IFIT Call for Proposals 3: At a glance

Applications and proposed investments

The table displays the level of interest, total value and IFIT request for the 2010, 2011 and 2014 calls for proposals.
Call for proposals Level of interest Total value IFIT request
1st (2010) and 2nd (2011) call 107 applications $2B total $550M total
3rd call (2014) 79 applications $1,957M total
  • $1,872M general stream
  • $85M small enterprise stream
$512M total
  • $480M general stream
  • $31M small enterprise stream

Distribution of applications

Pie chart displaying percentage value of applications by subsectors: bioenergy (33%), solid wood (35%), biomaterials (21%) and biochemical (11%).
Pie chart displaying the percentage of applications by province: QC (37%), BC (23%), ON (14%), Prairies (14%) and Atlantic (12%).

Application analysis

The Organic Rankine Cycle turbine and condenser unit at the Nechako Lumber Company in Vanderhoof, BC.
Bioenergy
  • Types of projects include: biogas, pyrolysis oil, combined heat and power
  • 38% and 23% of projects in subsector from BC and QC
Cross-laminated timber
Solid wood
  • Types of projects include: supply chain optimization, advanced construction material
  • 32% and 21% of projects in subsector from QC and BC
Cellulose filaments under the microscope. Photo: FPInnovations
Biomaterials
  • Types of projects include: advanced packaging, biocomposites, pellets
  • 56% and 25% of projects in subsector from QC and ON
Al-Pac’s completed methanol purification plant. Photo: Al-Pac
Biochemicals
  • Types of projects include: bio-polymers, biocrude
  • 55% of projects in subsector from QC

Source of proposed techology/innovation

Developed by applicant

  • 37% of applications
  • 11% small plus 26% general

Academic or research facility

  • 25% of applications
  • 5% small plus 20% General

Canadian supplier

  • 18% of applications
  • 3% small plus 15% general

International supplier

  • 20% of applications
  • 6% small plus 14% general