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Building the foundations for a cluster of clean innovation

Cleantech Commons is designed to host a cluster of growth companies, spin-out & startup ventures, and corporate accelerators & “innovation outposts”, all focused on researching, creating and commercializing clean technology products, services and technologies that aim to increase performance while reducing negative environmental impacts.…

Tenancy at Cleantech Commons

Tenants at Cleantech Commons will be able to work with world-class and internationally-recognized researchers, students and facilities at Trent University’s School of the Environment, Water Quality Centre, Centre for Biomaterials Research, Inorganic Materials Research Laboratory, and The Emery Lab, as well as with Fleming College’s…

Cleantech Commons Partners with Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3.0 – exclusive discount for members of Cleantech Commons Community

Cleantech Commons has partnered with youngStartup Ventures for the “Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3.0 – Where Innovation Meets Capital“, featuring a dedicated Cleantech Track, taking place as an online “digital edition” November 17th -19th, 2020. The Cleantech Commons community can take advantage of a…

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” launches equity crowdfunding campaign

PKA SoftTouch micro-needle technology could solve large-scale vaccination delivery issues to under-served populations worldwide A future Cleantech Commons tenant, PKA SoftTouch Corp., has launched a public equity crowdfunding campaign for its globally patented micro-needle technology that could play a key role in delivering a…

Virtual Concierge Service: “Companies are Not only Sharing IP, They are Enabling Others to Copy Their Product”, says “Friend of Cleantech Commons”, Noel Courage

The Cleantech Commons Virtual Concierge Service (VCS) is designed to curate relevant and timely information for members of the Cleantech Commons community. We understand that the amount of information about assistance programs can sometimes be overwhelming and difficult to navigate. Our VCS helps point entrepreneurs, startup & early-stage…