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Shaw Centre


Canada’s Capital boasts the country’s largest concentration of cleantech researchers, scientists and engineers. Over 240 cleantech companies have teamed with federal government and university research labs and the city’s thriving technology sector to create a robust cleantech ecosystem that’s making waves in areas including smart grids, energy storage and energy management.

Canmet Energy is Canada’s leading research and technology organization in the field of clean energy.

The Shaw Centre, recently named one of the top 3 convention centres in the world in AIPC’s World Best Convention Centre rankings, is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certified and a strong advocate for environmental respect, conservation, and sustainable living.

Cleantech in Ottawa:

  • 5,500 employed
  • 240+ cleantech companies: Clearford Water Systems, Enbridge, GaN Systems, Johnson Controls, Thermafrost, Waste Management, Wesco Distribution Canada, Zibi...
  • 65+ R&D centres
  • 6 government and post-secondary research institutes with a focus on cleantech
  • 9 cleantech sector-related associations

Source:  Business Events Canada, 2019

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