Couldn’t make it to our June 24th Virtual Clean Tech Drinks with VMSA, Third Derivative, and Foresight? Session recording here. 

COVID-19 Funding

Increased Intern Funding

Hire an intern for up to 8 months in a green job within a natural resources sector, and CICan will contribute up to 75% of the intern’s salary and funding for training expenses, to a maximum of $22,500.  Internships cannot exceed 8 months and must end by March 1, 2021.  For certain interns, the amount increases to  $30,000 and up to 80%.

WEDC – Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

  • Fund aims to help western Canadian businesses cope with the financial hardship resulting from COVID-19.

Virtual Events

Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) July 2020 Webinar
Overview of the unique IDEaS funding program, and about the latest COVID-19 related challenge you can help solve, and more.

Eunike Ventures & Partners – Open Innovation Call
Canadian energy organizations will learn how, Houston Texas, based Eunike Ventures provides technology startups with the opportunity to demonstrate their concept with paid pilot projects.

Maximizing Funding Potential
Free two-part workshop series

  • ERA and Alberta Innovates Webinar | July 21st and 22nd | Register Here

ACTia Virtual Clean Tech Drinks – Biweekly

  • July 22nd, 3pm MST | Register Here
    • Featured speakers from:  Creative Destruction Lab – Rockies
  • Aug 5th – Cancelled due to summer vacations

Cleantech Group – Cleantech Interactives
A Series of Monthly Events Where You Make Powerful Connections through One-on-One meetings and access a virtual Exhibit Area of leading innovators

The Great Alberta Pitch Marathon
“Alberta Show and Tell” that demonstrates the incredibly diverse companies building a resilient economy right before our eyes. Entrepreneurs from all sectors and stages are welcome to participate.

Last Updated:  July 9th, 2020


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