Type of Program:
The Research & Development Program provides research funding support to investigate, design and develop: materials or products that incorporate solid waste resources, technologies that will facilitate the separation and recovery of solid waste resources, and enhanced market opportunities for solid waste resources and/or recycled materials.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will be provided in the form of a non-repayable contribution or a conditionally repayable loan.
Funding is up to 50% of approved eligible costs, to a maximum of $50,000.
In some instances, where in the opinion of the Committee the project is of particular strategic value, a higher level of assistance may be offered.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
submit their applications to Divert NS in writing, using the approved Research & Development Application Form,
accompany the application by a certified cheque or money order in the amount of $200, payable to Divert NS. This processing fee is non-refundable. Non-profit organizations are exempt from this fee.
The applicant must submit: