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  • Climate week highlights need for accelerated innovation in clean technology

    During Climate Week 2011, business, government, non-profit, and civil society leaders from around the world are convening in New York City to drive a ‘clean energy revolution’. Not surprisingly, innovation in clean technologies is a common theme among many of the events. In most models of a low-carbon future, innovation is assumed to occur and to reduce costs over time.1 There has ...

  • Greater Vancouver Clean Technology

    Approximately 500 people converged at Surrey City Hall to witness 38 companies from the Metro region vie for the title of Greater Vancouver’s Clean Technology Champion this past Wednesday. Participants pitched to the judges their best clean technology products and solutions in ...


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  • Clean technology projects funded

    Canada’s position as a world-leading developer of clean technologies was bolstered today as 19 clean technology projects from across Canada were approved to share $57 million in new investments. Ranging from power generation, clean air and water, the Board of Directors of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) approved funding for the development and demonstration of projects that ...


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  • Energy Department Announces Awards to Projects Advancing Innovative Clean Coal Technology

    As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the Energy Department announced today the selection of eight projects to advance the development of transformational oxy-combustion technologies capable of high-efficiency, low-cost carbon dioxide capture from coal-fired power plants. The Energy Department’s $7 million investment - leveraged with recipient ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Innovative desalination technology to receive funding

    A project led by Saltworks Technologies Inc. to develop a low-energy water desalination system that has the potential to greatly improve the affordability and accessibility of clean water will receive up to $580,000 in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). 'By supporting innovative, clean energy technologies like those developed by Saltworks Technologies, the Government ...


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  • EPA recognizes innovation in clean air projects

    A gardening tool that runs on propane, a climate education program that engages students and teachers in strategies for reducing carbon dioxide emissions at school, and a Tribe’s smoke management program are just three of the winners of EPA’s Clean Air Excellence Awards. For the ninth year, EPA is honoring 15 recipients from across the United States for their environmental achievements in ...

  • New support for clean technology announced

    The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, today announced over $206 million in funding for 36 clean technology projects across Canada. Investing in innovation, supporting clean technology and encouraging sustainable practices will help create jobs, expand access to international markets and make Canadian companies more competitive in the global ...


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  • A bright future for clean technology in China

    Government policy, entrepreneurship and consumer awareness will accelerate clean technology innovation in China — and the future is bright for investors, says venture capitalist Gary Rieshel. Cleaner and more efficient technologies are needed in all China's industries. Tougher penalties for non-compliers and higher scrutiny of emissions are providing business opportunities for firms, venture ...

  • New funding for promising clean technologies

    Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)  has announced funding totalling $22 million for eight new clean technology projects. The eight clean technologies being funded span Canada's main economic sectors. They include: Technology designed to meet a growing demand for quieter, safer, more environmentally-friendly and more efficient vehicles in a variety of ...


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  • Dürr strengthens industrial cleaning technology

    The Dürr Group is strengthening its position in industrial cleaning technology. Effective December 9, 2009, the group, through its subsidiary Dürr Ecoclean GmbH, has acquired the Swiss company UCM AG, which specializes in equipment for the precision cleaning of workpieces. With this move, Dürr is rounding out its portfolio in a business segment that addresses growth industries such as medical ...

  • GLOBE 2014 to Promote New Innovative Technologies

    For the first time in its history, the GLOBE Series, returning to Vancouver March 26-28, 2014 in the Vancouver Trade and Convention Center East, will be mounting a series of special activities to promote the development and commercialization of innovative technologies. Sponsored by Deloitte, GLOBE is working with the National Research Council-IRAP, the Vancouver Economic Commission, the BC ...


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  • Canada and China to Cooperate on Clean Technology Development

    Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and Mr.Zhigang Wang, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, met in Ottawa yesterday to discuss collaboration in clean technology during a meeting of the Canada-China Joint Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation. During the meeting, Minister Carr and Vice Minister Wang, on behalf of ...


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  • Government of Canada to test clean vehicle technologies

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced that the Government of Canada is continuing its commitment to advance clean vehicle technologies and work with the automotive industry to make safe, clean and innovative transportation options available to Canadians. "Our government is pleased to launch the next phase of the ecoTECHNOLOGY ...


    By Transport Canada

  • What’s in store as clean technology goes Mainstream?

    Last week the Cleantech Group™, a leading global research, advisory, and events firm, unveiled its second annual Global Cleantech 100 list of the most promising private clean technology companies on the Planet. The selected companies are seen as those most likely to make a significant market impact over the next 5-10 years, according to the Cleantech Group's 60-strong expert panel. The ...


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  • SDTC call for clean technology funding applications

    If you have an innovative clean technology, we want to hear from you. That is the message Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) sent out today as it announced its 20th round of funding, which will be open until October 19, 2011.   "We are looking for technology solutions that will strengthen Canada's economy by helping its main industries be more efficient, creating jobs and ...


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  • SDTC call for clean technology funding applications

    Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced today that its SD Tech FundTM is open for Statements of Interest (SOI) for its thirteenth round of funding. The closing date for submissions is April 23, 2008. SDTC is a not-for-profit corporation created by the Government of Canada to finance and support the late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean ...


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  • Len-Tex announces clean vinyl technology

    Len-Tex Corporation announced today the introduction of its exclusive Clean Vinyl Technology (CVT), a breakthrough development for the commercial wallcovering industry. Partnering with O'Sullivan Films to create a customized, non-ortho-phthalate vinyl film, Len-Tex is setting the standard for a new generation of vinyl wallcovering. This innovative technology eliminates the elements of most ...

  • Plan to spur clean technology growth in California

    After touring Cobalt Biofuels, a Silicon Valley green-tech company, in Mountain View California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger highlighted his proposal to exempt the purchase of green-tech manufacturing equipment from the sales tax in his California Jobs Initiative, a legislative package that will create or retain at least 100,000 jobs announced in his State of the State. Cobalt Biofuels is on ...


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  • Call issued for clean technology funding applications

    Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is calling on entrepreneurs and technology developers across Canada to submit Statements of Interests to the SD Tech Fund, as SDTC opens its 17th round of funding. 'Investing in promising clean technology solutions developed in Canada is key to creating the smart, green jobs of the future,' said SDTC President and CEO Vicky Sharpe. 'More than ...


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  • 2012 Canadian clean technology industry survey

    Analytica Advisors is calling for Canadian clean technology companies to participate in the 2012 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Survey, which will result in significant benefits both for themselves and for the industry as a whole. The Survey is a vital element in the process of measuring industry achievements in terms of investment, employment, exports and R&D, and for it to be accurate ...


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