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Clean Resource Innovation Network Technology Competition
How Canada produces energy matters. New investments in innovation creates jobs, attracts international investments, and opens access to new markets. At the same time, new technologies optimize the production of energy while reducing industry’s impact on land, air, and water. The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) is advancing near-commercial technology solutions that will reduce Canada’s oil and gas industry’s environmental impact while addressing economic challenges.
The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) is a pan-Canadian network focused on ensuring Canada's energy resources can be sustainably developed and integrated into the global energy supply. CRIN is seeking innovative technological solutions for Canada's oil and gas industry that improve environmental performance, support economic growth, and competitiveness of Canadian companies, and create high-value jobs. Proposals are invited for technology solutions related to oil and gas industry operations, including both new developments and retrofit opportunities for existing operations.
All proposals must be submitted by a lead applicant organization that will serve as the primary contact point with the Competition Coordinator throughout the application process. This Competition is open to all categories of applicant members and project collaborators, including technology developers, industry operators, industrial associations, academic institutions, multi-national enterprises (MNE), municipalities, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), and others. To be eligible for consideration, applications must have representation in the applicants and collaborators of at least one SME and at least one oil and gas producer on the project team, with clearly delineated roles, clear cash and/or in-kind contributions to the proposed project, and a firm commitment from authorized persons from each of these respective collaborators. SMEs are defined as business establishments with 1-499 paid employees.
The maximum funding request to CRIN for any one project is $10 million CAD. There is no minimum funding request for any one project. Please see Website link for further details.
Expressions of Interest (EOI) Due: June 9, 2021 at 3:00 PM (PST)
Full Project Proposal (FPP) Due: September 30, 2021 at 3:00 PM (PST)
*ORS Signature sheet is not required for EOI stage*