ACTia organizes monthly networking events for the Alberta Clean Tech industry – alternating the location between Calgary & Edmonton.
We also organize and host industry parties, Innovator / Investor Matchmaking Events, group trips to major conferences, and work with partner associations to support additional clean tech events and opportunities.
Have a topic you want to share with the Clean Tech community? Be a speaker at one of our next events. Email email@example.com
Upcoming ACTia Events
Subscribe to our bimonthly newsletter which highlights upcoming events and funding opportunities in the clean technology sector.
Previous ACTia Events
Clean Tech Drinks in Calgary
As a featured guest, Robyn shared information on the new NSERC Alliance funding program and the DND IDEaS program.
Robyn Auld is a Research and Innovation Development Officer for the Government of Canada, working for both the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), part of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). As a featured guest, Robyn will be sharing information on the new NSERC Alliance funding program and the DND IDEaS program. Alliance grants support research projects led by strong, complementary, collaborative teams that will generate new knowledge and accelerate the application of research results to create benefits for Canada. DND launched IDEaS last year with an investment of $1.6 billion over 20 years to boost Canada’s current defence research and development. Applicants can include individuals, companies, academic institutions and others.
Your Content Goes Here
Clean Tech Coffee Break in Edmonton
AgTech is a hot topic these days, with a growing awareness of the incredible opportunity that exists for technology to improve the efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of one of Alberta’s key industries.
Over 25 people joined us on Oct 16th for an expert panel and open discussion about clean tech in the agriculture sector. The panelists discussed industry trends, shared tips about new funding & programs, challenges to watch out for, and provide examples of technology ventures that are succeeding in the space.
Jason Bradley – Director Smart Ag, Olds College
Sasha Musij – Director, Agribusiness Market Development at ATB
October 28th 2019, 3:30pm – 5:30pm | Edmonton
This style of event gives ventures a great opportunity to put their quick pitch in action and we were pleased with the number of follow-up meetings that came out of these quick discussions
Speed networking is a great format to quickly determine if a potential for a relationship exists
Well attended, kept on track time-wise, good timeslot
Great event. It got my startup in front of the right people in large multinationals that I never could have connected to on my own.
It was a great first event for us, and helped to expose us to a number of potential partners.
It was excellent.
Great event and we will be moving forward into discussion with 2 of the ventures.
A great way to have targeted networking.
Good opportunity to get a quick fix on priorities of strategic investors, non-dilutive/grant programs and others. It is also a good opportunity to practice and hone your pitch with instant feedback.
The format of the event was a dynamic way to connect with a number of companies in a short amount of time.
Well run did what it was expected to do and good participants both sides. Great to have networking with refreshments in the same spot.
A very efficient process with enough conversation time to understand the business needs and decide if a follow up meeting is required. Love the format and energy from everyone!
It was fantastic!
Clean Tech Socials
Celebration of a successful 2019 for the clean tech sector in Alberta. Discussed ideas and events coming up for the clean tech sector in 2020!
Special Guests: James Dunn, Director – Sustainable Technology Integration for Imperial. James shared his insight into Imperial’s approach to collaboration with innovators, as well as updates from the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN).
Connected with the Canadian Trade Commissioner for Clean Tech based in Texas to learn about the Canadian Cleantech Innovation Days
Hosted an info session about the opportunity to pitch to O&G Industry leaders in Texas. Participants joined in person or called in remotely.
Special guest: Maria Bofill, the Canadian Trade Commissioner for Innovation in Clean Technologies based in Houston,
Special opportunity to connect with our guest ISED ADM Paul Thompson to discuss the AB cleantech sector.
Members joined us for this special opportunity to connect with Federal Innovation Science and Economic Development Assistant Deputy Minister Paul Thompson. Discussed the AB cleantech sector, Federal innovation and environmental priorities, and collaboration opportunities to advance the province’s CT sector going forward.
Your Content Goes Here