Canada agency to invite funding requests for clean technology

Sustainable Development Technology Canada is preparing to invite applications for its next round of funding to support development and demonstration of clean technologies.

SDTC, a foundation created by the government of Canada, said it will issue its next call for statements of interest on Sept. 5, with responses due Oct. 24.

The foundation operates a C$550 million (US$521 million) fund to support development and demonstration of clean technologies. It also encourages collaboration among private, financial, academic, and public sector partners, and with the Canadian government.

SDTC said it seeks projects that address climate change, clean air, clean water, and clean soil issues. Its most recent funding awards included a C$4 million (US$3.8 million) grant to Nova Scotia Power for a 1-MW in-stream tidal demonstration project planned for the Bay of Fundy. (HNN 8/8/07)

Statements of interest are submitted on SDTC’s on-line application system, via its Internet site, www.sdtc.ca. For information on specific funding opportunities and evaluation criteria, contact SDTC by e-mail at applications@sdtc.ca or contact Sebastien Prince-Richard, Manager, Applications, Sustainable Development Technology Canada, 45 O’Connor St., Suite 1850, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A4 Canada; (1) 613-234-6313 ext. 232; E-mail: s.prince-richard@sdtc.ca; Internet: www.sdtc.ca.

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