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IMPACT STATS
$ 31.5 M
In Funding to Challenge Winners
57
Challenges Run
68.9 Mt
Projected Emission Reductions

We Source Solutions for Your Unique Sustainability Hurdles

Access the largest Canadian network of innovative cleantech solutions

Identify market-ready solutions through our cleantech concierge service

Rely on our team of dedicated experts to ensure you meet your bold climate goals


We’re pleased that our Challenge has identified new techniques to recover valuable products from the wastewater sludges produced during our manufacturing process. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all the applicants that took the time to present their interesting solutions. We are looking forward to working with C-Green and Yilkins to co-create a pilot proposal.

Mariana Parody Transformation Manager, CMPC
<strong>Mariana Parody</strong>

Our Innovation Challenges Provide a Systemized, De-Risked, and Cost-Effective Process for Sourcing, Evaluating, Testing, and Implementing Cleantech Solutions.  

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Working with Foresight Helps You:

  • Cut through the noise. We manage the innovation recruitment, triage, and readiness assessments.
  • Source opportunities through an established, proven process.
  • Validate solutions with the support of independent third-party experts.
  • Leverage our network of cleantech startups, companies, executives, and advisors.
  • Raise your profile through large, widely-marketed innovation calls or competitions (optional).
  • Share results with other challenge sponsors in a buyer group or more broadly with the public (optional).

Challenge Case Studies

Find out how Foresight’s past Innovation Challenges have identified solutions, launched projects, created jobs, and reduced GHG emissions.

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Access Leading Research and Market Intelligence 

We offer tailored research services to help you develop a deeper understanding of the technology strengths, gaps, and opportunities within your industry.

Tap into Our Powerful Cleantech Networks

Our regional and sectoral networks focus on rallying ecosystems around the development and adoption of cleantech solutions needed to get to net zero as quickly as possible.

agriNEXT

Reduce GHG emissions in the Canadian agrifood sector by 50% by 2030.

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bioNEXT

Drive value chain transformation that increases revenue per sustainable yield by 25%.

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buildNEXT

Ensure 40% of all building stock in Canada is net zero by 2030.

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carbonNEXT

Catalyze the advancement of carbon management solutions that will reduce 100 MT of GHG emissions by 2030.

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powerNEXT

Accelerate a pathway to 90% renewable and clean power in Canada by 2030.

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bioNEXT

Achieve less than 10% municipal and industrial water loss by 2033.

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British Columbia’s Net Zero Innovation Network

Industry leaders in mining, water, transportation, and forestry can take advantage of our proven process of sourcing, validating, and testing climate solutions to meet your specific emission reduction targets. Let our team build capacity and take on the risk so you can meet net zero. 

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