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What Happened in 2020 (3)
Circular Model Details 2
20 Jan: The Circular Economy: A Growing Model in BC

As the world moves towards recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions have been asked about what recovery could and…

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19 Jan: Cleantech in 2020 and into 2021: The New Reality of Sustainability

2020 will be a year to remember for generations to come, most obviously because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This…

14 Jan: Joining Alacrity Canada as the Cleantech Program’s First Intern

My name is Mary Elebijo. I am the first intern on the Cleantech team at Alacrity Canada and I like…

Ocean Diagnostics and MarineLabs podcast
12 Jan: Monitoring the Oceans and Coastlines with Ocean Diagnostics and MarineLabs

In season two, episode five of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

plugzio + audette podcast
16 Dec: How Plugzio and Audette Use Energy Consumption and Efficiency to Power Their Platforms

In season two, episode four of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

Amplify AI Program launches at Alacrity Canada
14 Dec: Alacrity Canada Unveils AI Commercialization Accelerator Program

VICTORIA, British Columbia, December 14, 2020 — The Alacrity Canada Amplify AI BC Program is seeking BC-based artificial intelligence technology…

origen air podcast
07 Dec: Origen Air Tackles Indoor Air Quality

In season two, episode three of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

investing in cleantech
24 Nov: Investing in the Cleantech Sector

In season two, episode two of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

women in cleantech
05 Nov: Women in Cleantech: A Day in the Life of Three CEOs

Welcome to season two of Cleantech Talk with Alacrity Canada! In this first episode of the new season, Julie Angus…

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27 Oct: Owen Matthews on the Alacrity Approach to Clean Tech

What does clean tech mean to me? I think the most important thing to recognize about the clean tech industry…

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19 Oct: Vertical Farming, Agriculture for the Future

What Challenges Face Global Food Systems? The global food system faces challenges to feed the rapidly growing world population. According…

Five video conferencing windows with officials from federal and provincial government representatives and Alacrity Canada Cleantech members.
20 Sep: The Governments of Canada and British Columbia Invest Nearly $3M in the Alacrity Cleantech Program

On September 16th, 2020, Alacrity Canada was pleased to host a virtual event with The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of…

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09 Jun: Wesley Clover Portfolio Spotlight: CareerJSM & Thrive

Inception The idea for CareerJSM began almost five years ago, at a time when co-founders Jeffrey Doucet (CEO) and Tristan…

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07 May: Wesley Clover Portfolio Spotlight: Pisano

Interview with Özkan Demir, CEO of Pisano and Mike Soylu Co-founder and General Manager for Asia-Pacific branch of Pisano, a…

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16 Apr: Working From Home: Adapting to the New Normal

Alacrity has a very diverse portfolio of companies under their umbrella, all of which are rapidly adjusting to the new…