Type : Environmental

Springboard Innovation
Environmental Ontario
http://www.springboardinnovation.com/
Springboard Innovation focuses on innovative business ideas that can have an impact on environmental benefit. It also connects skilled professionals in academia and industry to create new collaborations.

The Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency (C3E)
Environmental Quebec
http://www.c3e.ca/en
The Center is a not-for-profit organization which was established to promote the commercialization and accessibility of technological innovations. Its main objective is to create economic growth in the energy-efficiency and renewable-energy sectors. C3E offers a unique funding tool suited to high-risk business ventures: an unsecured convertible debenture that can be paid back in various forms, including carbon-credit certificates. C3E's sources of funding and the various economic-development stakeholders provide a creative platform that leverages commercialization.