Cleantech Blog

The Alacrity Clean Technology blog

Stories, podcasts, resources, and more content focused on the cleantech sector

Listen to interviews with industry leaders and entrepreneurs by following our “Cleantech Talk” podcast series, read through resources and information about operating in the cleantech space, and gain insights from our expert team of global mentors.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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23 Jan: Interview with Dr. Joel Rogers of Progressive Fusion Solutions

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…

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09 Jan: Interview with Sean Bourquin of First Light Technologies

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…

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23 Dec: What Made 2019 a Memorable Year for Alacrity Canada

Another year is almost over and a new decade is just on the horizon. Here’s a look back at what…

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26 Nov: Interview with Sam Samida-Pugh of Progressive Fusion Solutions

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…

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12 Nov: Interview with Peter van der Gracht of QuantoTech

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…