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“People of the Portal”: Carbonix named a “2023 ‘Clean50′” company

In our “People of the Portal” series, we highlight innovative and entrepreneurial members of the Cleantech Commons Cleantech Innovation Portal and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Portal members. This week, we are delighted to let you know that a Cleantech Commons Cleantech Innovation Portal client –…

“People of the Portal”: Working with Trent University, indigenous startup helps solve environmental challenge

We have had several occasions recently to celebrate the successes of a number of Cleantech Commons Cleantech Innovation Portal client companies. This week: please join me in celebrating a Cleantech Innovation Portal client AND a future Cleantech Commons tenant, Carbonix. “Energy Examined” has profiled…

Collaborative Research Project using state-of-the-art Mass Spectrometry leads to Sustainable Agriculture Breakthrough

NutriAg Launches M-BOS™ Biological Plant Supplement in Canada Demonstrating the power of collaboration between researchers, academics, and the business sector, a new range of biological nutrient solutions for the agricultural sector has hit the Canadian market. The collaboration between the NutriAg Group and the…

“Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, PKA SoftTouch, celebrates key Investment Milestones

A Cleantech Commons “Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, PKA Softtouch, recently celebrated raising $750,000 from over 400 individual investors. (You can join PKA on the portal by registering your cleantech innovation here.) The company tells us that this pool of shareholders are now “PKA SoftTouch Co-owners“, with each investor…

“Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, Noblegen, a QUORN Innovation Challenge Finalist

A Cleantech Commons “Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, and a “Future Cleantech Commons™ Tenant”, Noblegen’s work with euglena was recognized internationally during the QUORN Foods Innovation Challenge at the 2021 Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins Summit. QUORN put a call out to start-ups that are leveraging technology to create realistic whole…

“Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, Noblegen, awarded “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” Label

The Solar Impulse Foundation has awarded “Future Cleantech Commons™ Tenant,” Noblegen, an advanced digital biology company, the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” Label, furthering its mission to help create a balanced ecosystem by solving the environmental and nutritional challenges of our global food system. Disclosure: Noblegen…

“Future Cleantech Commons Tenant,” PKA SoftTouch, named a “Top Ten” by iCAN 2020 – set to revolutionize syringe marketplace worldwide

A “Future Cleantech Commons™ Tenant“, PKA SoftTouch Inc., has been awarded a “Top 10 Best Invention” award at the International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2020) for their Micro-Needle Device. The award was the only one made to a Canadian company, and the invention…

Peterborough water tech company, Rainmaker, sees major growth through pandemic – PKED

In an article titled “Peterborough Watertech Company Rainmaker Seeing Major Growth Through Pandemic“, our friends at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development profile Peterborough-based air-to-water and water-to-water cleantech company and “Friend of Cleantech Commons“, Rainmaker Worldwide. “The Peterborough-based water technology company,” PKED writes, is…

“Friend of Cleantech Commons”, Rainmaker Worldwide, signs “Water-as-a-Service” agreement with Jamaica’s Northern Caribbean University

A future Cleantech Commons tenant, Rainmaker Worldwide Inc., has announced the signing of a Water-as-a-Service (WaaS) agreement with Jamaica’s Northern Caribbean University (NCU). Rainmaker will supply up to 5,000 litres of water per day for 3 years through their established Air-to-Water technology (See video below!)…