Clean Technology Development (CTD) program

This program is intended to facilitate and support the development of novel clean technologies from bench scale to field pilots by:

  • Advancing technologies with potential to broadly benefit Alberta industry or public sector;
  • Funding novel technology projects based on the proponents’ excellence and capacity to deliver, including universities, polytechnics, and colleges, industry consortia and partnerships – partnerships between the post-secondary institutions and industry are preferred;
  • Recruiting and developing highly qualified skilled personnel (HQSP), through the technology development projects, to supply Alberta’s industry with the right skills and competencies in emerging clean technology industries.

For more details about this program and eligibility criteria, download our Clean Technology Development program guide.



View the slides from the January 10, 2019 CTD webinar.
Have questions?  Check out the Frequently Asked Questions from the webinar.



The Clean Technology Development program is closed to new applications.

Alberta Innovates 2018 CCITF Competition Timelines:

Action By Whom Timing
Open the call for Expression of Interest AI Jan. 10, 2019
Expression of Interest Submission Deadline Applicants Feb. 21, 2019
Expression of Interest Decision Notification AI April, 2019
Full Project Proposal Submission Deadline Applicants May 30, 2019
Funding Decision Notification AI August, 2019

* Note that AI at its sole discretion reserves the rights to alter or cancel the currently-anticipated timelines.


To discuss eligibility for this program or for specific questions regarding this program and guide, proposal submission, etc., please contact:

All Inquiries:

For projects within the Clean Energy sector
Bryan Helfenbaum, Executive Director, Advanced Hydrocarbons
TEL: (587) 779-2911

For projects within the Bio and BioIndustrial sector
Christine Murray, Director, Agriculture Technologies
TEL: (403) 382-7188

Program Manager
Paolo Bomben, Senior Manager, Clean Technology Development
TEL: (587) 779-2917