We are honoured to accept these awards. They have been instrumental in helping us work towards a carbon negative future.
"A $20 million competition with prize money and business development support such as training and mentoring, as well as available tax incentives. And connect and collaborate with innovators from all walks of life—from Fortune 500 and industry thought-leaders and innovators, to leading researchers and investors."
"The Fundación Repsol Entrepreneurs Fund is a business accelerator that supports the talent of innovative start-ups in the fields of energy industry and advanced mobility.
Fundación Repsol selects 6 - 8 (seed or preseed stage) proposals in each edition, which receive for a year-long period financial support; technical and legal mentoring, training and, when possible, we try to facilitate pilot trials with the company."
"Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Cleantech is an intensive program run by the Consulates General of Canada in New York and San Francisco that helps high-growth-potential cleantech companies in:
energy storage & fuel cells
transportation & mobility
green building technologies & urban tech
water & wastewater
recycling & waste management
green chemistry & advanced materials
clean energy & smart grid
CTA Cleantech connects Canadian energy and environmental entrepreneurs with unique resources and contacts in Silicon Valley and New York City in order to springboard global growth."
“This label serves as a new and credible symbol that can be applied to products, processes and services and serves as a guarantee of quality to those looking to implement clean solutions, and affords a competitive edge to the innovators behind them.
Assessed by independent experts for their technological feasibility, environmental and socio-economic benefits, and economic profitability, a portfolio of these solutions will be brought to decision-makers to encourage them to adopt much more ambitious environmental targets and energy policies.”
"LH Accelerator is an intensive 6-month program dedicated to accelerate the growth of innovative companies in the construction industry. Led by 3 major groups LafargeHolcim, CCCC and Sika, the program offers a unique access to a high level technical, market and entrepreneurial expertise."
“The Carbon XPRIZE seeks to inspire the brightest minds around the world to tackle a significant challenge and help solve climate change. The prize will incentivize development of new and emerging CO2 conversion technologies, accelerating them from laboratory testing to demonstration under real world conditions. The prize will help identify the most promising pathways for CO2 conversion and prove they can be deployed at power plants and other industrial facilities.”
“The Energy Innovation Program (EIP)received $25M over 2 years, through Budget 2016 to support clean energy innovation. Accelerating clean technology research and development is a key component of the Government of Canada’s approach to promoting sustainable economic growth and to supporting Canada’s transition towards a low-carbon economy.”
“Canada’s Clean50 annually offers recognition to Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the prior two years. The Clean50 Individual awards – or just “the Clean50″ are selected from 16 diverse categories that transcend numerous industries, academia, different levels of government, thought leaders and advocates.”
NYC, San Francisco, Denver, Paris
“The Canadian Technology Accelerator initiative helps Canadian companies with an existing technology, product or service explore opportunities in foreign markets.”
"The Shell Canada Quest Climate Grant has awarded three Canadian clean technology innovations with $50,000 per project to recognize their efforts in helping to combat climate change. The recipients, located in Calgary, Kitchener and Toronto, were identified based on their unique business and/or product concept and their commitment to working on promising climate change innovations – whether they are about energy efficiency and savings, behavioural or social change, or clean energy initiatives."
“NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides financial support to qualified small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada to help them undertake technology innovation.”
CUT has utilized the assistance of NRC-IRAP since its inception, initially for technical counsel and, since Spring 2015, for financial support on its R&D projects.