Export Development Canada is the largest provider of financial solutions for Canadian cleantech companies looking to expand internationally.



In 2018, EDC provided more than $2 billion in support for 210 cleantech companies.

11% growth year-over-year in Cleantech exports in 2017.

11% growth

year-over-year in Cleantech exports in 2017

$2.5 trillon in global cleantech sector by 2022

$2.5 trillon 

in global cleantech sector by 2022


Cleantech Export Stars and Ones to Watch

2019 Cleantech export star ecobee


ecobee, a 2019 winner of the EDC Cleantech Export Star, is finding new ways to help cities become more sustainable.

Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema


Semios, a 2019 winner of the EDC Cleantech Export Star, uses technology to help feed the world’s growing population through a wireless software as a service.

Toronto cleantech company ecobee


Effenco, a 2019 winner of the EDC Cleantech Export Star, achieves global success in the energy sector with revolutionary technology. 

Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema

MineSense Technologies Ltd.

MineSense, a winner of the EDC Cleantech Export One to Watch, uses smart solutions to help mines boost profitability while reducing their environmental footprint.

Toronto cleantech company Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection, a winner of the EDC Cleantech Export One to Watch, uses nanotechnology to help boost crop yields. 






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Canadian cleantech: Get funding to go global

This webinar will show you how to better position your company for global growth by selling or incorporating cleantech solutions into your current product or services.


Industry Insights

Learn more about how the Canadian market is offering cleantech opportunities in all sorts of sectors and how EDC is supporting these global environmental initiatives to help Canadian businesses confidently grow their business globally. 


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It isn’t easy being green: Tips to build your cleantech company

Breaking into the cleantech sector isn’t always easy, but it’s something you can do if you have an idea, passion, and plenty of patience to see it through. Connie Stacey, founder of Growing Greener Innovations, share her tips to start or continue building your own cleantech company.

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Cleantech resources for exporters

Cleantech resources to help build your export strategy

With the demand for clean technology soaring worldwide, the value of this sector could exceed $2.5 trillion globally by 2022. This level of growth presents exceptional opportunities for Canadian cleantech businesses.

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Shining a light on Canada’s cleantech future

With annual revenues of $17 billion, Canada’s innovative cleantech industry is primed for growth, but its long-term strength depends on export sales.

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Cleantech Canada Global Market Share

How can Cleantech Canada compete for growing global market share?

One of the biggest challenges faced by Canada’s cleantech companies is getting the financing to scale up to global markets.

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Global markets for Canada’s clean technology

Top 5 global markets for Canada’s clean technology           

As the world looks to a more sustainable future, interest in clean technologies has risen sharply in recent years.

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Titan Environmental

Titan Environmental Containment: Minimizing environmental impact while growing globally

After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent.

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Canadian cleantech company Ecotagious secures working capital with support from EDC

Ecotagious is making it easier for Canadians to make every day Earth Day.

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Canada Cleantech Advantage

Cleantech: A sector of unlimited promise

Cleantech is one of those industries that cuts across a multitude of sectors. While it’s valued at about $1 trillion today, it’s expected to reach no less than $2.5 trillion in just two short years.

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EnergyGeeks provides concierge-style “Solar Energy for Dummies” service

EnergyGeeks: Shedding light on solar power

Since the solar power company launched in the United States at the beginning of 2018, revenue has almost doubled.

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Jose Recinos

Senior Trade Advisor, EDC

Jose Recinos  Senior Trade Advisor, EDC