Government of Canada invests in Ontario clean technology projects

PS Lametti announces $7.85 million for Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie and London companies

Ottawa - Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Canadians will benefit from new innovations in solar power, cloud computing and biofertilizers as a result of a $7.85-million investment by the Government of Canada in clean technologies that are being developed by companies in Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie and London.

Government of Canada invests $43 million in clean technology innovation

March 13, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Technology and the innovation it helps promote are key to the future of Canada’s economy. This is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting technologies that will advance our environmental objectives, create jobs and stimulate growth in the clean tech sector.

SDTC and Nova Scotia Organizations Announce Collaboration to Support Smart Grid Technologies

February 22, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Today, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), announced a collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Innovacorp, a Nova Scotia crown corporation, on a pilot program to support the development and demonstration of smart grid technologies in Nova Scotia.

Innovacorp has teamed up with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to help Nova Scotia researchers and early stage companies move their smart energy innovations closer to commercialization.

Government of Canada announces $18.2 million for automotive innovation

Funding supports Windsor-based maker of lightweight auto parts and Ottawa-based battery maker

February 16, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Two Canadian companies – one in Lakeshore near Windsor, the other in Ottawa – have developed innovations that have the potential to make cars lighter, more fuel efficient and, in the case of electric cars, better performing due to a longer battery life.

Canada well represented on Global Cleantech Top 100 and 100 Ones to Watch Lists

January 25, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – On January 23rd, 2017, the Cleantech Group released their well-respected Global Cleantech 100 and 100 Ones to Watch lists. The lists, that single out the private cleantech companies that are the most likely to make the most significant market impact over the next five to ten years, had an impressive showing by Canadian companies. With nearly 10,000 companies considered and 77 countries represented, Canada took 11 of 100 honours (11%) of the Global Cleantech 100, and 5 of 100 honours (5%) on the 100 Ones to Watch list.

Canada’s global competitiveness threatened by lack of adequate financing of cleantech innovations

New study identifies gaps in financing chain for Canada’s cleantech sector 

Ottawa, Ontario – December 6, 2016 – Cycle Capital Management, and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), in collaboration with Écotech Québec, released today a study on the financing chain of Canadian cleantech sector. The study was directed by Gilles Duruflé, a renowned consultant in the venture capital sector, in collaboration with Louis Carbonneau, Founder and CEO of Tangible IP and recognized expert in intellectual property. 

Leah Lawrence, President and CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada, Wins Stevie® Award for Women in Business

Female leaders from around the world recognized at event in New York City

Ottawa, Ontario – November 19, 2016 – Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is proud to recognize its president and CEO, Leah Lawrence, who has been named a Female Executive of the Year award winner by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Leah was recognized with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Government or Non-Profit (11 to 2,500 employees) category on the 18th of November in New York City at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business Gala. 

Government of Canada invests over $45 million in advanced clean technology projects

Sustainable Development Technology Canada–funded projects exemplify innovative technology practices for improved environmental outcomes and job creation

September 19, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada