Clean Transportation System - Research and Development (CTS-RD)

The Clean Transportation System - Research and Development (CTS-RD) Program funds projects that help reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in the aviation, marine, and rail sectors. This program aims to improve the environmental performance of Canada's transportation system by funding marine, rail, or aviation projects such as: 

  • Research and knowledge-sharing related to the development, evaluation, or testing of emission-reducing clean transportation technologies 
  • Development of technologies or methodologies to improve the measurement of transportation-related emissions 
  • Development, testing, demonstration, deployment and/or installation of innovative clean technologies in Canada; 
  • Research and knowledge-sharing activities on Canadian clean transportation technology solutions

Eligibility: 

To be eligible, you must show that you meet certain requirements. For example:

  • Your project is part of an existing program that addresses air pollutants and/or greenhouse gas emissions
  • You have the knowledge and capacity to complete the project
  • You will share your results

Eligible recipients may include:

  • Provinces, territories and municipalities
  • Indigenous groups
  • Public sector organizations
  • Not-for-profit and for-profit organizations
  • Academia
  • Individuals

Funding Amount: up to $100,000 per year, per project.

Deadline: April 15, 2021 

WebsiteApply for CTS-RD funding (canada.ca) 

Upcoming Deadlines

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April 15, 2022April 15, 2022 *
April 12, 2022 Apr. 12, 2022 April 12, 2022 16:00:00 April 12, 2022 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Clean Transportation System - Research and Development (CTS-RD) The Clean Transportation System – Research and Development (CTS-RD) Program funds projects that help reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in the aviation, marine and rail sectors. This program aims to improve the environmental performance of Canada's transportation system by funding marine, rail or aviation projects. Kindly click on the funding opportunity link for more information. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

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