New net-zero innovation network to fast track B.C.’s clean-tech sector

By Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low-Carbon Innovation
Government of British Columbia
February 1, 2023
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada, Canada West

A new business innovation network is launching on the West Coast, aimed at helping British Columbia transition to a clean, net-zero economy. “Foresight’s Net Zero Innovation Network will help support the adoption and growth of clean tech in B.C. This will help to meet our greenhouse gas reduction targets, drive economic growth, and enhance industrial competitiveness,” said Adam Walker, Parliamentary Secretary for the Sustainable Economy. Foresight Canada, with $2.3 million in support from the Province and $5.2 million from Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan), is creating the BC Net Zero Innovation Network to support clean-tech innovators and adopters to compete, attract investment and talent, and help them grow faster while bringing their products to market. …A final report released in June 2020 recommended the development of a new clean-tech cluster organization with focuses on water, mining and agriculture alongside energy, transportation and forestry.

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