

Applications received by July 7, 2021, 23:59 PDT will be reviewed at the next evaluation session, scheduled for August 2021.

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) The Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program facilitates the adoption of transformative technologies, products, and processes by bridging the gap between development and commercialization.

Capital Investment projects: Deadline for project proposals: July 22, 2021, 17:00 EDT.

Studies projects: Applications are accepted on a continuous basis until all funds have been allocated.
Food Waste Reduction Challenge: Novel Technologies The Challenge's novel technology streams (Streams C and D) are now open for concept applications. Up to $6.5 million in prize funding will be awarded to innovators with novel technologies that can extend the life of food or transform food that would otherwise be lost or wasted. Accepting applications for Challenge Streams C and D until August 31, 2021.
Growing your clean technology company
Growing your clean technology company
Program/Initiative
Description
Status
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Making available both new equity and debt financing to help promising clean technology firms grow and invest in assets, inventory, talent and market expansion. Contact BDC's Cleantech Practice to talk about investment possibilities.
Export Development Canada (EDC) Specialized project finance to help advance high-impact clean technology projects in Canada and abroad. Contact EDC to discuss your project.
Exporting your technology
Exporting your technology
Program/Initiative
Description
Status
International Business Development Strategy for Clean Technology Since 2017, the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has been delivering an International Business Development Strategy to help Canadian clean technology firms become world leaders and capitalize on growing global market opportunities. Contact the Clean Technology Team.
Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) Helps Canadian clean tech exporters gain access to foreign procurement markets through a government to government contracting approach. Contact the Clean Technology Team.
Export Development Canada (EDC) Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, they provide trade knowledge, financial solutions, equity, insurance, and connections to grow businesses. Contact EDC to discuss your project.
Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA)

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) initiative is a global business development program that supports Canadian companies in key global hubs in clean tech, information and communications technologies (ICT), and life sciences. Current CTA opportunities to expand into international markets:

CTA Hong Kong PropTech

  • Hong Kong is the world's most expensive real-estate market and property technology (PropTech) is an up-and-coming industry with exciting opportunities for Canadian companies to grow their technologies.

Mexico and Spain Smart Cities CTA

  • Cities in Mexico and Spain are on the look out for smart technologies. Both markets will need to adapt to the new realities and integrate technologies aimed at helping cities and the tourism sector emerge from the pandemic.

Southeast Asia cleantech – CTA

  • The region of Southeast Asia is looking to maximize resource efficiency, improve access to necessities such as water and energy, incorporate climate change resilience in infrastructure, and more. This development program will help companies access growth opportunities in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Application deadlines:

  • CTA Hong Kong: applications accepted on a rolling basis
  • Mexico and Spain Smart Cities CTA: July 16, 2021
  • Southeast Asia cleantech CTA: August 31, 2021
Adoption of market-ready technologies
Adoption of market-ready technologies
Program/Initiative
Description
Status

Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program: Adoption Stream

Support for the purchase and installation of commercially available clean technologies and processes in the agriculture and agri-food sector, with priority given to those that show evidence of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and other environmental co-benefits. Priority areas include:

  • green energy and energy efficiency
  • precision agriculture
  • bioeconomy solutions

Support is available in the form of non-repayable contributions.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until all funding has been allocated.

The Northern Responsible Energy Approach for Community Heat and Electricity (REACHE) program The Northern REACHE program provides $10.7 million over two years (starting in 2016-2017), and $53.5 million over ten years (starting in 2018-2019) for reducing Northern communities' reliance on diesel for heating and electricity by increasing the use of local renewable energy sources and energy efficiency. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.
Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) The ZEVIP provides funding for electric vehicle charging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure.
The Program expects to launch multiple requests for proposals each year focusing on one or several infrastructure streams at a time. The current Request for Proposals (RFP) focuses on public places, on-street, multi-unit residential buildings, workplaces and light-duty vehicle fleets.
The RFP focusing on public places, on-street, multi-unit residential buildings, workplaces and light-duty vehicle fleets will be open until June 22, 2021, 23:59 (EST).
Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) Program

The GICB Program aims to build more community buildings and improve existing ones — in particular in areas with populations experiencing higher needs — while also making the buildings more energy efficient, lower carbon, more resilient, and higher performing.

Municipal and regional governments, public sector bodies, not-for-profit organizations, provincial and territorial governments, and Indigenous applicants may apply for funding for eligible projects.

Small and medium projects: Applications for small and medium retrofit projects to existing community buildings under $3 million will be accepted on a continuous basis and funded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Large projects: Applications for large retrofit projects to existing community buildings or new community building projects from $3 million to $25 million will be accepted through a competitive intake process until July 6, 2021, 23:59 PDT.

Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program (SREPs) SREPs is providing $964 million in direct financial over four years support to eligible renewable energy and grid modernization projects during their construction phase. Project registrations and applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until SREPs funds have been fully committed.
General innovation measures
General innovation measures
Program/Initiative
Description
Status
Strategic Innovation Fund

Provides financial support to projects that will improve Canada's innovation performance while providing economic, innovation and public benefits to Canadians.

