Natural Resources Canada

Power Forward Challenge

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Funding

$1M / £600k

Helping small players

A total of $1M/£600,000 in each country will be given to eligible teams in need of financial support who have the most promising project vision.

$3M / £1.8M

Get building!

Six finalist teams will receive up to $3 million/£1.8 million each to start building their projects.

$1M

Final award winner

The top team will receive $1 million based on the performance of their projects.

Challenge details

Who can apply?

Canadian and UK:

  • Small and medium sized businesses
  • Other for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
  • Indigenous organizations and groups
  • Post secondary/academic institutions

Key dates

Submit your entry by March 2019 to be eligible

  • Call for proposals: October 16, 2018
  • Deadline to apply for financial support: December 17, 2018
  • Deadline to submit proposals: March 15, 2019
  • Pitch event: May 2019
  • Final award winner announced: March 2021

Funding

  • A total of $1 million/£600,000 in each country will be given to eligible teams in need of financial support who have the most promising project vision.
  • The six top teams will win $3 million/£1.8 million each to start building their proposed pilot project.
  • $1 million will be given to the team with the best pilot demonstration.