NGIF Industry Grants, a division of NGIF Capital Corporation, has opened a $5.5 million (CAD) funding competition to accelerate clean technology solutions across the natural gas value chain. This first of its kind challenge will invest in upstream, midstream, and downstream innovative solutions to address challenges in Canada's natural gas industry with the goal of improving environmental performance and competitiveness.
The Innovation Challenge invites startups and SMEs with innovative and novel solutions to key challenges facing the industry that can create value and mitigate environmental impacts in the production, transmission, distribution, and end-use of natural gas in Canada. NGIF is offering up to $500,000 (CAD) per industry grant, representing as much as 33% of a project’s eligible expenses.
The deadline for submitting the Expression of Interest (EOI) is July 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST. More information on NGIF’s Innovation Challenge can be found at ngif.ca.