Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) helps Canadian companies develop and deploy sustainable technologies by delivering critical funding support at every stage of their journey — from seed to success.
Seed funding provides early-stage company founders with a one-time non-payable contribution of $50,000 to $100,000 to validate an idea. Companies must be nominated by one of SDTC’s 85 accelerator partners and have raised $100,000 to $200,000 from accredited investors.
Start-up funding is for companies with a technology that has been proven at a small scale and are now ready to validate that technology in a market setting. These companies have a well-defined project and a line of sight to financing, are engaged in discussions with potential customers, and are working with customers to test the viability of their business models.
Scale-up funding targets advanced, high-growth companies that are on the path to delivering meaningful environmental outcomes. These companies have a track record of success and are looking to accelerate their growth, strengthen their competitive advantage or unlock a larger customer base.
SDTC is currently working to implement recommendations shared by Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada. During this period, we will not be accepting new applications. You may request an account and begin building your application at any time. However, note that you will not be able to submit it. We will notify you once you are able to submit your application.