Canada’s Carbon Management Ecosystem

With the largest pipeline of emerging carbon management solutions, carbonNEXT provides support for ventures looking to commercialize and helps industries adopt business-friendly technologies that reduce emissions.

carbonNEXT is a joint program of Foresight and Carbon Management Canada.

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$ 33 million
In Capital Support Raised
1350 +
Network Reach
Ventures Supported Across 5 Provinces

Our goal is to catalyze the advancement of carbon management solutions that will reduce 100 MT of GHG emissions by 2030.

Achieving net zero GHGs is among the hardest issues we face due to the global economy relying on hard-to-decarbonize industries. It is estimated we need 2,000 to 10,000 MT of carbon capture annually to reach net zero, but over half of the CCUS technology needed is not commercially ready yet. 

Expediting the Development of Carbon Technologies

Our venture programming connects carbon technologies with training and support to accelerate your path to adoption. Join us on our mission to eliminate 100MT of GHG emissions through carbon management solutions by 2030.

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Acceleration programs
for carbontech startups

Industry-driven Innovation Challenges

Investor matchmaking and tech showcase events

Sector-specific training, mentorship and non-dilutive fund development support

Research and marketing campaigns to reduce barriers and attract investment

Network of Canadian CCUS research and technology validation facilities and expertise

carbonNEXT plays a vital connecting and convening role in the emerging Canadian CDR ecosystem. Our participation in carbonNEXT has enabled Arca to make sense of our position in that ecosystem, and contribute and learn.

Paul Needham CEO, Arca
Paul Needham

Reducing and Removing Emissions Requires All Hands on Deck

Through carbonNEXT, you can gain access to our network of carbon tech ventures, identify solutions to specific challenges, run pilot programs, access curated research, and collaborate with peers to discuss best practices. Join us to remove 100 Mt of GHG emissions by 2030.

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Technology Scouting

Are you in search of innovation without the risk We specialize in connecting companies with market-ready cleantech solutions, either publicly through a challenge, quietly through scouting, or matchmaking events.

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Market Research

Our research provides your organization with a comprehensive analysis of technology strengths, gaps, and opportunities within your industry. Let us be your guide to unlocking the insights you need to stay ahead of the curve.

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Project Development

Let us do the heavy lifting on your next project. From connecting with key partners, to running tailored events, and securing funding, our knowledgeable team specializes in convening the ecosystem to get projects over the line.

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This report sheds light on the strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities across the value chain, successfully marketing Canada as a carbon technology innovation centre of excellence.

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Meet Our carbonNEXT Ventures

From early-stage to commercial solutions, we’re seeing major advancements in Canadian carbontech and Foresight is thrilled to have supported the development and scaling of so many innovative, carbon capture, utilization and storage ventures. 

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