The Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP) is a 5 year, $100M program that provides non-repayable funding to Canadian-based suppliers developing innovative products and/or processes in the automotive sector.
Today we will discuss a new funding program for Ontario small business owners. The Ontario Jobs and Prosperity Fund is a family of funds that includes: The New Economy Stream, The Strategic Partnerships Stream, The Food and Beverage Growth Fund, and Forestry Growth Fund. The Jobs and Prosperity Fund is intended to stimulate a globally competitive business environment in Ontario by providing $2.5B over 10 years.
Here is a fund for small businesses that seek to contribute to Canada’s green technology targeting Oil and Gas Industries. The Energy Innovation Program (EIP) was created to support development of cleaner oil and gas technologies to utilize Canada’s hydrocarbon resources in more sustainable ways.
Good news! Alberta has rolled out another program designed to support small Canadian companies specializing in technological innovation. The Alberta Small Business Innovation and Research Initiative (ASBIRI) is a program that matches the innovation ability of small- and medium-sized businesses with challenges presented by end-users.
This post will be about another cleantech initiative: The Sustainable Development Technology Canada Joint Funds With the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) and Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES). (Sounds really scary, does not it? Don’t worry, below this cleantech initiative will be explained in plain language.)