Connect, collaborate and inspire: Cleantech Export Week


Next event: Fall 2022

Accelerating Canada’s cleantech potential together

Export Development Canada (EDC) is proud to present Cleantech Export Week. This digital conference brings together clean technology experts, entrepreneurs, and partners from across Canada to share insights, network, report on industry trends, and discuss future opportunities in this rapidly evolving field.

 

 

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Cleantech Export Week 2021 

The 5th annual Cleantech Export Week digital conference took place October 25 and 26, 2021. Recordings of the keynote presentations and panel discussions are available on demand.

 

 

2021 program highlights


 

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The road to net zero

Achieving net zero by mid-century will require serious commitments on 2030 emissions reductions. To reach these stretch targets, policymakers and business leaders are pushing forward ambitious agendas that require innovative solutions. 

In this panel, we will hear from three cleantech companies on the leading edge of this transition to net zero in Canada and abroad.

The road to net zero

Achieving net zero by mid-century will require serious commitments on 2030 emissions reductions. To reach these stretch targets, policymakers and business leaders are pushing forward ambitious agendas that require innovative solutions. 

In this panel, we heard from three cleantech companies on the leading edge of this transition to net zero in Canada and abroad.



Economic outlook

What do current economic trends mean for cleantech?  Join Peter Hall, EDC’s Chief Economist, to get our take on current and near-future conditions for the cleantech industry, and to join a lively conversation about the economic issues that concern and interest you.

Network and learn

Participants will have multiple opportunities to connect virtually, including speed networking events, roundtables, and breakout sessions with representatives from EDC and leading cleantech organizations.

Cleantech innovation for industry

Reducing carbon emissions from industrial applications is central to climate change mitigation efforts around the world. The companies featured in this panel are tackling this massive challenge with technological innovations for the utility, mining and transportation sectors. Learn about their solutions and how they brought their products to market.

Economic trends in the cleantech sector

Economic insights            

What do current economic trends mean for cleantech? Peter Hall, EDC’s Chief Economist, talked about the current and near-future conditions for the cleantech industry, and was later joined by Chris Ragan for a lively conversation about the economic issues that concern and interest you.

Innovation in the cleantech sector

Network and learn           

Participants had multiple opportunities to connect virtually, including speed networking events, roundtables, and breakout sessions with representatives from EDC and leading cleantech organizations.

Network and learn in the cleantech community

Cleantech innovation for industry

Reducing carbon emissions from industrial applications is central to climate change mitigation efforts around the world. The companies featured in this panel are tackling this massive challenge with technological innovations for the utility, mining and transportation sectors. Learn about their solutions and how they brought their products to market.

October 25-26, 2021


 

Speakers

       

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Marc-André Blanchard

Hear from Marc-André Blanchard, leading experts and company representatives as they provide a comprehensive overview of the cleantech industry, both in Canada and around the world.

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Our partners

Business Development Bank of Canada
Canada Cleantech Alliance
Trade Commissioner Service – Government of Canada
MaRS Discover District
Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Sustainable Development Technology Canada


 

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EDC support for cleantech companies

EDC is dedicated to helping Canadian clean technology companies of all sizes achieve success on the global stage. Accelerate your international expansion with solutions and expert advice from one of Canada’s largest providers of financial solutions for cleantech companies.


 

EDC support for cleantech companies

EDC is dedicated to helping Canadian clean technology companies of all sizes achieve success on the global stage. Accelerate your international expansion with solutions and expert advice from one of Canada’s largest providers of financial solutions for cleantech companies.