- Profound and Impactful
elerGreen wins Impactful Actions Awards in Young Leaders category, organized by Profound Impact
September 14, 2023
Profound Impact helps education, research and community organizations leverage data to measure program impact, tell their story and inform strategy. The Impactful Actions Awards is an annual awards program hosted by Profound Impact, recognizing leaders worldwide who are making a profound impact on the global community by inspiring collaborative solutions to difficult problems. This program brings together two of Profound Impact’s core values: open collaboration and making a positive impact.
Further information can be found at the Press Release by Profound Impact titled “Impactful Actions Awards Winners for 2023 Announced on Profound Impact Day” at:
- St. Lawrence Collaboration
elerGreen collaborates with St. Lawrence College to build full-scale reactor
August 11, 2023
elerGreen formalizes collaboration with St. Lawrence College to build full-scale reactor, potentially upgraded into pilot plant.
St. Lawrence College supports community-based research activities, especially conducting research/industry innovation between researchers and innovators. In future collaborations, St. Lawrence College may also provide other project supports such as in-kind or NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada).
Comprised of experts from diverse disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, computer, and materials engineering, this collaborative team brings together expertise and creativity to assist the industry in solving real-world problems and conducting groundbreaking research with a sense of urgency.
- i.d.e.a. Takes Off
elerGreen to take its refined reactor design into full-scale reactor, under Government of Canada supported i.d.e.a. Fund
June 14, 2023
After spectacular success of COIL Activate project, elerGreen is named among 21 companies by Innovation Guelph to receive Government of Canada supported inclusion. diversity. environment. acceleration. (i.d.e.a.) Fund, to take its refined reactor design into full-scale reactor.
i.d.e.a. Fund is a southern Ontario-focused initiative to support and position local economies in southern Ontario for long-term clean growth. These include providing high potential businesses with non-repayable grant and business advisory supports to develop or redesign green products, services, processes and technologies that reduce impacts to our environment and create made-in-Canada climate change solutions.
The program fosters inclusion and diversity, with a focus on continuing Canada’s transition to a green economy. Supported by a $10-million Government of Canada investment through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the i.d.e.a. Fund is being delivered by six Regional Innovation Centres (RICs), including Innovation Guelph.
Further information can be found at the Press Release by Innovation Guelph titled “Innovation Guelph provides 21 companies with $630,000 through Cohort 2 of Government of Canada-funded i.d.e.a. Fund™” at:
- Stackt Market Showcase
elerGreen to showcase its refined reactor models at Stackt Market on March 25, 2023
March 14, 2023
elerGreen would like to invite the public towards a showcase event of elerGreen (free admission) 12pm-5pm on March 25, 2023, at 28 Bathurst St. Toronto, Ontario M5V 0R4:
The showcase event also features other vendors among the Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub (NEH) and Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub (WE-Hub), concurrently delivered by Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC).
SCCC is a multi-service, community-based organization with programs and services geared toward under-serviced, culturally and racially diverse groups including low-income women, children and families, at-risk youth, people with developmental and/or physical disabilities, and seniors. Scadding Court aims to create a community in which every individual and group has the capacity to achieve their full potential.
elerGreen would also be showcasing its 3D-printed refined reactor model during this event. Exciting souvenirs would also be handed out.
- OCTIA Interview
elerGreen invited by OCTIA for interview about its endeavors for Electrification Done Green
December 8, 2022
elerGreen is proudly interviewed and featured by Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association (OCTIA) about its endeavours, truly Electrification Done Green.
OCTIA is a cleantech peer organization in Ontario, to strengthen, foster, and promote Ontario’s cleantech community, build partnerships and networks to generate quality business opportunities and encourage industry and government leaders to act in support of Ontario’s cleantech sector. The interview discusses core offerings, motivations, success stories and next steps for elerGreen, as well as wishlist among the cleantech industry.
The interview article can be found at the OCTIA Clean Technology News issue titled “Electrification Done Green” at:
- COIL Activated
elerGreen receives funding from Innovation Guelph via COIL Activate Program to refine its reactor design
November 11, 2022
elerGreen has been accepted into Circular Opportunity Innovation Launchpad (COIL) Activate program by Innovation Guelph to refine its reactor design.
