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Servicing Resumes at Cleantech Commons 

Municipal services – previously provided to the entrance of Cleantech Commons on Trent University’s East Bank – are now being extended into the research and innovation park. When this phase of servicing is complete, Cleantech Commons will be ready to accept tenants, turning the vision…

Cleantech Commons highlighted in 2019 year-end media

Cleantech Commons received several positive media reviews at the end of 2019. In an Editorial published on December 09, Peterborough Examiner writes that “Cleantech Commons is based on ‘green’ expertise that already exists at Trent and is well on the way to having real,…

Cleantech Commons Partners to present a Talk by Jason Wight of OPG

Kicking off 2020 in style, Cleantech Commons has partnered with our friends at the Innovation Cluster to present a talk by Jason Wight of OPG. Jason is Director of Engineering at Ontario Power Generation‘s Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and founder of OPG’s accelerator, X-LAB.…

Cleantech Commons contributes to Trent’s improved Sustainability Ranking

The reputation of Cleantech Commons partner and host institution, Trent University, as a world-leading environmental university was highlighted when it was named among the top 100 most sustainable university campuses around the world in the 2019 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The latest annual…

Cleantech Commons announces OCTIA Membership

Clean technology sector leaders have come together to launch the Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association (OCTIA), a not-for-profit organization that will champion Ontario’s cleantech sector. (According to MaRS Data Catalyst, 131 Ontario-based cleantech ventures collectively reached revenue figures of nearly CAD $500 million in…