Stream 1: Encourage R&D that will accelerate technology transfer and commercialization of innovative products, processes and services;

Stream 2: Facilitate the growth and expansion of firms in Canada;

Stream 3: Attract and retain large scale investments to Canada; and

Stream 5: Support large-scale, national innovation ecosystems through high impact collaborations across Canada.

Open for applications on a continuous basis.
Alliance grants

Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors.

Alliance grants support R&D projects of varying scale and complexity that aim to address challenges in natural science and engineering.

Grant awards range from $20,000 to $1 million per year.

Open for applications on a continuous basis.

Closed opportunities

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Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF)

The new Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) will invest $206 million over five years to support Canadian-made projects that help to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Action and Awareness Fund is designed to support projects that can create middle class jobs for Canadians who work in science and technology, academia and at the grassroots community level.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for Advancing Climate Change Science and Technology Research will fund up to $59M for projects that will strengthen Canada's science capacity to understand, identify, accelerate, and evaluate actions towards achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

This RFP is open to universities and other academic institutions; not-for-profit non-government organizations (e.g., environmental community groups); and Indigenous organizations.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program

Assists industry-driven adoption or adaptation of market-ready clean technologies, processes and/or sustainable practices in the operation of aquaculture facilities, wild capture harvesting and seafood processing to improve environmental performance.

All available funding for 2020-21 has now been allocated.

Agricultural Clean Technology Program

The Program is a $25-million, three-year investment (2018 — 2021), which supports clean technology activities across the innovation continuum through investments in, and promotion of precision agriculture and agri-based bioproducts.

Support is available in the form of non-repayable contributions.

Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada (BESC)

(Under the Energy Innovation Program)

BESC, an investment of up to $30 million, is a public–private initiative aimed at accelerating the development of clean energy technologies in the electricity, transportation, buildings and manufacturing sectors with the potential for substantial pollution reductions globally.
Clean Growth in the Natural Resources Program

Clean technology research, development and demonstration projects in Canada's energy, mining and forest sectors ($155 million over four years).

Funding allocated to projects that receive support from provinces and territories.

Clean Technology Challenges
(under Innovative Solutions Canada)

Through the Innovative Solutions Canada Challenge Stream, the Government of Canada invites small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to propose innovations that address specific government challenges. In Phase 1, successful applicants may receive up to $150,000 to develop a proof of concept. If accepted into Phase 2, SMEs could receive an additional $1 million to develop a working prototype.

View closed challenges, including clean tech ones.

Energy Efficient Buildings Research, Development and Demonstration This program supports the development and implementation of building codes for existing buildings and new net-zero energy-ready buildings through RD&D initiatives.

Food Waste Reduction Challenge

Up to $10.8 million will be awarded to innovators with an innovative way of "doing business" (that is, a new business model) that can prevent or divert food waste at any point from farm-to-plate. Challenge Streams A and B are now closed for concept applications.

Green Infrastructure programs National programs are investing more than $800 million in the demonstration and deployment of green infrastructure. Of this amount, approximately $481 million available for deployment projects across four streams: smart grids, renewables, reduction of diesel use in rural and remote communities, and electric vehicle infrastructure.
Impact Canada Initiative The Women in Cleantech Challenge offers six women an opportunity to develop their idea into a marketable cleantech solution and compete for a $1 million prize.

The Sky's the Limit Challenge stimulates the development of sustainable aviation fuel supply chains so that the Canadian aviation industry can further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and lower the flying public's environmental footprint. The Challenge consists of two competitions open to a range of innovators:

  • The Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition provides $2 million a piece for four teams who develop the most innovative solutions, which, in turn, will support their next endeavour: an 18-month competition to produce the most economical and environmentally sustainable aviation fuel and win the $5-million grand prize.

The Power Forward Challenge awards six teams up to $3 million to demonstrate solutions that can best integrate diverse energy resources into the existing grid in the most flexible, reliable and secure way. The team with the highest-performing technology will be awarded an additional $1 million. Each team must include both Canadian and British innovators.
The Crush It! Challenge provides $10 million to support a breakthrough innovative process to crush and grind, or otherwise liberate valuable minerals from extracted rock.
The Generating New Opportunities: Indigenous Off-diesel Initiative provides $20 million to support remote Indigenous communities move away from using diesel by developing cleaner community-led energy projects.

The Hull Efficiency Design Challenge provides up to $740,000 to support the development of an innovative hull that maximizes energy efficiency, lowers operational costs and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.


The Charging the Future Challenge provides $4.5 million to accelerate the most promising Canadian battery innovations from lab to market.

Industrial Energy Management program Financial assistance is available to help fund industrial facility energy management projects. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) will provide financial assistance of up to 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $40,000 per facility. This financial assistance can be combined with other funding sources.
Innovation Superclusters Initiative

Strategic investment of nearly $1 billion to strengthen up to five of Canada's most promising clusters. This is a cooperative effort where private sector, academic institutions, not for profits and others come together to energize economies and create stable, well-paying jobs.

