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“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, PKA SoftTouch, addresses needle phobia with revolutionary micro-needle technology – a made-in-Canada solution from a Future Cleantech Commons Tenant

As long as needles have been around health care delivery, fear of them has been a constant! However, thanks to a Cleantech Commons “Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator, a solution may be at hand. Lakefield, Ontario-based research and development company, PKA, a “Future Cleantech Commons™…

“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!)…

“Friend of Cleantech Commons”, Noblegen, selected for Canadian delegation to 2020 Cleantech Forum in San Francisco

Future Cleantech Commons tenant, Noblegen Inc., an advanced nutritional ingredient company, was selected to join the Canadian government’s recent delegation to the 2020 Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, California. Noblegen is a cleantech nutritional ingredient company that produces plant-based ingredients using the sustainable microorganism Euglena…