COIL Activate Circular Accelerator program is designed to help innovative companies grow and scale their circular economy businesses, products and solutions. Through funding, mentorship, education, links into a national and global circular economy network, COIL Activate builds the next generation of Canada’s circular economy business leaders.
Innovation Guelph also serves as a hub where businesses and community converge, collaborate, and cross-pollinate. These include mentorship, business support services, programming, and events in supporting circular businesses to grow and thrive, to the next level.
In conjunction with COIL Activate program, elerGreen is also featured by Innovation Guelph at IG Community Square:
- PERUMIN Finalist
elerGreen receives international recognition as PERUMIN Finalist in Environment and Sustainability category, for mining waste recovery
September 16, 2022
elerGreen becomes Finalist in PERUMIN Competition 35, in the category of Environment and Sustainability, for meeting various UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with its project titled Recovery of metals from tailings using elerGreen Reactor.
PERUMIN Competition was born from the alliance between the Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru (IIMP) and the Mining Innovation Hub of Peru. In this edition of PERUMIN Hub, 20 mining companies and more than 60 partners from 14 countries have participated.
PERUMIN Competition aims to encourage the development of innovative solutions that respond to specific challenges in the mining industry, facilitate the consolidation of innovations through collaboration, and recognize successful innovations and promote their commercial take-off in the sector.
Further information can be found at the Press Release by PERUMIN Hub titled “Meet the 15 innovative projects that went to the final stage” at:
- CANIE Nomination
elerGreen nominated as semi-finalist towards CANIE Awards by IEF, as Climate-Related Product Innovator of the Year
July 8, 2022
elerGreen has been nominated as one of the four semi-finalists by the Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation (IEF) for the famous Canada Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CANIE) Awards, in the category of Climate-Related Product Innovator of the Year.
The CANIE Awards is IEF’s flagship program recognizing excellence in Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship, where the Award winners receive business grant support. Each of the four semi-finalists per award category will receive a professionally produced business promotional video, while having the business marketed locally, regionally, and nationally.
IEF aspires to support small-medium business founders and innovators from marginalized groups as they navigate the unfair barriers of institutional, structural, and interpersonal biases. Notably, IEF advocates, supports, educates, and celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship among business owners in marginalized and under-represented communities across Canada.
Further information can be found at the Press Release by IEF titled “Announcing the 2022 CANIE Awards Phase One Semifinalists” at:
- Fund R.A.I.S.E.-ing
elerGreen to further accelerate cleantech venture via R.A.I.S.E. program and fundings jointly provided by DMS and Parkdale
June 8, 2022
After acceptance, elerGreen begins Racialized and Indigenous Supports for Entrepreneurs (R.A.I.S.E.) program jointly hosted by Digital Main Street (DMS) and Parkdale Centre of Innovation, aimed to support business with both training and funding.
R.A.I.S.E. is a program focused on assisting Indigenous, Black and other racialized entrepreneurs to start and scale their business. The program will provide coaching, mentorship, advisory services and grants to entrepreneurs looking to increase their capacity and scale their business.
R.A.I.S.E. program would bolster elerGreen’s available resources to catalyse elerGreen cleantech efforts, while elerGreen expects to reciprocate by contributing expertise and connections to the community. R.A.I.S.E. program is expected to be held in conjunction with other programs, including SHOPHere program by DMS to establish online store and the ongoing collaborative sales for elerGreen.
- Community Recognitions
elerGreen strengthens cleantech collaboration with numerous memberships including NGen and Foresight.
May 4, 2022
Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is the industry-led community behind Canada’s most transformative advanced manufacturing projects. By joining as an NGen member, elerGreen participates in funding, collaboration and development opportunities in Canada’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem.
Foresight Canada, on the other hand, brings together innovators, industry, investors, government, and academia to address today’s most urgent climate issues and support a global transition to a green economy for Canada. By joining Foresight’s growing Community of Innovators, elerGreen contributes to the network of Canadians who are actively involved in cleantech and sustainability, in terms of research, engineering, technology, or entrepreneurship.