Sustainable Development Tech Fund looking for investments

by Rob Lewis | Business

Between research and commercialization lie the critical stages of development and demonstration: the points at which technologies leave the laboratory and undergo conclusive real-world testing.

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) supports clean-technology projects through these critical stages - without taking an equity stake, without requiring ownership of intellectual property or any repayment of funds.

SDTC’s SD Tech Fund invests in late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean technologies by Canadian companies and they will be accepting Statements of Interest from February 24th to April 21st.

The Statement of Interest (SOI) is an initial application used for preliminary screening and is subject to a competitive review process by SDTC and a panel of independent experts. SOIs are evaluated on the basis of fit with SDTC’s mandate, selection criteria, and the quality of technology, marketing and business capabilities.

A limited set of applicants who demonstrate the strongest fit will be invited back to submit a full proposal for deeper evaluation.

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (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. SDTC operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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