2016

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. […]

Cleantech Startups 101 – John Bruce, EIR at Foresight

As part of our ongoing “Cleantech Startups 101” blog series, this week we interviewed John Bruce, a Foresight Executive in Residence (EiR) who has been involved in building, managing, and investing in early stage energy- and technology-based ventures for 20 years. Why is the Customer Discovery process – identifying, classifying and quantifying your customer and […]

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. […]