Montreal’s cleantech sector has been steadily growing over the years, with new accelerators, incubators and funding organizations providing the catalysts needed to drive innovation and evolve the ecosystem as a whole.
Through this Spotlight, we present four different perspectives from across the sector on what makes it a premier destination for investment by foreign players. With Montreal’s strengths in cleantech becoming more established, the city is primed to become a Canada-wide leader in this necessary and exciting industry.
- Montreal’s universities and research facilities provide a steady flow of skilled talent for the cleantech sector.
- The collaborative business ecosystem in Montreal allows for ample innovation and development of new clean technologies.
- Governments at all levels support the growth of the cleantech sector, providing funding and support to help startups get off the ground.
- The competitive cost of living in Montreal allows entrepreneurs to take larger risks than they would in other Canadian cities.