Research & Development Program

By mmuise

The Research & Development Program provides research funding support to investigate, design and develop: materials or products that incorporate solid waste resources, technologies that will facilitate the separation and recovery of solid waste resources, and enhanced market opportunities for solid waste resources and/or recycled materials.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will be provided in the form of a non-repayable contribution or a conditionally repayable loan.
Funding is up to 50% of approved eligible costs, to a maximum of $50,000.
In some instances, where in the opinion of the Committee the project is of particular strategic value, a higher level of assistance may be offered.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be businesses, business associations, partnerships, agencies, municipalities, universities, colleges,
  • and/or project activities shall be based in Nova Scotia,
  • have research and development initiatives that support the Province‚Äôs Solid Waste-Resource Management Strategy and the mandates of Divert NS
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. notify Divert NS of intent to submit an application, 2. complete and submit the application package.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed application form,
2. a detailed research plan not exceeding 20 pages,
3. resumes of all researchers and information on all partners and associates.

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