Alberta Innovates - Land and Biodiversity
The aim of this program is to ensure the sustainability of natural resource development operations and practices. This program includes sub-programs related to environmental monitoring, oil sands tailings remediation and restoration, climate adaptation, and a new initiative on abandoned well reclamation.
How Much Funding?
Typically 25%-50%, to a maximum of $2M
- Academic researchers, innovators, SMEs, large companies, and consortia seeking funding, expertise and/or sector leadership to advance related knowledge and technology
(for commercial/industrial use)
- Not required to be based in Alberta, but must demonstrate a clear value proposition for Alberta
Eligible Activities & Expenditures
- Environmental monitoring
- Oil sands tailings remediation and restoration
- Climate adaptation
- Abandoned well restoration
A part of the Clean Energy division - ongoing intake