AERI Industry Research Program
The Industry Research Program is open to applications from any individual, group, corporation or institute conducting research related to the AERI mandate. The program provides funding for all types of projects, from fundamental research to technology commercialization, that have technical merit and fit with AERI's priority areas.
Alberta Ingenuity Fund
The primary objective is to aid industry in recruiting new highly skilled scientists and engineers and to help further develop and strengthen Alberta's science and engineering research capacity. At the same time, Alberta Ingenuity Industrial Associates will contribute to research and related activities of the company who recruits them.
The Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) en | fr
The Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) is a program designed to strengthen the economy of Atlantic Canada by accelerating the development of knowledge-based industry.
CFI Leading Edge Fund, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is an independent corporation created by the Government of Canada to fund research infrastructure. The CFI's mandate is to strengthen the capacity of Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals, and non-profit research institutions to carry out world-class research and technology development that benefits Canadians.
EcoAction, Environment Canada
Since 1995, Environment Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community groups for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment. Funding support can be requested for projects that have an action focus, a community capacity building focus, or a combination of both objectives.
Three major programs are currently used as funding resources for energy science and technology in the federal government.
Discovery Grants, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) en | fr
Discovery Grants support ongoing programs of research. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances, whether made individually or in groups. Researchers are free to work in the mode most appropriate for the research area.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (S.D.T.C.)
(SDTC) is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians. To do so, the Foundation draws from an investment fund of $550 million.
Further information availabe on funding within Canada is available at the Government of Canada's website, Funding Guide for International Science and Technology Cooperation or Guide des sources de financement pour la coopération internationale en science et technologie.
Current Funding for Worldwide CCS Projects (as of January 1st, 2010):
AUD 100 million a year for three years for the development of the Global CCS Institute