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  • July 31, 2017 - Applications

    Funding for natural gas cleantech companies

    Natural Gas Innovation FundTM Launches Website and Calls for Funding Applications from Natural Gas Cleantech Innovators
    The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) is accepting submissions for funding to support natural gas cleantech research, demonstration and deployment innovation projects in Canada.

  • July 27, 2017 - Applications

    Be the next CIX Top 20 !

    The CIX top 20, the most innovative competition of technologic companies in Canada, is hiring for its awards ceremony on October 17th and 18th held in Toronto. Apply before July 31st. ​

  • July 18, 2017 - Applications

    Showcase for cleantech in hydrocarbon

    The Oil and Gaz Cleantech Competition, in collaboration with the Canadian government, links cleantech with the industry of oil and natural gas. Companies will present their technologies to companies in petroleum and gas industry. Register before July 28th. Please, contact Emily Long for additional time. ​

  • June 15, 2017 - Écotech Québec

    Report on INNO + Financing

    Nearly forty clean technology entrepreneurs who were looking for financing for their projects had the opportunity to meet investors on June 14 in Trois-Rivières during the INNO + Financing activity organized by Écotech Québec. Suscribe to our newsletter to know the date of the next activity in the fall.

  • June 14, 2017 - Applications

    Pilot Scheme for Ground Water Remediation in North Kuwait

    Kuwait's only freshwater aquifers (Raudhatain and Umm Al-Aish) were contaminated as a result of the damage and detonation of oil wells during the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Following review of Claims submitted by the State of Kuwait, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) awarded funding to Kuwait for the remediation of the aquifers.
    Kuwait National Focal Point (KNFP) is the Kuwait governmental entity responsible for overseeing the implementation of UNCC funded remediation activities.
    On behalf of Kuwait NFP, the Ministry of Electricity and Water MEW will be issuing Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit Bidders' proposals for implementing the field work of the pilot scale assessment of:
    ·    Remediation  of groundwater using 'Pump — Treat — Reinjection' technology
    ·    'In-situ Remediation' of groundwater
    ·    The proposed treatment will be comprised of air stripping, metal precipitation, coagulation/flocculation, sedimentation through a clarifier system, media filtration, and carbon adsorption for effective hydrocarbon removal, but not salt removal. For salt removal, an RO plant is proposed as the last step

    Before embarking on the actual remediation of contaminated groundwater, pilot scale assessment of three different remediation alternatives will be assessed in the field as follows: 

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        he aquifer formation in the pilot areas.

    The aim of these pilot studies is to select an optimum strategy for the remediation of contaminated groundwater to drinking water level using either one of the above or some combination of the above methods. 

    The duration of this pilot scheme project is 2 years. 

  • June 12, 2017 - News

    Business opportunities via Canada Cleantech

    Know about Canada-wide news and activities through CanadaCleantech. CanadaCleantech-FLASH Newsletter June 12

  • May 4, 2017 - Applications

    Western Canada Cleantech Forum - Call for papers

    Manitoba Environment Industries Association (MEIA) extended the Call for Papers deadline for panel presentations and speakers for the Western Canada Cleantech Innovation Forum,Winnipeg, November 29-30, 2017. Submit your application before the May, 15th. The Forum will consist of plenary sessions, thematic conferences and presentations of clean technology entrepreneurs to investors.

  • April 24, 2017 - Écotech Québec

    8 international business schools are working on rethinking Écotech Québec's strategy

    The top students from 8 business schools in Australia, France, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada all arrived in Montreal last Saturday for the launch of The 6th edition of an academic strategy competition "International Graduate Competition". This year's theme: the clean technologies ecosystem of Quebec. This is what we need to nurture our creativity and effectiveness to better support the cleantech sector here and abroad.


    List of business schools involved: 

    • University of Florida
    • EMLyon 
    • Deusto University
    • Chulalongkorn University
    • UniSA 
    • RMIT
    • HEC Montréal 
    • The University of Sheffield

    For more information


    UPDATE: Congratulations to the RMIT University team who won the International Graduate Competition case on Écotech Québec by proposing both ambitious and realistic solutions to our team.


    Here are the winners of the following prizes :

    - Best Written Report : University of Florida

    - 3rd Place : University of Florida

    - 2nd Place : EM Lyon business school

    - 1st Place : RMIT University


  • April 4, 2017 - Écotech Québec

    Ecotech's board of directors has been renewed

    On April 3rd, Écotech Québec welcomed new representants of the clean technology ecosystem to its board of directors. Therefore, we would like to welcome: Benoît Balmana (IVÉO), Catherine Bérubé (Cycle Capital Management), Jamal Chaouki (Polytechnique University), Benoît Lacroix (Effenco), Mustapha Ouyed (Pyrobiom Énergies), Cédéanne Simard (SAQ) and to welcome back Thierry Pagé (Univalor) and Tom Whitton (E2Métrix).The complete list of the Board members can be found here.

  • March 31, 2017 - Écotech Québec

    Pictures & Presentation - Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom

    Zoom on the Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom: pictures and presentation on the opporutnities the UK market presents in terms of cleantech business. An activity presented by the Department for International Trade and Écotech Québec during AMERICANA 2017.