VANCOUVER – British Columbia is home to some of the most innovative clean tech companies in the world. By linking up innovators and adopters, this sector will be well-positioned to grow while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and tackling some of the toughest climate-related challenges we face. Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan) announced $5.2 million in funding through PacifiCan, together with $2.3 million from the Province of BC, for Foresight Canada. Foresight Canada will use this funding to establish the BC Net Zero Innovation Network (BCNZIN), bringing together innovators, businesses and stakeholders to accelerate the development of competitive cleantech solutions, and moving them to market. Foresight will initially focus on solutions for B.C.’s forestry, mining and water sectors.
Additional Coverage in BIV by Nelson Bennett: New cleantech match-maker for forestry, mining, water launched