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WEBINAR: Pursuing innovation for the marine renewable energy industry – Funding opportunities

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

Interested in pursuing a project that will result in a new innovation, technology, or solution for the marine renewable energy industry?

Marine Renewables Canada invites you to learn more about Canadian funding programs that could potentially support businesses and researchers in bringing new products or services to market by joining us for a free webinar, “Pursuing innovation for the marine renewable energy industry – Funding opportunities.

Overview

Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ADT
Cost: Free!

The growing marine renewable energy sector (tidal, wave, and river current energy) presents numerous opportunities for businesses and researchers to apply expertise, transfer technology, develop innovations, and find solutions required by local and global markets. There are many new technologies and innovations required to advance the industry, but supporting and funding these types of projects can be challenging.

Details

This webinar will introduce you to some funding programs that may have the potential to support a project or concept your business or organization is pondering. Webinar participants will learn about funding programs and parameters from the following organizations:

  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) – Atlantic Innovation Fund
  • Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) – SDTech Fund (TBC)
  • Offshore Energy Research Association (Nova Scotia) – various programs

What will be covered?

  • Objectives of funding programs
  • Eligibility and applicability to marine renewable energy-related projects
  • Guidelines and application process
  • Funding allocations/amounts

Who should attend?

  • Businesses and researchers with concepts/ideas for new innovations, technologies, and R&D projects
  • Anyone with an interest in the marine renewable energy industry who is either currently involved or wants to learn more.

Registration

CLICK HERE to register. For more information please contact Amanda White at amanda@marinerenewables.ca or 902-717-0716.

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