NGIF Innovation Challenge

NGIF is a Canadian venture capital firm offering grant and equity financing for startups that deliver solutions to the environmental and other challenges facing the natural gas sector. We are unique in how we bring Canada’s energy industry leadership to every investment, accelerating the validation, demonstration, and customer creation of our startup portfolio.

NGIF Industry Grant’s Innovation Challenge is a $5.5 million (CAD) call to accelerate clean technology solutions across the natural gas value chain. NGIF is accepting industry grant funding applications for innovations that have the potential to generate significant environmental and economic performance benefits in the following strategic focus areas:

  1. Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)
  2. Hydrogen
  3. Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization
  4. Heat Pumps and Micro-CHP
  5. Transportation
  6. Waste Heat Utilization
  7. Water Management

NGIF is offering up to $500,000 (CAD) per industry grant, representing as much as 33% of a project’s eligible expenses.

Applications are now closed for 2021. Please visit our website for more information about the program and for the next round of funding. 

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