Cleantech

New Report: Only 14 Per Cent of the U.S. Water Workforce is Female

A new report from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the U.S. water sector, has generated a detailed and data-driven look at careers therein, finding that while there are looming shortages and a need for diversity in the water workforce, these jobs provide tremendous economic opportunity. Re ...

Water Filtration Cleantech Receives Indigenous Services Canada Contract

On Friday, the Government of Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program announced that it would invest in a Sudbury-based water filtration technology. Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, made the announcement that Activated White Ltd. of Sudbury, Ontario, received a $104,075 c ...

Aquahacking for Great Lakes Finalists Selected

On Saturday while many Torontonians were breezily enjoying Lake Ontario’s waterfront, 16 teams of tech-savvy students were busy presenting solutions to Great Lakes water challenges at the 2018 AquaHacking Semi-Finals Challenge at RBC WaterPark Place. Over the last three months, some of the bright ...

Aquahacking for Great Lakes Finalists Selected

On Saturday while many Torontonians were breezily enjoying Lake Ontario’s waterfront, 16 teams of tech-savvy students were busy presenting solutions to Great Lakes water challenges at the 2018 AquaHacking Semi-Finals Challenge at RBC WaterPark Place. Over the last three months, some of the bright ...

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada Invests in Forward Water Technologies

At the end of May, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) announced a private investment into Forward Water Technologies (FWT). The announcement was made in conjunction with FWT and GreenCentre Canada (GCC). The investment will support the commercial scale-up of a proprietary forward osmosis technol ...

Western Water Cleantech Companies Receive SDTC Funding

Canada has announced a new investment of $12.3-million in water cleantech. This money will forward the work of two Canadian companies working to improve water consumption and quality in Alberta and British Columbia. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced ...

Feds Launch $1M Women in Cleantech Challenge

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, unveiled a nationwide contest for Canada’s aspiring female cleantech entrepreneurs this week. Delivered in collaboration with MaRS Discovery District, the challenge will provide five women $115,000 a year for 2.5 years for living and travel e ...

2018 Water’s Next Finalists Announced!

Every year, Water Canada’s Water’s Next awards program honours the incredible achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that successfully work to make a positive change to water in our country and abroad. This year we received 59 nominations. Drawing on the advice of the esteemed grou ...

Axine Signs Wastewater Services Agreement with Electronics Manufacturer

Axine Water Technologies has signed a wastewater services agreement with a leading supplier of computer storage technologies and solutions. Under the multi-year agreement, Axine will install, monitor, and service a wastewater system at the customer’s manufacturing facility in California. The Axi ...

Minister Bains Announces $14M for Cleantech

Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, was in Mississauga yesterday following a meeting of the Economic Strategy Tables. Bains announced $14.1 million in federal funding to be spent on the development of five clean technologies, including two that are focused on ...