Articles by: Foresight CAC

Cleantech Startups 101 – Keith Gillard, Pangaea Ventures

As part of our ongoing “Cleantech Startups 101” blog series, this week we interview Keith Gillard, General Partner of Pangaea Ventures Ltd. Keith has been investing in cleantech and advanced materials start-up companies since 2001, initially with Mitsubishi Corporation and then as President of BASF Venture Capital America Inc. He is also a Foresight board […]

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. […]

Cleantech Startups 101 – MP Jonathan Wilkinson

As part of our ongoing “Cleantech Startups 101” blog series, this week we sat down with Jonathan Wilkinson, North Vancouver MP and Parliamentary Secretary to Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister for Environment and Climate Change. Jonathan is also a successful cleantech executive – having served as CEO of QuestAir Technologies and BioteQ Environmental Technologies and as […]

Neil Huff’s journey: From fishing to Foresight

This is the first installment in Foresight’s blog series, which will feature interviews with and insights from innovators, investors, funders and experts on all things cleantech. Subscribe to our blog series below.  Neil Huff is the Managing Director of the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Western Canada’s first clean technology accelerator. Over the next few months, I’m […]

Build your business at #BCTECH Summit 2016

Over two days in January (Jan 18 – 19), the #BCTECH Summit will help BC tech companies attract customers, connect with investors, network with government representatives and build their brand. Here’s how you can take advantage of these opportunities. Meet one-on-one with customers, potential suppliers and government procurement specialists in B2B Meetings. Apply now to […]

Foresight’s ARCTIC Program Partners with COSIA to Announce Call for Applications to Deliver Environmental Solutions for Canada’s Resource Sector

Proposals Invited to Address “Waste Heat Recovery” For In Situ Oil Sands Facilities VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 17, 2015) – Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) have launched the first “ARCTIC Innovation Challenge” in the resource sector, the first from organizations designed to develop and provide advanced technologies for […]