Posts tagged: Foresight Cleantech Accelerator

Job Opening: Part-time Office Administrator/Bookkeeper

We’ve got Big Hairy Audacious Goals – we want to inspire and accelerate cleantech startups by providing them with the tools, resources, funds and business advisory services to take their idea from concept to impact. Sounds lofty? Perhaps? Do we think its do-able – totally! We know there are many great thinkers out there and […]

News Release: Connect: The New Pan-Canadian Clean Technology Initiative

CONNECT: The New Pan-Canadian Clean Technology Initiative Vancouver, BC, March 15th, 2018 – CanadaCleantech is pleased to announce « CONNECT », an initiative to support the clean technology sector by creating a pan-Canadian network dedicated to supporting cleantech entrepreneurs across the country, regardless of the province in which they are located. CONNECT is leveraging regional […]

News Release: Vancouver’s Clean Technology Sector Receives a Boost

News Release Vancouver’s clean technology sector receives a boost Three clean technology organizations receive more than $3 million in funding from the Government of Canada March 15, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Three local companies will benefit from strategic investments to help grow the Canadian clean tech industry, protect the […]

News Release: Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge

Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge Vancouver, CANADA – March 15, 2018 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) today announced that Ontario-based Combustion & Energy Systems has been selected to advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge. Combustion & Energy […]

Cleantech Startup 101 – ARCTIC Challenge Winner, Michael Sams, President & CEO of AMSEnergy

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Sams, the President and CEO of AMSEnergy – the first-ever winner of the final stage of an ARCTIC Innovation Challenge. AMSEnergy’s thermosyphon heat pipe technology addresses the ARCTIC Waste Heat Challenge, which is sponsored by Foresight and the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA). For more […]

Cleantech Startups 101 – Soroush Karimzadeh, Co-founder of Novarc Technologies

As part of our ongoing “Cleantech Startups 101” blog series, this week we interviewed Soroush Karimzadeh, co-founder of North Vancouver-based Novarc Technologies. Novarc develops custom robots for niche applications, including the world’s first collaborative welding robot.  For starters, what is a collaborative welding robot? Novarc’s collaborative robot combines the skill of human welders with welding automation […]

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 […]