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Servicing Resumed at Cleantech Commons 

Anyone who regularly uses Pioneer Road on Trent University’s East Bank will know that the site of Cleantech Commons is currently a hive of activity! Municipal services – previously provided to the entrance of the research park – are now being extended into Cleantech…

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 partnered with our friends at the Innovation Cluster to present a talk by Jason Wight of OPG. Read more about that event here! Jason is Director of Engineering at Ontario Power Generation‘s Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and…

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…

Tenant Criteria for Cleantech Commons

The Cleantech Commons Management Committee has released a list of “Tenant Criteria” for our 85-acre clean & green technology research park. Learn more about the sectors that are a core focus of Cleantech Commons, our tenant criteria, and the tenant evaluation and assessment process…

“Construction expected soon for Cleantech Commons”: Peterborough This Week

Peterborough This Week reports that “After a summer of preparing Cleantech Commons’ main access road, work is being done to prepare for construction of the city’s upcoming green-tech business park.” Read the full article here! Martin Yuill, Cleantech Commons executive director is quoted as saying that…