Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Government of Canada

Government of Canada

November 26, 2009 11:45 ET

Media Advisory: SDTC and the Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Innovative Automated Water Monitoring System

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2009) - Officials from the Government of Canada and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) will announce funding for a project led by Pathogen Detection Systems Inc. to develop and demonstrate a portable and automated water monitoring system that has the potential to increase test performance while reducing costs for water utilities.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 26, 2009
4:00 pm

Location: Queen's University
Biosciences Complex, Atrium
116 Barrie Street
Kingston ON

Participants: David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the
Minister of Natural Resources and for the Canadian
Wheat Board
Maria Aubrey, Senior Vice President, Operations, SDTC

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an arm's-length foundation created by the Government of Canada which operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technological solutions. The $550 million SD Tech Fund™ supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water, and clean soil. The $500 million NextGen Biofuels Fund™ supports the establishment of first-of-kind large demonstration-scale facilities for the production of next-generation renewable fuels.

Contact Information

  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada
    Patrice Breton
    Director, Communications
    613-234-6313 x 295
    Natural Resources Canada
    Jocelyne Turner
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister