Organization: Innovation Demonstration Fund

Ontario demo fund invests in Vive Nano technology

Toronto’s Vive Nano has received $3.8 million from the Ontario government’s Innovation Demonstration Fund (IDF) to build a pilot plant for its process for creating products and materials using nanotechnology. Investment in the environmentally friendly process is expected to create 19 jobs over the next two years, including chemists, technicians, engineers and project managers. The…

Ontario invests $4 million in EcoVu clean tech

The Ontario government is investing $4 million in EcoVu to help the Ottawa-based developer of water purification and analysis systems mount six technology demonstration projects around the province. The funding is the tenth investment to be made through the $30-million Innovation Demonstration Fund (IDF), managed by the Ministry of Research and Innovation. Last year, EcoVu…

U of T spin-off receives Ontario bio-auto funding

GreenCore Composites Inc has received $755,000 from the Ontario Bio-Auto Council (OBAC) to commercialize Green Inside T Pellets, considered superior to current injection moulded and extruded natural fibre composite products used in the automotive industry. The award is the first under OBAC’s $5-million commercialization fund and the second provincial award made to GreenCore this year.…