Innovative Solutions Canada

The Testing Stream Open calls for innovative prototypes aims to procure, test and evaluate innovative late stage pre-commercial prototypes to address a variety of priorities within the Government of Canada.

Project funding of up to $550k to test a standard (non-military) innovation, or up to $1.15M to test a military innovation.

ISO 50001 Financial Assistance Program To help implement ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems in commercial and institutional buildings in 2021-22, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) provides financial assistance up to 60% of eligible costs for for-profit organizations and up to 75% of eligible costs for not-for-profit organizations to a maximum of $40,000 per facility. The maximum contribution to an organization or group of affiliates is $200,000 per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).
Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF)

Funding to support Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change commitments related to buildings, the industrial sector, agriculture and forestry and other priorities. The LCEF supports market-ready technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Leadership Fund ($1.4 billion) was open to provinces and territories.

The Low Carbon Economy Challenge was broken into two streams: Champions stream ($450 million) and Partnerships stream ($50 million).

Zero Plastic Waste Initiative

The Zero Plastic Waste Initiative aims to effect change across the plastics lifecycle to increase waste collection, improve value recovery, and prevent and remove plastic pollution. It supports projects that use innovative approaches leading to measurable, positive impacts to reduce plastic waste and pollution in Canada.

Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative This Initiative provided support to projects that aimed to increase awareness of ZEVs, and public charging and refueling infrastructure, through education and capacity-building activities to ultimately support a greater adoption of ZEVs by Canadians.
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) – Business Scale-up and Productivity Program (BSP) BSP supports high-growth businesses that are scaling up and producing innovative goods, services or technologies. It offers interest free repayable funding to incorporated businesses.
Clean Transportation System — Research and Development Program This program funds projects to help reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in the aviation, marine and rail sectors.
US Climatetech CTA

The Canadian Technology Accelerator for climatetech will help you find venture investors and customers for your solution in the four largest climatetech markets in the U.S.: New York, San Francisco, Boston and Denver. Program dates: June 1 to October 29, 2021.

Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) 2021 Science & Technology (S&T) Challenges

Challenge 2: Tech ready and enabled for disasters

CSSP's call for proposals (CFP) for its 2021 S&T Challenge 2 (Tech ready and enabled for disasters challenge) seeks proposals for projects that will develop, demonstrate or pilot specific technologies from across the physical, social and information sciences to mitigate vulnerabilities and contribute to concrete preparedness for high-impact, low-frequency events.

Clean Technology Data Strategy

The Government is taking action to improve collection and reporting activities related to clean technology in Canada. Learn about the Clean Technology Data Strategy.

Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Assessment Tool

The TRL scale is used to measure a technology's maturity. Knowing your technology's TRL is important because many clean tech programs target their funding to projects at specific stages of development. Use the Hub's TRL Assessment Tool to help you assess your innovation's maturity

The 50 – 30 Challenge: Your Diversity Advantage

The 50 – 30 Challenge is an initiative for Canadian organizations to increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within the workplace. It is voluntary and aims to:

Request for proposals (RFP) for a What Works Toolkit: The successful applicant will be responsible for building a toolkit of resources to support 50 – 30 Challenge participants in meeting their diversity objectives. The What Works Toolkit will be publicly available in 2022 to encourage the development and adoption of diversity and inclusion strategies by all Canadian businesses and organizations.

Call for applications for the 50 – 30 Challenge Ecosystem Fund: The Fund will provide funding to successful organizations, known as Ecosystem partners, to help 50 – 30 Challenge participants meet the diversity and inclusion goals. Ecosystem partners will be awarded a three year, non-repayable contribution agreement with a minimum value of $3M and a maximum value of $10M.

What's new

Programs and services

Agricultural Clean Technology Program

The new $165.7-million Agricultural Clean Technology Program is now open to applicants. The program provides farmers and agri-businesses with access to funding to help develop and adopt the latest clean technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and enhance their competitiveness.

Funding for National Research Council (NRC) internships for graduate and post-graduate students

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Mitacs are investing $2.5 million over five years, to support 250 graduate and post-graduate student internships through the NRC's collaborative research and development programs. These programs connect NRC researchers and facilities with collaborators from industry, academia and governments to generate technological breakthroughs to a wide range of social and technological challenges facing Canadians. The funding will give graduate and post-graduate students the opportunity to accelerate their research careers while working on projects that address key Canadian priorities.

Public consultation on Canada's Investment Tax Credit for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS)

In Budget 2021, the government proposed the introduction of an investment tax credit for capital invested in CCUS projects with the goal of reducing emissions by at least 15 megatonnes of CO2 annually. The federal government intends for the new investment tax credit be available for a broad range of CCUS applications across different industrial subsectors (e.g. concrete, plastics, fuels), including blue hydrogen projects and direct air capture projects, to the extent that captured CO2 is not used in enhanced oil recovery projects. The government is seeking input from all industrial subsectors, recognizing that various subsectors face different challenges in adopting CCUS.

