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Cleantech Commons Program Partner, GreenCentre Canada, now accepting applications for the “Advance-ON Program”

As an organization focused on supporting Canadian ventures in the cleantech sector to create opportunities for growth, scaling, funding, and commercial success, Cleantech Commons is excited to announce that a Cleantech Commons partner, GreenCentre Canada, is accepting applications for the second cohort of their “Advance-ON” program.

Learn more about the “Advance-ON” program here!

The GreenCentre’s “Advance-ON” Program provides unique, high-value services to start-ups in the sustainable chemistry and advanced materials sectors, driving their early-stage innovations to market faster so their businesses can raise the investment they need to scale and grow.

The successful applicants to this competitive program will receive a project with access to GreenCentre’s full suite of services at no cost.

The first five companies accepted into the program include:


Commercializing cleantech innovations remains challenging owing to limited access to the specialized resources required for technology development and validation. The pandemic has intensified this challenge, impacting SMEs by limiting the support and resources they so desperately need.

Advance-ON provides critical technical services to drive the recovery and growth of cleantech SMEs in southern Ontario, accelerating their time to market, unlocking investment, and creating jobs.

Program Eligibility

Advance-ON is available to cleantech SMEs and startups, located in southern Ontario, actively developing sustainable chemistry and materials-related products or processes.

About GreenCentre Canada

Located in Kingston, Ontario, GreenCentre Canada supports the growth of chemical and materials companies by transforming their innovations into valued products, processes, and services.

GreenCentre Canada’s mission is to accelerate promising chemistry solutions that advance both the economy and the environment through two state-of-the-art lab facilities and a team that includes highly experienced chemists, commercial experts, and business professionals who work closely with a network of entrepreneurs, industry leaders, investors, and researchers.