Natural Resources Canada

Women in Cleantech Challenge

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Process

  • Application deadline

    July 13, 2018

  • First stage screening: At least 20 applicants selected

    July 2018

  • Second stage screening: 10 applicants selected

    August 2018

  • Five winners announced

    September 2018

  • Incubation period

    September 2018 to March 2021

  • Grand prize winner announced

    March 2021

Challenge details

To apply you must be

  • A woman
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • The main innovator/individual leading the project

Key dates

  • Deadline to apply: July 13, 2018
  • Grand Prize Winner announced: March 2021

Prizes

  • Five Winners will receive $115,000 a year for 2.5 years for living and travel expenses
  • One Grand Prize Winner will receive $1 million to continue building her business

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