- A company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
- The Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
- The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
- The global economy continued to grow last year, world population surpassed 7 billion, and the use of energy and other natural resources generally rose. The impacts of rising consumption and the increasingly risky state of humanity are documented in the Worldwatch Institute's Vital Signs 2012 report.
- "Never has there been a more exciting time for all of us to explore this great next frontier where boundaries between work and purpose are merging into one, where doing good, really is good for business."
|Exhibitor:||Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce|
|Contact Name:||Susanne Ritter|
410, rue St. Nicolas, Suite 200,
Montreal, QC H2Y 2P5
The Canadian German Chamber, a private bilateral non-profit organization, offers consulting services (market studies, partnership intermediations, participations at trade fairs) to Canadian and German clients and fosters commercial and industrial relations between Canada and Germany. The key sectors of the Montreal office are renewable energies, green technologies and green building.
|Experience in:||Canada, Germany|
|Interest in:||Canada, Germany|