Articles by: Margot Holmes

News Release: Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge

Ontario-Based Innovator Selected to Advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge Vancouver, CANADA – March 15, 2018 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) today announced that Ontario-based Combustion & Energy Systems has been selected to advance in the ARCTIC Mining Hot Water Production Challenge. Combustion & Energy […]

Foresight and BC Bioenergy Network Launch Challenge to Improve the Business Case for Farmers Producing Renewable Natural Gas

For immediate release Contact: Alex Carr: 1.778.384.8711 alex@acarrconsulting.com  Foresight and BC Bioenergy Network Launch Challenge to Improve the Business Case for Farmers Producing Renewable Natural Gas Vancouver, CANADA – December 19, 2017 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) today announced an ARCTIC Innovation Challenge to find technologies that will convert the […]

Cleantech Startup 101 – ARCTIC Challenge Winner, Michael Sams, President & CEO of AMSEnergy

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Sams, the President and CEO of AMSEnergy – the first-ever winner of the final stage of an ARCTIC Innovation Challenge. AMSEnergy’s thermosyphon heat pipe technology addresses the ARCTIC Waste Heat Challenge, which is sponsored by Foresight and the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA). For more […]

Foresight and COSIA Select First-Ever Winner of Pioneering ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program

For immediate release November 15, 2017 Contact: Alex Carr 1.778.384.8711, alex@acarrconsulting.com Foresight and COSIA Select First-Ever Winner of Pioneering ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program AMSEnergy Corp’s Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger will capture heat lost during oil sands production and reduce GHG emissions Vancouver, CANADA — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and COSIA member companies – ConocoPhillips Canada, […]

Foresight, COSIA & Alberta Innovates Award Funding to Advance Canadian GHG Emissions Reduction Technology

Foresight, COSIA and Alberta Innovates Award Funding to Advance Canadian GHG Emissions Reduction Technologies Challenge Winners Will Develop Solutions for Hot Water Production in Oil Sands Mining Facilities Alberta, CANADA – October 10, 2017 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) and Alberta Innovates today announced that Western Canada-based (Alberta and […]

Foresight and NAL Resources Launch Challenge to Crowdsource Ideas to Abandon and Reclaim Oil and Gas Wells

ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Will Seek Creative Technological Solutions To Close Wells In An Environmentally Robust and Efficient Manner Vancouver, CANADA – July 25, 2017 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and NAL Resources today announced the ARCTIC Innovation Challenge, an effort to find technologies to abandon  and reclaim oil and gas wells efficiently while also meeting […]

Foresight & FPInnovations award over $250,000 to accelerate innovative technologies that will support sustainable forest management & create jobs.

Media release Foresight and FPInnovations award over $250,000 to accelerate innovative technologies that will support sustainable forest management and create jobs Three companies named the winners of the initial stage of the FPInnovations-ARCTIC Forest Inventory Challenge Vancouver, CANADA – March 14, 2017 – Today Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations announced three winners of the […]

Mining for Solutions – Agenda for Workshop Jan 24

WD Mining for Solutions Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9am to 12 noon PST Vancouver Convention Centre, West Rooms 116-117   Session Objective: To accelerate the adoption of near term solutions by bringing together mining industry representatives with potential solution providers/SMEs   Time Topic Speakers 9:00 – 9:05 Welcome and Overview Carol-Ann Brown 9:05 – 9:10 […]

Mining for Solutions – Tue. January 24, 2017 Vancouver BC

Mining for Solutions will introduce industry decision makers to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with innovative solutions for challenges in the mining sector. In the drive to improve productivity and competitiveness, innovation continues to be top-of-mind for economic sectors across Canada. Mining for Solutions aims to advance innovation in the mining sector by convening key […]