This consultation seeks input from stakeholders on the design of the investment tax credit for CCUS, including the rate of the incentive, to achieve the government's goal. The government is also requesting information about potential CCUS project proposals from industrial subsectors that could contribute to the government's goal of reducing emissions by at least 15 megatonnes of CO2 annually.

Input is invited from stakeholders including environmental groups, advocacy groups, and industry (including all industrial subsectors, such as direct air capture, power generation, fertilizer, cement, refining, and oil sands). Interested tax practitioners and members of the public are also welcome to provide input.

Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) Matchmaking Platform

CRIN has launched a new web page to help connect technology developers with industry producer partners, funders/investors and others.

  • Technology developers are invited to submit project summaries and the type of support sought (for example, an industry partnership for field testing).
  • Oil and gas producers, funders/investors, and others are invited to view available projects on the web page and connect with innovators directly.
  • Find out more about CRIN`s Matchmaking Platform

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund is accepting applications from Black business owners and entrepreneurs. The Fund, which is a component of the Black Entrepreneurship Program, is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations and financial institutions. The Fund seeks to address the specific systemic barriers these business owners have too often faced when seeking financing. It will provide loans of up to $250,000 to support Black business owners and entrepreneurs across Canada and lay the foundation for future success and long-term change.

First Things First

First Things First is Innovation Canada’s newest resource for businesses. It is structured like a blog, and through a series of articles, covers a range of topics including government funding, loans, tax credits, wage subsidies and more.

Food Waste Reduction Challenge: Novel Technologies

To help spark new ideas and engage diverse perspectives, the Government of Canada launched the $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge in November 2020, calling for innovators to deliver game-changing solutions to this long-standing and complex issue.

The Challenge's novel technology streams (Streams C and D) are now open for concept applications. Up to $6.5 million in prize funding will be awarded to innovators with novel technologies that can extend the life of food or transform food that would otherwise be lost or wasted.

Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT)

Natural Resources Canada has launched the next call for proposals for the IFIT — Capital Investment projects, to support transformational projects by forest sector firms to diversify into new product streams and ensure industry competitiveness.

Community Buildings Retrofit (CBR) Initiative

The CBR initiative is delivered through Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) Green Municipalities Fund and funded by the Government of Canada. The CBR initiative supports local governments and not-for-profit organizations in retrofitting public buildings to improve energy performance, lower operating and maintenance costs, and transition to cleaner energy solutions over time.

Digital Oil and Gas Technology Competition

The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) Digital Oil and Gas Technology Competition asks innovators from across the country to identify breakthrough digital technology solutions that address environmental and economic challenges in in the production of hydrocarbons from source to end use, including but not limited to, in the following focus areas: environmental monitoring, operational excellence and efficiency, capital project execution, and health and safety. Successful applicants could receive up to $1 million. MaRS is administering this technology competition on behalf of CRIN.

Global Bid Opportunity Finder

Leveraging its government procurement expertise, the Canadian Commercial Corporation has developed a web application to help Canadian businesses bid on opportunities from around the world!

This free, web-based application is exclusive to Canadian companies and allows organizations to search, evaluate and action opportunities from a single window.

Events

Virtual event: World Hydrogen Technology Convention and Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Event 2021 (WHTC fcell+HFC 2021)

WHTC f-cell+HFC 2021 is a hydrogen and fuel cell event that joins the worlds of innovative technology with international markets. The convention offers scientific and market-oriented activities, including plenaries, seminars, technical sessions, poster and oral presentations, and virtual technical and industry tours of the Montréal region. The event expects to host 600 attendees, including a large number of firms in the business of sustainable technologies and products in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector.

Upcoming webinar: Navigating Support for Black Entrepreneurs

Join Innovation Canada and a panel of experts who will discuss Black entrepreneurship in Canada, the Black Entrepreneurship Program and other funding supports available to Canadian Black entrepreneurs.

  • Date: June 22, 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 EDT
  • Please note: This session will be conducted largely in English but material and resources will be made available in both official languages and participants are encouraged to ask questions in the official language of their choice.
  • Register for the Navigating Support for Black Entrepreneurs webinar

Upcoming webinar: Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy and Commercialisation

Developing IP strategy will help you strategically grow your business and maximize the value of your IP. This seminar, offered by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and Invest Ottawa, will outline what to consider when developing your IP strategy in order to help you extract value from your IP, protect your business from competitors, gain a competitive advantage, or take your business abroad.

Upcoming webinar: Federal Procurement: How to do business with the Government of Canada – Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

Learn how to do business with the Government of Canada through this upcoming virtual event, offered by the Atlantic Canadian Women in Growth Partnership and the Public Services and Procurement Canada's Office of Small and Medium Enterprises. The Government of Canada purchases over $20 billion of goods and services each year. This session will provide you with key information about how to sell your goods and services to the Government of Canada.

