And the winners are…..going to be announced at our awards ceremony on March 24. In the meantime, we are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2022 BC Cleantech Awards. Chosen from more than 140 nominations, these individuals and organizations reflect the best of BC cleantech. Cleantech innovation starts here!
The BC Cleantech Awards ceremony, hosted by William Johnson of Vancouver Tech Journal, is a hybrid event, with finalists and program partners gathering in downtown Vancouver, and everyone in the broader cleantech community invited to join virtually. Register here.
The 2022 BC Cleantech Awards are presented by Foresight in partnership with Osler, with support from Fasken, Fort Capital, Innovate BC, Procurement Assistance Canada, IDEaS, BDC, Evok Innovations, KPMG, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Economic Commission, CHFCA, Sensodrive, and Vancity. Media sponsor: Vancouver Tech Journal.
Congratulations to our 2022 BC Cleantech Awards finalists:
Someone who has made a significant impact and is changing the world of cleantech.
- Gareth Brown, Clir
- Stuart Lombard, Ecobee
- Karn Manhas, Terramera
- Ben Nyland, Loop Energy
- Anna Stukas, Carbon Engineering
Industry / Association
An influential connector who lifts up others through introductions and networking.
- Sarah Applebaum, Pangaea Ventures
- Elisabeth Charmley, Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate (VMCC)
- Tomica Divic, Innovate BC
- Dave Schick, Canadian Fuels Association
- Chih Ting Lo, EELO Solutions
A self proclaimed leader in government who’s working hard to move us forward on the path to net zero.
- Adriane Carr, City of Vancouver
- Adria Fradley, Climate Action Secretariat, Province of B.C.
- Bruce Ralston, Government of BC
- Gerri Sinclair, Province of British Columbia
- Jonathan Wilkinson, Government of Canada
Professor or Instructor
Someone who is taking an innovative and leading approach to education in cleantech.
- Majid Bahrami, Simon Fraser University
- Hassan Farhangi, British Columbia Institute of Technology
- Patrick Kirchen, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC
- Basma Majerbi, University of Victoria
- Jack Saddler, University of British Columbia
SME Early Stage
An emerging cleantech company on the move, making things happen.
- Ekona Power
- Hydra Energy
- Moment Energy
- Solaires Entreprises Inc
- Viridis Research
SME Later Stage
A growing cleantech venture that is connecting with customers and contributing climate solutions.
- Loop Energy
- Novarc Technologies Inc.
- Okos Smart Homes
An early-adopting organization that uses their power and influence to move the province toward a sustainable future.
- Fortis BC
- ICE Fund
- Southern Railway of BC
- Teck Resources
- Vancouver Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU)
An organization that is contributing to the region’s liveability through their support of cleantech.
- BC Centre for Innovation & Clean Energy (CICE)
- BC Sustainable Energy Association
- City of Quesnel
- Kanaka Bar Indian Band
- Squamish Nation
- Student Energy
A powerhouse of educational excellence that is championing the cleantech future.
- [email protected]
- Okanagan College
- Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
- Simon Fraser University
- University of British Columbia – Okanagan
An impact investor or funder that is making a difference by investing in the clean economy.
- Active Impact Investments
- National Bank Financial
- NRC IRAP
- Raven Indigenous Capital
- VANTEC Angel Network
We hope you’ll join us at the BC Cleantech Awards ceremony on March 24. Register.