EXTERNAL: Cleantech Energy Innovation - Creative Solution Development for the Energy Transition

21 Oct. 2021


Part of the McNeil Centre for Applied Renewable Energy’s Renewable Energy Seminar Series, with experts ranging from industry, academia, and government.

Join Jeff Reading, Executive in Residence and Stephen Wilson, VP Acceleration of the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre on Thursday, 21 October from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. for this engaging and informative session!

This interactive presentation will pose a number of provocative questions intent on unpacking the challenges and opportunities associated with advancing innovative cleantech solutions and the implications of climate change. The presentation will discuss the path from technology to commercialized products that address industry challenges and build a thriving economy in a post COVID low carbon world. It will cover:

  • What is cleantech anyway?
  • How is building the business case for cleantech different from a conventional approach to market?
  • Case study examples that demonstrate how the innovation ecosystem, business novelty and creative funding models build successful companies in Alberta.
  • What are the global trends and emerging drivers that indicate cleantech is a globally significant phenomenon that creates wealth and supports sustainability?

Date: Thursday, 21 October 2021
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. MDT
Format: Webinar


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