Upcoming webinar: Indigenous business and intellectual property: Ensuring the Indigenous economy's continued competitiveness and growth

Join the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), and Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) to hear about the results of the most recent intellectual property (IP) survey of Indigenous businesses, the various Indigenous IP programs available and to learn about the possible routes for protecting traditional knowledge (TK) and traditional cultural expressions (TCEs) through IP. The event will also feature a panel discussion with successful Indigenous entrepreneurs sharing their stories about how they leverage their IP to grow their business.

Upcoming webinar: Federal Procurement: How to do business with the Government of Canada – How to bid on opportunities with the Government of Canada

Learn how to do business with the Government of Canada through this upcoming virtual event, offered by the Atlantic Canadian Women in Growth Partnership and delivered by the Public Services and Procurement Canada's Office of Small and Medium Enterprises. This session will provide you with a detailed overview of the federal bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities.

Course: (IAAC) Impact Assessment Training Sessions

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) provides free training to inform the public about impact assessment in Canada, and to assist the federal government and others in meeting their obligations under the Impact Assessment Act (IAA).

News releases

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June 17, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency in Truro Plant
June 16, 2021 Minister Bibeau announces program open to applicants to help farmers and agri-businesses develop and adopt clean technologies
June 16, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency at Copol International's North Sydney Plant
June 15, 2021 Canada Invests to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Network at Campuses in Waterloo
June 15, 2021 Government of Canada makes major investment in Canadian science, research and engineering
June 11, 2021 Minister Wilkinson congratulates Environment and Climate Change Canada on 50 years of environmental protection
June 9, 2021 Government collaboration supporting the future of Alberta's clean hydrogen sector  
June 8, 2021 The Government of Canada and Mitacs announce $2.5M in funding for student internships to drive innovation
June 8, 2021 New investment in electric buses to create jobs and cut pollution
June 7, 2021 Government of Canada launches two initiatives in support of the 50 – 30 Challenge
June 7, 2021 Department of Finance launches consultations on investment tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage
News archives
June 4, 2021 Canada Invests in Clean Energy Research for Atlantic Provinces
June 4, 2021 Helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce emissions and enhance competitiveness
June 4, 2021 Marking World Environment Day, Canada invests up to $55 million in 58 local climate action projects
June 3, 2021 Canada Invests in Hydrogen Fueling Station for Commercial Fleet in Alberta
June 3, 2021 Canada Invests in Improving Energy Efficiency in Canadian Aluminum Sector
June 3, 2021 Minister Bibeau and Parliamentary Secretary Ellis launch federal consultations on the Next Agricultural Policy Framework
June 3, 2021 Minister Mona Fortier to announce funding for community-based climate action initiatives across Canada
June 2, 2021 Canada Invests Over $960-Million in Renewable Energy and Grid Modernization Projects
May 31, 2021 Government of Canada funds 117 innovative projects across Canada to advance groundbreaking research
May 31, 2021 Government of Canada and Cement Association of Canada announce partnership to advance global leadership in low-carbon concrete production
May 27, 2021 Government of Canada Invests in Energy-Efficient Homes
May 27, 2021 Government of Canada supports cleantech innovation and jobs growth across the country
May 25, 2021 Minister Bibeau launches second half of $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge
May 20, 2021 National Research Council of Canada announces funding support for Canada-UK collaboration projects focussed on sustainable agriculture
May 17, 2021 Canada Investing $10 million to Create Jobs for New Energy Advisors
May 17, 2021 Canada Announces New Energy and Emissions Database
May 14, 2021 Canada Invests in a Greener Ottawa
May 13, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy-Efficient Buildings in New Brunswick
May 13, 2021 Reducing Diesel Dependency in Isolated Labrador Communities
May 12, 2021 TriNav Marine Design Inc. captures Hull Design Efficiency Challenge prize
May 12, 2021 Call for Proposals for Innovative Forest Sector Technologies
May 7, 2021 Twenty-four innovators advance to Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals
May 7, 2021 Government of Canada Announces New German–Canadian Materials Acceleration Centre
May 6, 2021 New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Saanich
May 6, 2021 Canada Supports International Standards for Marine Renewable Energy
May 6, 2021 Canada Invests in Greening New Brunswick Transport Companies
May 5, 2021 SDTC provides $3M in partnership funding with SIIT to create Indigenous Innovation Accelerator
May 5, 2021 Canada Invests in Next-Generation EV Charging Networks in B.C.
May 5, 2021 Canada and PRNL Announce Project Recipients of ERF Offshore RD&D Funding
May 5, 2021 Funding Available for Canada's Indigenous Forest Sector
May 5, 2021 Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles in Quebec
May 5, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency Project for Regional Hospital in Nova Scotia
May 5, 2021 New EV Fast Charger Available in North Vancouver

