Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation

February 14, 2013 14:05 ET

CCEMC to Announce $35 Million International Grand Challenge to Identify Innovative Uses for Carbon Emissions

Alberta's first Grand Challenge seeks to move carbon from a liability to an asset

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2013) - The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation will host a media conference to announce a Grand Challenge that will identify innovative uses for carbon emissions. The international open innovation competition will award up to $35 million in grants through three rounds of funding over five years and is expected to produce multiple technologies that will provide significant net reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

This is the first international Grand Challenge launched in Alberta, Canada.

When: February 21, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time

Where: William Tomison Room, Sutton Place Hotel; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Who: Alberta Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Diana McQueen, CCEMC Vice Chair Dr. David Lewin, Chair of the CCEMC Grand Challenge Steering Committee Paul Clark, CEO Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions Dr. Eddy Isaccs, Denys Resnick, Vice President Strategic Program NineSigma and James Chepyha, Vice President of Investments, Alberta for Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital.

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This media conference will be live streamed to During the media conference, questions can be emailed to and we will do our best to arrange for participants to respond.

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