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Ionada secures $1.1 million grant from SDTC

posted Feb 24, 2015, 7:48 AM by Ionada Media
February 20, 2015 - Concord, Ontario, Canada.  Ionada Incorporated  announced today that it has secured a $1.1 million technology commercialization grant for its Membrane Scrubber pilot testing from the Canadian federally-funded Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). 

“Our government’s support for the Ionada Membrane Scrubber Project is creating well-paying jobs and generating economic opportunities. Our investment contributes to technological innovation, economic prosperity and a cleaner environment in Ontario and across Canada.”   Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources.

SDTC and Government of Canada Announcement February 20, 2015

“It is a tremendous honour for Ionada to receive an award from SDTC and the Government of Canada. The funding will help create Canadian innovative clean marine technology jobs and help position the company as a global leader in emission capture and control systems for transportation and industrial process applications.” 
Edoardo Panziera, President/CEO, Ionada

Thomas Gehring, VP of Product Development, Honourable Greg Rickford, Jane Pagel,
CEO of SDTC, and Henry Toy, Director of Ionada.

About Ionada Incorporated: 
Ionada ( is a Canadian technology leader in air emission and water treatment technologies, focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing marine Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS). Ionada's mission is to provide emission abatement technologies that not only keep our air and waters clean, but provide a financial benefit to our customers.   

About SDTC
On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada helps move Canadian clean technologies forward, readying them for growth and export markets. With a portfolio of companies under management valued at more than $2.5 billion, SDTC is demonstrating that cleantech is a driver of jobs, productivity and economic prosperity.  SDTC works with the private sector and all levels of government to meet the Government of Canada's commitment to create a healthy environment and a high quality of life for all Canadians. SDTC operates as a not-for-profit corporation.

Forward Looking Statements
These statements address future events and conditions and so involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ from those currently projected. The Corporation does not assume the obligation to update any forward‐looking statement.

Source, Ionada Incorporated.

For further information, contact Alison Durtnall,10-178 Pennsylvania  Avenue, Concord, ON, L4K 4B1, Canada, + 289 474 5315