May 4, 2021

SDTC Seed Fund Expands Investments and Celebrates a Year of Success

May 4, 2021 Government of Canada continues to support Kivalliq hydro-fibre link
April 30, 2021 Residents in three Labrador communities to benefit from green and recreation infrastructure investments
April 29, 2021 Minister Joly highlights new BC-focused Regional Development Agency investment announced in Budget 2021
April 27, 2021 Minister Ng highlights Budget 2021 investments in clean technology
April 23, 2021 Minister of Transport proposes noise requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles to protect vulnerable road users
April 23, 2021 Canada Joins U.S. in Establishing Net-Zero Producers Forum
April 22, 2021 Prime Minister Trudeau announces increased climate ambition
April 22, 2021 The Governments of Canada and the United States Announce Greening Government Initiative
April 22, 2021 Minister Vandal highlights clean energy investments in Budget 2021
April 22, 2021 Minister Bibeau and Minister Carr join Prairie farmers to discuss on-farm climate action investments in Budget 2021
April 22, 2021 Government of Canada highlights Budget 2021 investments to create a healthy environment for a healthy economy
April 19, 2021 Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience
April 16, 2021 Canada Invests in Nine Community-Led Indigenous Clean Energy Projects Across British Columbia
April 16, 2021 Canada Invests in Reducing Emissions for Quebec Trucking Company
April 16, 2021 Noventa Energy Partners using innovative technology to cut pollution at Toronto Western Hospital
April 16, 2021 More than 60 New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Ontario and Quebec
April 15, 2021 Government of Canada invests in reducing plastic waste and supporting the transition of a circular economy for plastics
April 15, 2021 Canada Invests in Clean Mining Technology
April 15, 2021 Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles With Mobile App
April 15, 2021 FedDev Ontario supports clean manufacturing growth in Kingston
April 15, 2021 Canada Invests in Innovative Energy Storage Solution
April 15, 2021 Government of Canada invests in laboratories to support science and research in Canada
April 13, 2021 Canada and FCM Combat Climate Change by Investing in Retrofits for Community Buildings
April 9, 2021 Canada Supports Innovation for Compostable Bioplastic
April 9, 2021 Emissions Reduction Fund Onshore Program on Track to Reduce Methane Emissions
April 8, 2021 Government of Canada invests in climate change awareness and action project for young Canadians
April 8, 2021 Canada and FCM support green innovative projects in five Quebec communities
April 8, 2021 Cape Breton grows ecosystem of innovative, environmentally sustainable companies
April 7, 2021 Minister of Transport announces funding for design of recyclable boats
April 7, 2021 Government of Canada announces over $5M in clean tech funding for British Columbia Fisheries and Aquaculture Projects
April 7, 2021 Canada and FCM Invest in National Capital Region's First Net-Zero Community
April 6, 2021 Canada Invests Over $7.6 Million in Community-Led Clean Energy Projects in Nunavut
April 1, 2021 Government of Canada supports new solar power initiative for Hamlet of Gjoa Haven arena
April 1, 2021 Canada Invests in Community-Led Clean Energy Projects in the Northwest Territories
April 1, 2021 Marking a year of progress in cleaning up Canada's Northern contaminated sites
April 1, 2021 Cleaner Refuelling Options for Prairie Truck Drivers Coming to Trans-Canada Highway
April 1, 2021 Cleaner Refuelling Options for Northern Ontario Truck Drivers Coming to Trans-Canada Highway
April 1, 2021 Joint Statement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada on Environment and Climate Change
April 1, 2021 Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles
March 31, 2021 Canada Invests in Innovative Clean Technology at the University of Alberta
March 31, 2021 CIPO launches electronic patent issuance
March 31, 2021 Residents of Saskatchewan to benefit from recreational facility upgrades, improved water and wastewater infrastructure, and clean energy projects
March 31, 2021 Government of Canada strengthens digital and regional economy with investment in six Toronto tech firms
March 29, 2021 Government of Canada Collaborates With Microsoft To Support Climate Action Research
March 29, 2021 Government of Canada invests in research to better understand the effects of contaminants on aquatic ecosystems
March 26, 2021 Supreme Court of Canada rules on the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act
March 24, 2021 Minister Ng hosts initial meeting of Global Clean Technology Advisory Group
March 23, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency in Quebec City Industrial Facilities
March 22, 2021 Managing on-farm plastic waste and growing the bioeconomy
March 19, 2021 Canada Invests in Smart Grid Technology in Alberta
March 18, 2021 Accelerating the adoption of climate-smart best practices in agriculture
March 18, 2021 Residents of Kingston to benefit from modern, energy-efficient community library
March 18, 2021 Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles
March 18, 2021 Government of Canada invests in research and technology to create jobs and produce non-emitting energy
March 17, 2021 Minister Ng speaks with Indonesia's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
March 17, 2021 Minister Gould and Minister Ng conclude the first Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium and announce the Canada-African Development Bank Climate Fund
March 16, 2021 Canada Strengthens Energy Partnership with Germany
March 15, 2021 Major investments in innovative, world-class research to benefit all Canadians
March 12, 2021 Canada and British Columbia invest in innovative green infrastructure projects
March 12, 2021 Potential Motors using AI to improve safety and performance in electric vehicles
March 12, 2021 Canada Invests in Cutting-Edge Indigenous Geothermal Electricity Production Facility
March 10, 2021 Government of Canada supports cleaner, healthier classrooms across Ontario by reinvesting carbon pollution pricing revenues
March 9, 2021 Minister Ng participates in Canada's Feminist Response and Recovery Summit
March 9, 2021 Minister Ng kicks off virtual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Convention by showcasing Canada's leadership role in global shift to green economy
