Canada has the desire and the potential to solve the world’s most intractable cleantech challenges, but there is much to do. Translating this potential into reality will require developing commercially viable solutions with the potential to scale globally.
The starting point, as Leah Lawrence explains in this video, is mobilizing those entrepreneurs who not only create but also deploy innovation. Unfortunately, these types of entrepreneurs are becoming more and more rare. The rest of the world is hotly pursuing such a competitive advantage in cleantech. Canada has the ability to lead, but time is limited.