Posts tagged: Foresight

Cleantech Startups 101 – Jeanette Jackson, EIR at Foresight

As part of our ongoing “Cleantech Startups 101” blog series, this week we interviewed Jeanette Jackson, a successful serial entrepreneur and one of Foresight’s Executives In Residence (EIRs). Among other accomplishments, Jeanette was CEO of revolutionary Light-Based Technologies, has advised organizations including the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs BC, and is currently Executive Director of eTrove. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 & 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 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 […]