Defining The Problem. Dialogues will be hosted to identify pressing industry challenges that need advanced technology innovations, and to thoroughly define the problem with a broad group of industry and cleantech innovators and thought leaders. Challenge is announced, and applications received.
Potential Solutions Developed. Finalists will receive funding support to develop a prototype within specified time range. Mentorship and business support will be provided by Foresight to help accelerate an idea from concept to prototype and from seed to first funding.
Solution Viability Tested. The industry sponsor will select at least one prototype for field testing.
Release to Market. Foresight will provide project management oversight, an Executive-in-Residence, lab and office space, and business support to help the company move towards commercialization.
Companies around the world are looking for technology solutions to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
SDG Connect is an Open Innovation Challenge that helps connect industry leaders facing unique sustainability challenges with game-changing Canadian cleantech innovators.