The Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office, Government of Alberta
First customers of innovations can be hard to find. Let the Government of Canada work with you through the transition from testing to commercialization. Hear from people who’ve done that, and how the program could work for you.
Leaders and innovators around the world are developing new technologies and business models to prepare for and capitalize on the clean economy. However, securing financing to commercialize disruptive technologies, with some notable exceptions, has been extremely challenging.
Cleantech Meets Market: A review of 103 Chinese cleantech IPO companies performance and industry growth in 2017, obtain China market update and understand specific cross-border opportunities in water and wastewater, solid waste and soil remediation sectors.
Some of the most ambitious, ‘disruptive’ ideas to advance sustainability are hatched by courageous entrepreneurs. Captivated by a vision of a world made better, and equipped with nothing more than zap straps, duct tape, and fierce determination, they set out to build the next great thing.
Chris will explore how climate change is leading to severe weather in more parts of Canada with greater frequency than ever before.
The Cascadia Connect Challenge Pitch event will provide a platform for major institutions and corporate buyers along the Cascadia Innovation Corridor (from Vancouver to Portland) to present their operational and sustainability challenges to an exclusive audience of international solution providers.
This session is intended for industry members that have or may have interests working in developing countries where Climate Financing for projects is available. The session will give an overview of the types and locations of climate funds available.
The popularity of building materials that come from renewable resources is increasing worldwide. Wood is a versatile and renewable construction material that is climate-friendly and has strong environmental credentials. The Government of Canada has recently launched the Green Construction Through Wood program (GCWood) under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.
Join us at this unique event to learn more about sector-specific challenges, discuss innovative cleantech solutions, and network with industry peers and cleantech companies.
This session brings together executives from the forestry, oil sands, and agriculture sectors to discuss common innovation pain points and opportunities. The showcase will be followed by a special announcement that will be of tremendous interest to the Canadian cleantech ecosystem.
Canada Cleantech Connect is designed to address some of the commercialization challenges facing Canadian Cleantech companies by leveraging the strengths of accelerators and industry associations.
With more than two decades of first-hand experiences with indigenous cultures and ocean-based visual storytelling from some of the most remote places in the world, Cristina Mittermeier takes us on a compassionate journey of hope, resilience and determination. She demonstrates the undeniable and urgent call for action around climate change and the impact it is having not only on our world’s oceans but on the people and wildlife who rely on the sea for survival.
20 companies from six countries are competing to win $20 million Carbon XPRIZE. Join us for a conversation about entrepreneurship, financing, and getting carbon technologies to market with some of the Semi-Finalists.
The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program will launch a number of coordinated new initiatives that will transform the way the Department of National Defence (DND) generates solutions to complex problems.
Innovative Solutions Canada is a new program with over $100 million dedicated to supporting the scale up and growth of Canada’s innovators and entrepreneurs by having the federal government act as a first customer.
Come hear from ten different clean air, water, energy, and waste-to-value companies that are scaling up quickly, inexpensively, and with a large impact on the planet.
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