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The Sky’s the Limit Challenge

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Prizes

Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition

2 million dollar prize

Four winners

The best plans from four teams will win $2 million each and a chance to compete for the Grand Prize.

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Online forum on green aviation fuels

Network with industry, attract investment and contribute to the growth of an industry in Canada.

5 million dollar prize

Grand Prize Winner

The top team will receive $5 million to scale up the winning biojet fuel and take their product to the next level.


Cross-Canada Flight Competition

1 million dollar prize

Prize

Be the first to meet all the criteria for your made-in-Canada biojet fuel to win $1 million!

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Challenge details

Who can apply?

Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition
  • For-profit and not-for-profit organizations
  • Indigenous organizations and groups
  • Canadian academia
Cross-Canada Flight Competition
  • A biojet producer validly incorporated or registered in Canada

Key Dates

Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition
  • Call for proposals deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Four finalists announced: By May 31, 2019
  • Final prize submission deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Final prize winner announced: By March 31, 2021
Cross-Canada Flight Competition
  • Competition begins: March 1, 2019
  • Competition closes: January 1, 2021
  • Prize winner announcement: By March 31, 2021

Prizes

Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition
  • Four top teams will win $2 million each to support their plan
  • The Grand Prize of $5 million will help the team with the best green aviation fuel commercialize their innovation
Cross-Canada Flight Competition
  • The first producer to meet all the criteria for their made-in-Canada biojet fuel will win $1 million