A new water cluster developing the next generation of Canadian water technologies & solutions.

JUST ANNOUNCED:  WaterSMART & Foresight partnership will expand the waterNEXT distributed water cluster across Canada. Learn more.

The waterNEXT cluster brings together water technology innovators and industry leaders seeking solutions from across Canada, providing meaningful representation of the unique sector-specific dynamics facing today’s water sector.

NEW Pan-Canada waterNEXT Accelerator Program

WaterSMART Canada, Foresight, and Bluetech Research launch exciting water accelerator program for Canada’s water technology companies, supported by NRC IRAP. 54+ break-through companies are participating in this market-driven program this fall. The program offers:

  • A network of mentors and advisors, water industry veterans that can offer you business, market and technical advice

  • Sought-after education programs designed to fast track your commercialization, scale-up your timelines and get your technology to market faster

  • Access to extensive waterNEXT technical and market intelligence support through partners WaterSMART and Bluetech Research

  • Access to an investor network, pitch opportunities, and networking events that can offer you direct access to investors interested in the water sector

Please contact us for more information or to find out about upcoming programs.

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Industry innovation partnerships offer unique opportunities for global water companies looking to play a role in developing Canada’s water innovation agenda.


Since we joined Foresight, we’ve quadrupled our team within the last year, experienced tremendous growth and successfully raised capital. Their advisors really understand deep tech, and how to align your business models and technology in an emerging market. I was really impressed with Foresight’s structure and follow-up.

Devesh Bharadwaj P.Eng

(Top 5 Most Disruptive Water Technologies Winner at the Global Water Summit in Paris, France).


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