Posts tagged: Foresight Cleantech Accelerator

News Release: Connect: The New Pan-Canadian Clean Technology Initiative

CONNECT: The New Pan-Canadian Clean Technology Initiative Vancouver, BC, March 15th, 2018 – CanadaCleantech is pleased to announce « CONNECT », an initiative to support the clean technology sector by creating a pan-Canadian network dedicated to supporting cleantech entrepreneurs across the country, regardless of the province in which they are located. CONNECT is leveraging regional […]

News Release: Vancouver’s Clean Technology Sector Receives a Boost

News Release Vancouver’s clean technology sector receives a boost Three clean technology organizations receive more than $3 million in funding from the Government of Canada March 15, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Three local companies will benefit from strategic investments to help grow the Canadian clean tech industry, protect the […]

News Release: Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge

Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge Vancouver, CANADA – March 15, 2018 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) today announced that Ontario-based Combustion & Energy Systems has been selected to advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge. Combustion & Energy […]

Getting to Know…. Aslam Nathoo, Vice-President, Operations at Foresight

Aslam Nathoo joined Foresight as Vice President of Operations on January 1, 2018. He has spent more than 20 years helping companies build, market and sell exciting and innovative products. His background includes experience in sales, product management, product marketing, business development and operations, and he has worked with companies ranging from early stage start-ups […]

Cleantech Startup 101 – ARCTIC Challenge Winner, Michael Sams, President & CEO of AMSEnergy

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Sams, the President and CEO of AMSEnergy – the first-ever winner of the final stage of an ARCTIC Innovation Challenge. AMSEnergy’s thermosyphon heat pipe technology addresses the ARCTIC Waste Heat Challenge, which is sponsored by Foresight and the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA). For more […]

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 […]