Round 6 – Natural Gas Production Challenge

The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) issues call for funding applications for innovation in “Natural Gas Production” stream. NGIF is making up to $3 million (CAD) in reimbursable grant funding available to advance cleantech solutions in the following five focus areas:

  1. Methane Emissions Reduction
    1. Monitoring and Measurement
    2. Mitigation and Control
  2. Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization
  3. Fuel Switching – carbon intensive fuels to natural gas
  4. Low Grade Heat Utilization
  5. Energy Efficiency

NGIF invites start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with solutions that can create value and mitigate environmental impacts in the production of natural gas in Canada. NGIF is offering up to $1.0 million (CAD) per project, representing as much as 25% of a project’s eligible expenses. The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest is 3 PM (EST), February 02, 2021.

How to Apply:

Please review instructions and requirements in the Applicant Guide for the submission of Expression of Interest. The applicant package will be made available online following the submission of the Registration Form.

Step 1

Download the Applicant Guide

Applicants must submit the ‘Registration Form’ for Round 6 – Natural Gas Production Challenge using the button below to download the Applicant Guide.  The Applicant Guide include Investment Intake Guidelines, EOI Template, and Eligible Expenses and Cost Document.

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Registration Form

Step 2

Submit Expression of Interest

Applicants must submit their application by completing the ‘Application Form’, and uploading their ‘Expression of Interest’ (EOI) along with supporting documents. Expression of Interest must be in PDF format only. The deadline for submissions is 3 PM Eastern Standard Time, February 02, 2021. 

Please click “Apply” to initiate the submission process.

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