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Innovative Solutions Canada | New Plastics and Clean Technology Challenges

March 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Through the Innovative Solutions Canada Challenge Stream, the Government of Canada invites small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to propose innovations that address specific government challenges. In Phase 1, successful applicants may receive up to $150,000 to develop a proof of concept. If accepted into Phase 2, SMEs could receive an additional $1 million to develop a working prototype.

The Government of Canada is pleased to launch nine new plastic and clean technology challenges:

  •   Textiles and Microfibres — Closing date: April 14, 2020
    Seeking an innovative solution to the challenge of plastic waste from textiles and microfibres in Canada.
  •   Sustainable Alternatives to Plastic Packaging — Closing date: April 14, 2020
    Seeking an alternative reusable or recyclable product that can replace one or more “challenging” single-use plastic product(s).
  •   E-Waste — Closing date: April 14, 2020
    Seeking a solution that will reduce the environmental impact of e-waste in Canada.
  •   Monitoring Microplastics in the Marine Environment — Closing date: April 14, 2020
    Seeking in situ sensing technology for identification and quantification of microplastics in water.
  •   Diverting End of Life Vehicles Plastics from Landfills — Closing date: April 16, 2020
    Seeking technologies that will enable the diversion of End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) plastics from landfills and their conversion into valuable materials and/or molecules.
  •   Outdoor Air Purifier — Closing date: April 16, 2020
    Seeking a solution that will aid in the purification of air in areas around Global Affairs Canada buildings where there is excessive smoke exposure.
  •   Eco-friendly Waste Converter — Closing date: April 16, 2020
    Seeking an eco-friendly way of self managing garbage disposal on site that is self fueling and does not involve external transportation.
  •   Recycled Plastic Ceiling Tiles — Closing date: April 21, 2020
    Seeking a solution that will contribute to the circular economy by recycling plastic into celling tiles and that meet a high safety standard with no chemical emissions.
  •   Energy Producing Window Coverings — Closing date: April 21, 2020
    Seeking a window covering that, as well as reducing glare, will contribute to greater energy efficiency.

Apply at Canada.ca/innovative-solutions

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Date:
March 3, 2020
Time:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
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