Articles by: Foresight CAC

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. […]

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 […]