ValueThe Global Cleantech Challenge will allow NGIF Industry Grants to provide funding from its 14 energy company participants to support the development and demonstration of novel clean technologies from anywhere across the world. Each demonstration project undertaken in Canada is eligible to receive up to $1MM CAD, representing as much as 50% of a project's qualifying expenses.
The Challenge is a funding call to energy startups from around the world with clean technology solutions to come to Canada to access grant funding, technology validation for product market fit, and future energy customers.
The Global Cleantech Challenge will allow NGIF Industry Grants to provide funding from its 14 energy company participants to support the development and demonstration of novel clean technologies from anywhere across the world.
The competition is open to Canadian as well as international small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including technology development startups.
- Novel technologies that improves the environmental and economic performance for the gaseous energy industry.
- Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6 or higher technologies. If achieving TRL 6 is imminent, late TRL 5 technologies will be considered.
- Canadian and international small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are non-subsidiary, and independent technology development firms that employ fewer than 500 employees.
- Canadian and international technology development startups that are non-subsidiary, independent technology development firms that employ fewer than 100 employees, generate less than CAD $25 million in annual revenues, and are focused on developing and scaling up pre-commercial technologies.
The focus for this funding competition directed at gaseous energy production (upstream), transmission (midstream), distribution and end-use applications (downstream) is to advance leading clean technologies.
Deadline DateDeadline 1: April 25, 2023; Deadline 2: November 1, 2023
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