March 9, 2021 Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site — Solar Energy Funding and Infrastructure Project Completion
March 9, 2021 New resources to help farmers discover beneficial on-farm biogas opportunities
March 9, 2021 Canada Celebrates Enhance Energy's and Alberta Carbon Trunk Line's Major Carbon Transportation and Storage Milestone
March 8, 2021 Equal by 30 Survey Reveals Women Under-Represented in Global Energy Sector
March 8, 2021 Canada and British Columbia invest in two energy efficient infrastructure projects
March 8, 2021 Canada and Alberta Launch Steering Committee to Advance Canada Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)
March 5, 2021 Government of Canada invests in ventureLAB expansion to help strengthen Canada's hardware and semiconductor sector
March 5, 2021 Government of Canada supports innovative, made-in-Canada solutions to plastic waste
March 5, 2021 Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset System
March 5, 2021 Government of Canada announces next step in creation of domestic carbon offset to further support clean growth
March 4, 2021 Economic recovery will be green in the Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions
March 4, 2021 Economic recovery will be green in Montréal
March 4, 2021 Quebec and Canada Invest in Energy Efficiency for Industrial Facilities
March 4, 2021 Powering Past Coal Alliance Global Summit, co-hosted by Minister Wilkinson, shows global momentum toward the phase-out of coal and strengthens resolve to accelerate action
March 4, 2021 Government of Canada investing to electrify transit systems across the country
March 4, 2021 Canada Invests in Renewable Energy With Geothermal Exploration in the Yukon
March 3, 2021 Government of Canada celebrates the start of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science
March 3, 2021 New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Metro Vancouver
March 3, 2021 Canada Raises Awareness on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
March 3, 2021 Minister Vandal and Minister Akeeagok announce investment in Nunavut research project to address the impacts of climate change on northern transportation infrastructure
March 1, 2021 The Town of Petawawa is converting food waste into clean energy with support from the Government of Canada
March 1, 2021 Economic recovery will be green in Gaspésie region
March 1, 2021 The Town of Banff is converting wood waste into energy with support from the Government of Canada
March 1, 2021 Government of Canada investments to create jobs for local youth while fostering green technology and business growth
February 26, 2021 Canada's Forest Sector Develops Made-in-Canada Biodegradable PPE Solution
February 25, 2021 Government of Canada delivers on commitment to appoint an independent net-zero advisory body
February 25, 2021 Joint Statement by Transport Canada and the U.S. Department of Transportation on the Nexus between Transportation and Climate Change
February 25, 2021 Canada Invests in New EV Chargers Across Prince Edward Island
February 24, 2021 U.S.- Canada High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Ambition
February 23, 2021 Minister Jordan calling all Canadians to contribute to our Blue Economy Strategy
February 22, 2021 Joint Statement by Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and the Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources Following the Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference
February 19, 2021 Minister Ng to lead virtual trade mission to France: Building toward a green economy
February 19, 2021 New Program Launches to Plant Two Billion Trees
February 18, 2021 New Web Series to Zap ZEV Myths
February 17, 2021 Government of Canada launches its 2030 Agenda National Strategy
February 16, 2021 Canada and Ontario invest in reliable and efficient wastewater infrastructure in West Elgin
February 15, 2021 Government of Canada review of fuel efficiency standards confirms the economic and environmental benefits of ambitious action
February 12, 2021 Big and diverse turnout of Food Waste Reduction Challenge applications
February 12, 2021 Canada and Alberta invest in public infrastructure projects to improve energy efficiency and support local economies
February 11, 2021 Government of Canada invests in Canadian clean technology innovations
February 10, 2021 Strengthening Atlantic Canada's blue economy
February 10, 2021 New public transit investments to build strong communities, fight climate change, and create new jobs across Canada
February 10, 2021 Canada Invests in Cutting Edge Information Software for Electric Vehicles in Quebec
February 10, 2021 New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Brock University
February 9, 2021 Government of Canada Supports Renewable Energy Alternatives in Indigenous and Northern Communities
February 9, 2021 Canada and FCM support the reuse of residual materials in new-generation eco centres in the Regional Municipal County of La Rivière-du-Nord
February 8, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency at Kruger Product's Gatineau Plant
February 8, 2021 Minister Jordan launches engagement on Canada's new Blue Economy Strategy
February 8, 2021 Ottawa Public Library–Library and Archives Canada joint facility: A landmark cultural infrastructure project pointing the way to a greener future
February 5, 2021 Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency for the Agri-Food Industry
February 4, 2021 Canada's Investment in Energy Efficiency Improves Canadian Mining Industry Competitiveness
February 3, 2021 Minister McKenna sets new priorities for the Canada Infrastructure Bank
February 1, 2021 City of Dauphin Unveils Rapid EV Charger
February 1, 2021 New EV Chargers Coming to Nanaimo Airport
January 29, 2021 Government of Canada announces support for Manitoba energy-efficiency programs
January 27, 2021 Canada Invests in Pilot Project to Reduce Emissions in Quebec
January 22, 2021 Canada and Ontario invest in green infrastructure to support Latchford residents
January 21, 2021 Canada Wins Two-Year Term on International Renewable Energy Agency Council
January 21, 2021 Government of Canada Approves Milton Logistics Hub Project
January 20, 2021 QUEST to establish Smart Energy Community Accelerator program in New Brunswick

