Accelerate from Anywhere

Through mentorship, education, industry and investor connections, and networking events, our acceleration programs help all Canadian cleantech ventures get to market and scale faster.

8000 +
Jobs Created
$ 474 M
In Revenue Generated
1090 +
Companies Supported
$ 1.68 B
In Venture Raised Capital

Foresight has exceptional expertise in building a business, in knowing how to set milestones and build the structures required to grow the business. That’s been invaluable to me as a technical founder.

Julie Angus CEO, Open Ocean Robotics
Julie Angus

Did You Know, Only 1 in 20 Cleantech Ventures Succeeds? 

If we are going to tackle the climate crisis, we need to drastically increase this success rate. Foresight's approach provides ventures with the tailored support you need today to ensure your solution makes a difference tomorrow.

The Foresight Difference

Our program ramp offers access to Canada’s largest cleantech advisory network, tailored programming, and a national cleantech community.

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Access Tailored Programming for Your Sector

Focus your technology and transform your business with hands-on support from experts in your sector. 

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Work with a 200+ Strong Advisory Network

Receive ongoing mentorship from our network of founders, industry leaders, and cleantech experts.

Meet our EIRs and Mentors

Connect with Over 500 Passionate Investors

Expedite your access to capital. Enjoy curated matchmaking sessions with the right investors to elevate your solution. 

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Anywhere at Any Stage

We are the only accelerator to support climate entrepreneurs from ideation through to commercialization and into industry adoption. Our best-in-class and stage-appropriate programs start at just $100 per month. 

We are also an approved Startup Visa Program partner. Learn more here..

SuperchargeYour Breakthrough Technology

Earth Tech: 2050 is an accelerator for Canada’s top climate tech startups with the potential to reduce half a gigatonne of CO2e by 2050. Over nine months, you'll receive comprehensive, world-class support to fast-track your success and impact.  

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Tailor Your Growth

Every venture's journey is unique, so we offer free, supplementary programming to support your unique needs. Delivered over four short, interactive sessions, these are delivered approximately three times per year. 

Investor Readiness

Raising funding is one of the biggest hurdles that cleantech startups face. Accelerate your path to investment in this series.

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Pathway to Pilot

Securing a paid pilot with a customer is a significant step in successfully launching your cleantech venture. Secure a pilot faster. 

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Avoid the pitfalls that many first-time founders experience with boards. Learn to navigate corporate governance effectively as you scale. 

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Building the NEXT Economy with Sector-Specific Programming Suited to Your Industry.

Discover Sector Networks


agriNEXT is leading the growth of Canada’s agtech and agrifood industries, including regenerative agriculture, reducing water use, expanding automation and AI, and reducing pesticides and pollutants.


bioNEXT is leveraging the strengths of Canada’s natural resources to explore biomaterials, biofuels, and other biological resources to provide products, processes, and services that align with a sustainable economic system.


buildNEXT is a sector-specific accelerator that focuses on renewable building materials, green construction practices and products, and other principles of sustainability in the built environment.


carbonNEXT supports CCUS strategies needed to help Canada meet net zero emissions goals, including exploration of carbon sequestration, creating new products with carbon, and supporting decarbonization.


powerNEXT is an integrated Canadian power sector network that fosters innovation and builds powerful connections to support Canada in getting to a 100% net zero electricity system by 2025.


waterNEXT is a pan-Canadian water technology ecosystem working to accelerate the scale-up and adoption of Canadian competitive water technology solutions to address the world’s most pressing water challenges.

Calling All Canadian Founders with a Vision for a Greener Future

Join our community of innovators and get access to exclusive funding opportunities, discounts, and cleantech insights. Your community is waiting. 

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How to Apply

No matter what stage you’re at, we’re ready to help you grow your business. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Complete the application form
  2. A Foresight Program Manager will setup a 30 min introductory call
  3. If you are a good fit*, you will meet with a Program Manager and 2-3 EIRS for an intake panel
  4. After a successful intake panel, we will match you with the Foresight program best suited for your company’s maturity and TRL level

*Our programs are best suited to Canadian cleantech, for profit, scalable businesses with a clear environmental benefit. 

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Intake Frequency

We accept applications on an ongoing basis for all of our core programs. Most run three times per year with additional growth programming and mentoring available.

Ideation Programs:
Kickstart – Fall (Sep – Nov), Winter (Jan – Mar), Spring (May – June)

Commercialization Programs:
Launch & Deliver*
– Fall (Sep – Dec), Winter (Jan – Apr), Spring (Apr – July)

Scale Programs:
– Ongoing, clients can begin at anytime

Earth Tech – January to June

*Designed to be taken one after the other – approximately six weeks each.

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Supporting Homegrown Solutions, Solving Global Challenges

Through our partnership with SI Canada, Accelerate from Anywhere programs are available to cleantech entrepreneurs across Canada, including with a focus on serving more women and BIPOC cleantech founders. Read more.