Clean Technology: Critical Minerals and Emerging Technology

By mmuise
Description:

The Clean Technology program invests in projects to adapt, develop, and deploy innovative clean technology to benefit Albertans and contribute to the growth of the province’s low-carbon economy.


Comments on Funding:

Project funding can be up to and typically does not exceed $2 million per project from the Process. The continuous intake programs normally support 25 – 50% of total project costs, with remaining funding from other project partners and other funding agencies (including cash and in-kind support).

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be technology developers;
  • be industry,
  • be industrial associations;
  • be small and medium-sized enterprises;
  • be research and development (R&D) organizations;
  • be post-secondary institutions;
  • be municipalities;
  • be not-for-profit organizations;
  • be government research labs;
  • be individuals;
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  • have advancing technology development within a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) range of 3-7;
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  • be not required to be based in Alberta but must demonstrate a clear value proposition for the province;
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  • have strong end-user partnerships and/or funding from other organizations (preferred);
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  • be encouraged to engage and include Alberta’s post-secondary and research institutions in the project consortium where appropriate;
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  • have projects meeting the eligibility criteria:
    a. can be either for innovation-commercialization or knowledge generation;
    b. be aligned with Government of Alberta’s priorities, including the 2030 Innovation Targets;
    c. be developing next generation materials, critical minerals and end products for a better minerals and materials industry.

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  • When the applicant is not based in the province it is especially encouraged to have Alberta-based partners.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

Clean Technology supports diversification of Alberta’s economy through the development of clean technology. The Clean Technology portfolio consists of of four areas: Renewable and Alternative Energy, Bioenergy and Circular Economy, and Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) and Hydrogen, and Critical Minerals and Emerging Technology .

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