January 19, 2021

Indigenous-Led Solar Energy Project Wins Prize Funding to Implement a Community Clean Energy Project in NWT

January 19, 2021

Canada and British Columbia invest in electric vehicle charging stations in Surrey

January 19, 2021

Canada Supports Innovative Solutions to Single-use Coffee Pods

January 18, 2021

Reducing food waste through sustainable insect production in Calgary

January 15, 2021

Government of Canada announces support for innovation in clean technology and sustainable materials

January 13, 2021

Canada Raising Awareness for Electric Vehicles in Newfoundland and Labrador

December 22, 2020 Celebrating Indigenous Leadership in Clean Energy
December 19, 2020 Clean Fuel Regulations – Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement
December 18, 2020 Canada Outlines Next Steps for Progress on Small Modular Reactor Technology
December 17, 2020 Government of Canada announces commitment to build Canada's clean industrial advantage
December 17, 2020 Government of Canada invests in clean technology solutions by Canadian entrepreneurs
December 16, 2020 Minister O'Regan Launches Hydrogen Strategy for Canada
November 19, 2020 Government of Canada charts course for clean growth by introducing bill to legislate net-zero emissions by 2050
October 16, 2020 Government of Canada launches new COVID-19–related challenges to help reduce environmental impact of PPE in Canada
September 17, 2020 New $206 million Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support youth, scientists, and researchers across Canada
July 17, 2019 Canada Launches New Challenge to Accelerate Battery Innovation
July 15, 2019 Canada Invests in Canadian Indigenous Clean Technology
July 11, 2019 Canada Invests in Cross-Country Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network
June 28, 2019 Canada announces next steps to drive clean growth and climate action
June 28, 2019 Canada's clean fuel standard: Reducing pollution, fighting climate change and driving clean growth
June 25, 2019 Government of Canada invests in making Canada a world leader in technology to combat climate change
June 21, 2019 Government of Canada Announces Request for Project Proposals for the Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program
June 20, 2019 Canada is supporting Ontarian solutions to tackle climate change and save money in Ontario

May 14, 2019

Government Invests in Canada's First National Bioeconomy Strategy to Help Grow a Clean Economy

May 14, 2019

The Government of Canada Announces Winners of the Smart Cities Challenge

May 10, 2019

Government of Canada Supports Renewable Energy Alternatives in Indigenous and Northern Communities

March 29, 2019

Budget 2019: Building a Clean Economy

February 11, 2019

The Government of Canada invests in innovation to help grow Canada's bioeconomy

January 29, 2019

Twelve Canadian Cleantech Companies Recognized on Global Cleantech 100 List

January 28, 2019

Export Development Canada releases new Climate Change Policy

January 28, 2019

Minister Ng announces investment in venture capital for Canadian clean tech companies

January 28, 2019

Government of Canada Promotes Renewable Energy Innovation in Mining

September 20, 2018 Canada's Environment, Oceans and Energy Ministers announce concrete action to advance economic progress through healthy, sustainable oceans at G7 Ministerial Meeting
September 18, 2018 Canada's Women Entrepreneurs Impress at the Women in Cleantech Challenge Live Pitch Session
August 15, 2018 New Climate Action Fund open for applications
June 1, 2018 Smart Cities Challenge improving the lives of Canadians through innovation, data, and technology
June 1, 2018 The Government of Canada is helping plan and build greener, more sustainable infrastructure for Canadians
May 10, 2018 Canada Challenges Women Entrepreneurs to Lead Our Cleantech Future and Win $1 Million
March 19, 2018 Government of Canada launches Agricultural Clean Technology program
March 14, 2018 Low Carbon Economy Challenge will leverage Canadian ingenuity to reduce carbon pollution and drive clean growth
March 7, 2018 Clean Technology Economic Strategy Table (interim report released)
February 16, 2018 Government of Canada Supports Clean Energy in Rural and Remote Communities
February 15, 2018 Government of Canada's new innovation program expected to create tens of thousands of middle-class jobs
January 24, 2018 Canadian companies boast record showing on the Global Cleantech 100 list
January 18, 2018 Government of Canada investing in clean technology
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