Vancouver, CANADA – Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre announced the 2020 Cleantech Award Winners at the inaugural Cleantech Awards Show at the Globe 2020 Forum in Vancouver, BC on February 11, 2020.
“British Columbia has a growing reputation as a launchpad for rapidly building and scaling clean technology companies, and our success as an industry is a result of the work, passion and dedication of BC’s leaders and up-and-coming gamechangers. We are very pleased to honour them with these awards.” said Jeanette Jackson, CEO of Foresight.
Congratulations to the following people and companies:
- Industry Impact Award
Winner: Pembina Institute
- Industry Icon Award
Winner: Jonathan Rhone, Axine Water Technologies
- Newcomer Award
Winner: Trevor Burgess, Voltsafe
- Innovation Funder Award
- Sustainability Educator Award
Winner: Mark Jaccard, Simon Fraser University
- Educational Institution Award
Winner: BCIT Applied Research
- Connector Award
Winner: Wal van Lierop, Chrysalix Venture Capital
- Transformation Advocate Award
Winner: Borealis GeoPower Inc.
- Innovative Program Award
Winner: Sustainable Development Technology Canada
- Rising Star Award
Winner: Pani Energy
- Game Changer Award
Winner: Carbon Engineering
Sponsors of the BC Cleantech Awards program include Vancouver Economic Commission, KPMG, Innovate BC, Fasken, Clean BC, and Western Economic Diversification Canada.
About Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre
Foresight is Western Canada’s Cleantech Innovation Center which supports the identification and validation of cleantech opportunities and the successful commercialization of solutions. We bring together industry, government, academia and technologists to innovate and enable a responsible, more sustainable tomorrow. Find out more at www.foresightcac.com and follow on Twitter @ForesightCAC.