Maximizing Clean Growth Funding Workshop


Date: March 28, 2019

Time: 8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Candle Span Room, The Atrium at Innovation Place, 106 111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, S7N 3R2

Does your company’s technology have environmental benefits?

Featuring SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) this workshop will bring together funding and support organizations with clean-tech and green ag tech companies, to:

  • Outline clean growth funding programs, project evaluation and funding selection criteria
  • Provide funding application proposal insights and guidance
  • Provide guidance regarding measuring project sustainability and environmental impact
  • Provide opportunity to discuss your project plan with SDTC and other funders and receive constructive input.

SDTC is one of Canada’s premier funding programs, helping entrepreneurs accelerate the development and deployment of globally competitive clean technology solutions. 

  • SDTC has recently streamlined its funding application process
  • SDTC wants to increase its activity in Saskatchewan
  • SDTC considers ‘green-ag’ in addition to clean-tech technology companies  


8:45 am Welcome Remarks from Hosts (AWB and NPC)
8:55 am Organization Presentations

  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
  • Prairie Agriculture Machinery Institute (PAMI)

10:25 am Health and Snack Break
10:40 am Organization Presentations

  • Mitacs
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • National Research Council – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada

12:00 pm Q&A with Funding and Support Organizations
12:15 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm Adjourn

The following organizations have joined to deliver this workshop:

Ag-West Bio (AWB)
Natural Products Canada (NPC)
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
National Research Council – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)
Prairie Agriculture Machinery Institute (PAMI)
Western Economic Diversification Canada


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