16,000 +

research and innovation projects funded

$858M +

invested in the last 10 years


invested in 2019-20


researchers in our network

6,000 +

industry partners


post-secondary partners

6,000 +

international research internships

1,450 +

professional skills courses

22,000 +

training participants

Cleantech’s audacious global goals

Canada has declared a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) for the clean technology sector: to capture a sizable part of the global market for cleantech. This market is expected to exceed $2.5 trillion by 2022.


Artificial intelligence is key to advancing cleantech

From energy to water, to waste and beyond, AI is optimizing existing cleantech practices and setting the benchmark for the future.

Ivette Vera-Perez

Team Lead at Mitacs

Ivette Vera-Perez is the Team Lead for Mitacs's Account Management group. She directs a multidisciplinary group of account managers across Canada, with the mandate of helping industry secure top talent to advance innovation. 

Ivette has over 15 years of experience in the cleantech and environmental technologies sector. Her expertise spans from business development to site engineering, operations, and financing. She holds a Master of Applied Science from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA from McGill University.  

Before joining Mitacs, Ivette was the Manager for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction programs at the Ontario Centres of Excellence, where she managed over $275M in program funding.

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