For Quebec to take a leading role in the global effort to fight climate change and accelerate the transition to a prosperous, sustainable green economy.
Reach Quebec’s ambitious 2030 target of reducing its GHG emissions by 37.5% below 1990 levels.
Meet this challenge by fielding Quebec’s strongest research and innovation movers.
To mobilize businesses and academic researchers to create innovative GHG emission reduction technologies and practices in Quebec.
FIELDING OUR BEST AND BRIGHTEST INNOVATORS TO TAKE URGENT ACTION ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Funding program for our environment
in collaborative R&D
to meet goals GHG emission reduction.
- encourage the emergence of innovate technologies and practices that will accelerate Quebec’s progression toward its GHG reduction targets;
- promote sharing of new knowledge in the area of GHG reduction;
- support patenting of new GHG reduction technologies;
- foster concerted action among GHG reduction researchers and innovators;
- rally researchers in academia and business around collaborative innovation projects to uncover GHG reduction solutions;
- engage businesses and organizations that use the technologies and practices developed through these projects;
- stimulate investment in innovation aimed at GHG emission reduction.
- Funding program for projects in Quebec with a GHG reduction potential
- For collaborative R&D projects with a technology readiness level (TRL) of 1 to 6, involving at least:
- One business operating in Quebec
- One university, college technology transfer centre (CTTC) or public research centre.
- The grant offered may cover up to 50% of allowable expenses
- Total public funding programs may cover up to, but no more than, 90% of allowable expenses.
- The company must provide payment for a minimum of 20% of allowable expenses, 50% of which may be in kind
- Cities and towns, NPO’s, organizations and Crown corporations are now eligible
Call for proposals
The next INNOV-R call for projects date is to be determined!
Do you have an innovative solution for GHG emission reduction?
Do you have a proposal to submit? Don’t hesitate: talk to us.
Is your collaborative R&D project ready to go?
Do you have the partners you’ll need to succeed?
RSRI’s (research and development consortiums) act as intermediating and funding organizations for collaborative research in key sectors of the Quebec economy. They are your gateway to Innov-R.
“The fight against climate change is an opportunity and not a burden. It is a way to prosperity. The new green economy takes invention, innovation and imagination to a level not seen since the industrial revolution.”
United Nations Environment Programme