The Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Network


Grand Challenge to Produce valuable carbon-based products from CO2 – $35 Million competition

CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses- This Grand Challenge is a global quest to turn carbon emissions into a valuable resource. The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation ( is reaching out to the world for bold ideas that will make significant and verifiable GHG reductions in our environment through the development of new technologies that use captured carbon to make it an enabling starting material instead of a waste stream.

This CAD$35 million multi-stage Challenge offers three rounds of funding over a five-year period and seeks a net reduction of GHGs of at least 1 megatonne. The first round is open to anyone with ideas or technologies that meet the Grand Challenge criteria, and the submission deadline for brief non-confidential proposals for the first round is July 15, 2013.

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