Climate Innovation Fund

Climate Innovation Fund

CDPQ’s Climate Innovation Fund (CIF) is a venture capital fund launched in 2020 to seize opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy. It targets innovative and sustainable solutions that will have a major impact on GHG emissions.

$500 M

initial target

We look for an expertise in CleanTech and in AgTech

Jupiter logo
  • CleanTech
  • October 2021
  • Climate analytics for resilience and risk management
BTR Energy logo
  • CleanTech
  • December 2021
  • Transportation program management platform to measure and reduce emissions
Benson Hill logo
  • AgTech
  • March 2021
  • Food tech innovation engine to create healthier and sustainable food and ingredient options
Sentera logo
  • AgTech
  • June 2021
  • Software platform with integrated data tailored for food and agriculture

What we target

  • ~ $12-50 M (USD 10-40 M) average investment per transaction
  • Early-stage growth companies
  • Innovative companies working to develop concrete and lasting solutions to climate change

What we offer

Video: CDPQ’s Climate Innovation Fund

In this video, Geneviève Bouthillier and Christian Grimm, co-heads of CDPQ’s Climate Innovation Fund (CIF), explain the objectives of this venture capital platform.

For more information, contact us at [email protected]