Call for clean technology applications - Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)

Access early stage funding. SDTC Call for clean technology applications.

SDTC is actively seeking applications for technologies that provide clean water and clean soil solutions and continuing to look for technology solutions related to clean air and climate change. While all applications receive due consideration of greater interest are those that integrate benefits across a number of focus areas.

In addition to soil and water, SDTC's recently released - Renewable Electricity Generation 'SD Business Case'(tm) identifies investment priority areas in- biofuels, wind, solar power and stationary fuel cells. The report is available for download at www.sdtc.ca/en/knowledge/business_case.htm

The closing date to submit a funding application is October 11, 2006.

This initial application submission - Statements of Interest - is designed to provide SDTC with a sense of the proposed technologies for preliminary screening.

These applications are subject to a competitive process evaluated by SDTC and a panel of independent experts to ensure adherence to selection criteria that include capabilities in technology, marketing and business (partnerships and funding). The selected applicants will be invited to submit a detailed, full proposal at a later date for consideration toward funding.

Funding process key dates

23 August 2006 Call opens for funding applications - Statements of Interest (SOI) Phase
11 October 2006 Deadline for SOI submissions
15 November 2006 SDTC invites successful SOI applicants to submit a more detailed proposal
10 January 2007 Deadline for detailed proposal submission
28 June 2007 SDTC announces projects that will receive funding

For further information about SDTC's funding process and application request, please visit www.sdtc.ca. and select under the Funding menu, the Application Process and Application Advice options. On August 23, applicants may also go directly to the online SOI application system, at http://www.sdtc.ca/en/funding/advice/soi_application.htm

About SDTC

SDTC is a foundation created by the Government of Canada that operates a $550 million fund to support the development and demonstration of clean technologies that address issues of clean air, climate change, clean water and clean soil. These solutions deliver environmental, economic and health benefits to Canadians.