Venture Recruitment for

Canada’s Oil & Gas: Advancing Low-carbon Emissions Innovation

May 8th, 2019 - Ottawa, ON


On May 8, 2019 the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) is hosting a one day showcase in Ottawa for innovators that are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Canada’s oil and gas industry. CRIN is inviting up to six Canadian clean tech innovators to take part, all expenses paid*.


If you are advancing low carbon emissions innovation in oil and gas, and want to share your story more widely as well as communicate your needs to senior decision-makers in government, please apply to join us.

To apply, click on the Register Button within the Eventbrite Page to see the list of questions and submit your answers.  You can sumbit now, and update / add more information at any time prior to the deadline of April 8th at 5pm MST.

If you have questions about the application process, please email with "Canada's Oil & Gas - Application Questions" in the subject line. 


The slides & questions asked during our April 2nd Webinar are now available here.



  • Share the innovation story of Canada’s oil and gas sector with federal decision-makers, with a focus on transformative opportunities being developed to lower the sector’s carbon emissions footprint;

  • Enhance access to fit-for-purpose capital and policy enablers for entrepreneurs and oil and gas companies focused on accelerating low carbon emissions innovation;

  • Broaden Canadian knowledge of low carbon emissions innovation happening within the oil and gas sector.


Value Proposition for Clean Tech Ventures – Why you should apply:

  • Take part in an all-expenses paid delegation to Ottawa for meetings with key federal decision makers, collectively and individually

  • Build relationships and leverage support from oil and gas sector industry leaders to advance specific policy, programmatic and funding advice to key decision makers in the Federal government

  •  Enhance your government relations skill set and pitch with support from policy and government relations experts from the oil and gas sector, including a half-day training session in Calgary

  •  Learn how you might be able to leverage various federal government funding programs

  •  Share your success story and elevate the profile of Alberta’s technology entrepreneurs



Venture Recruitment Launches:                 March 12

Application Window Closes:                      April 8 - 5pm MST

Notification to Successful Applicants:       April 15

Engaging with Government Training (for successful applicants): April 23rd in Calgary (or Online).


Selection Process

SMEs will be selected for this showcase event based on a competitive process, with selection undertaken by the CRIN Steering Committee on the basis of the criteria below.


  • CRIN will seek to select representative innovator companies across a diverse set of low carbon emissions innovation pathways relevant to oil and gas.

  • Companies must have validation from a major oil and gas company, industry partner or investor

  • CRIN will strive in its selection to reflect diverse, inclusive and Pan-Canadian perspectives

The CRIN and its partners assume no legal liability or responsibility for the use of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed, downloaded, uploaded or otherwise obtained through this form. This application is done at your own discretion and risk. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the confidentiality, commercial sensitivity, accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through this application.


*Travel expenses will be based on one innovator per selected technology/company and will include airfare to and from your city of residence to Ottawa, hotel accommodation for one night and a per diem.

ACTia is the only multi-stakeholder, province-wide and industry-focused group working to support Albertans developing clean technology.

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