Posts tagged: Foresight Cleantech Accelerator

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

Startup Canada partners with Foresight

More ways to work with Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre Today, Startup Canada announced partnerships with four co-working spaces in British Columbia as part of its Startup Space Fund. Cowork Penticton, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Launch Academy, and Revelstoke Coworking were chosen as the entrepreneur-led, grassroots co-working spaces that will provide space for Startup Canada members. […]