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Foresight and NAL Resources Launch Challenge to Crowdsource Ideas to Abandon and Reclaim Oil and Gas Wells

ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Will Seek Creative Technological Solutions To Close Wells In An Environmentally Robust and Efficient Manner Vancouver, CANADA – July 25, 2017 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and NAL Resources today announced the ARCTIC Innovation Challenge, an effort to find technologies to abandon  and reclaim oil and gas wells efficiently while also meeting […]

Meet Foresight’s newest Board Member – Elicia Maine

This week we interviewed Foresight’s newest board member, Elicia Maine. Elicia is a Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Simon Fraser University. She is also the founding Academic Director of Invention to Innovation, a graduate certificate program aimed at giving PhD Scientists and Engineers the skills to lead in Science & Technology Commercialization. Professor Maine […]

Foresight & FPInnovations award over $250,000 to accelerate innovative technologies that will support sustainable forest management & create jobs.

Media release Foresight and FPInnovations award over $250,000 to accelerate innovative technologies that will support sustainable forest management and create jobs Three companies named the winners of the initial stage of the FPInnovations-ARCTIC Forest Inventory Challenge Vancouver, CANADA – March 14, 2017 – Today Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations announced three winners of the […]

Foresight & Ready to Rocket

Last night, March 2, 2017 the new Ready to Rocket list was presented in Vancouver and Foresight is very proud to announce that our companies and alumni companies were well represented: Cleantech Emerging Rockets: Acuva Anaconda (Recycle Now) BC Biocarbon DarkVision Hydra Energy Portable Electric Rotoliptic Cleantech Ready to Rocket: Bionic Power Neurio IT Emerging […]

Foresight, COSIA and Alberta Innovates Launch $1.2 Million Cleantech Challenge to Reduce GHG Emissions in Canada’s Oil Sands

Unique Federal-BC-Alberta Collaboration Invites Proposals to Address Hot Water Production in Oil Sands Mining Facilities Vancouver, CANADA – November 2, 2016 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) and Alberta Innovates today announced an ARCTIC Challenge for hot water production technologies. The challenge aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and […]

Foresight and COSIA award cleantech companies up to $250,000

Foresight and COSIA award cleantech companies up to $250,000 to accelerate technologies that reduce GHG emissions in Canada’s oil sands. Winners of the initial stage of the first-ever ARCTIC Challenge will develop their solutions for capturing heat lost during oil sands production Vancouver, CANADA – August 22, 2016 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Canada’s […]

Proposals Invited to Address the Forest Inventory Remote Sensing Challenge Vancouver, BC – June 27, 2016 – Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations are launching the first-ever “ARCTIC Challenge” for the forest sector, to elicit proposals from cleantech innovators on solutions to current challenges. The Challenge focuses on remote sensing solutions for conducting forest inventories. […]

Foresight Cleantech Highlights – April 2016

For the latest news on cleantech policy, financing and resources…as well as what’s happening at Foresight I’ve often heard the cleantech community described as, “a loose affiliation of secret handshakes.” We like to think of Foresight as the connective tissue between many of the key players in that community: entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, funders, and government. […]

2016 BCIC-New Ventures Competition and Education Series

The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is back for its 16th year and will be awarding over $300,000 in cash and prizes. Why enter? Participating ventures get education, feedback, and great networking opportunities. Our top 25 companies receive mentorship plus additional exposure and recognition as a venture to watch. With the support of our sponsors plus the accelerator and tech community, the competition attracts […]

Join Foresight at GLOBE 2016 for the ARCTIC Showcase on March 2nd in Vancouver

Event: Foresight-ARCTIC Showcase: Fast-tracking Cleantech Innovation in the Resource Sector. Description: The session will provide an overview of Foresight’s ARCTIC program, which brings together industry partners and cleantech innovators to find and fund solutions for resource sector challenges. The session will specifically explore the COSIA-ARCTIC Challenge experience, and also announce details of the upcoming challenge. […]