Rio Tinto Fund for Aluminium Valley®

The Rio Tinto Fund for Aluminium Valley supports :
  • The development of aluminium products in Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean: design, conversion to aluminium, prototyping, modelling, etc.
  • Studies and analyses associated with the aluminium transformation industry.
  • The recovery of by-products from aluminium, recycling processes, sustainable development or circular economy
Funding :

Financial assistance can match the sponsor’s contribution up to $25,000.

Project evaluation :

Projects are selected by a committee of experts based on the following criteria: aluminium use in product design; regional benefits generated by the project; entrepreneur qualifications, among others.

Financial support :

Please contact Ms. Lilianne Savard, Project Manager, by phone at 418 669-0003, ext. 223 or by email at