2017

Foresight and COSIA Select First-Ever Winner of Pioneering ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program

For immediate release November 15, 2017 Contact: Alex Carr 1.778.384.8711, alex@acarrconsulting.com Foresight and COSIA Select First-Ever Winner of Pioneering ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program AMSEnergy Corp’s Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger will capture heat lost during oil sands production and reduce GHG emissions Vancouver, CANADA — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and COSIA member companies – ConocoPhillips Canada, […]

Foresight, COSIA and Alberta Innovates Award Funding to Advance Canadian GHG Emissions Reduction Technologies

Foresight, COSIA and Alberta Innovates Award Funding to Advance Canadian GHG Emissions Reduction Technologies Challenge Winners Will Develop Solutions for Hot Water Production in Oil Sands Mining Facilities Alberta, CANADA – October 10, 2017 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) and Alberta Innovates today announced that Western Canada-based (Alberta and […]

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 […]

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 […]