Canada’s Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF), created by the Canadian Gas Association (CGA), is accepting submissions for funding to support natural gas cleantech research, demonstration and deployment innovation projects in Canada.
NGIF, supports the funding of cleantech innovation in the natural gas value chain. It seeks to fill a technology development gap in the sector and invest in innovation enabling natural gas solutions for current and emerging challenges facing Canada’s energy system. This call is for applications to NGIF’s Round 4 funding cycle.
“NGIF’s trusted investment model and strategic partnerships have resulted in a strong portfolio of investments. With this call, we look forward to receiving applications involving a full range of potential innovation and projects for Canada’s natural gas industry,” says John Adams, Managing Director, Natural Gas Innovation Fund.
With access to pooled capital, leveraged intelligence and a combined backyard across Canada to field test innovation, the natural gas industry selects and advances cleantech projects led by startups and organizations with the right innovation for market uptake and commercial viability. NGIF’s Investment Committee includes CGA, ATCO, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Énergir, FortisBC, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd., SaskEnergy and Union Gas Ltd.
Information on investment priorities, the continuous application intake process, the stage-gated investment model, and how to apply for funding can be found at www.ngif.ca.
Information in support of natural gas fuel for transportation applications may be obtained by contacting CNGVA‘s Bruce Winchester, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Canadian Gas Association