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Cleantech Challenge: Eco-friendly Waste Converter

Our friends at Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) recently outlined a series of new programming and funding opportunities for startups and early-stage ventures at an event hosted by Cleantech Commons in Peterborough on Friday, February 14, 2020. Read that story here! Éric-Aimé Patry, the Manager of Outreach and Engagement at Innovative…

“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…

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…