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Boost your Cleantech business in Canada!

There is a lot going on in Toronto Region’s cleantech sector, and our firms are supported by a vast network of researchers and energy providers, fostering a rich environment for collaboration and partnership.

Toronto Global can help you get here!

We’re dedicated to delivering innovative solutions tailored to your specific business needs, to set the stage for your success in the business and financial capital of Canada.

How we help international businesses expand in Canada

Your success is our business. Since 2017, our elite team of business advisors have helped over 200 international companies set up their businesses in Canada through a simple, yet highly effective framework. Our team can:


tailored market information and industry business cases.


you to industry insiders for candid conversations on the ecosystem.


you on business grants and incentives applicable to your business.



introductions to sector experts and all three levels of government.


guidance on site selection.


a full review on the talent and market opportunities for your business.

The Toronto Region has what it takes to supercharge your opportunities.

  • Toronto is home to the third largest tech sector in North America, employing 285,000 tech workers across several industries.
  • Ontario has over 850 cleantech firms – the highest number of cleantech firms across the country.
  • Grow your start-up within one of our numerous incubators and accelerators, designed to foster startups and spur innovation in the green economy.
  • Collaborate with leading institutions such as University of Toronto or Durham College on sustainability research.
  • Access Toronto Region’s experienced talent pool – we’re a hub of energy and engineering innovation nurtured by Ontario Power Generation, Ontario Tech University and Durham College.
  • Ontario’s electricity sector is among the cleanest and eco-friendly in North America – our energy mix is comprised of zero-emission sources such as nuclear, hydro, and renewables.

You're in good company:

Ontario Power Generation

One of the largest and most diverse clean power producers in North America, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has 66 Hydroelectric, 2 Nuclear, 1 Solar, 2 Thermal and 4 Gas-Fired stations.


As a global leader in engineering and infrastructure, Aecom’s Whitby offices are involved in projects such as the expansion of Ontario’s 401 highway, which carries over 420,000 vehicles per day, and the Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension.


Subsidiary Chemetics has established a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Pickering to support local customers with their sulphuric acid and chlorine chemical expertise.


The City of Pickering in the Toronto Region is the main headquarters for Framatome Canada. An international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies, Framatome Canada plays a key role in the energy ecosystem by managing specialized projects in High Voltage, isotope production, containment filtration venting systems and film forming amines.


GM’s recent reinvestment of over $1B in its Oshawa facility will see truck production beginning in 2022. This announcement will also see the facility being retooled to become flexible and to accommodate future vehicles.


Founded in 2012, e-Zinc is a Toronto, Canada, based corporation that has developed a breakthrough electrochemical technology for storing energy in zinc metal. This low-cost, flexible, and long-duration energy storage solution will provide the platform for the world’s energy markets to be fully powered by renewable energy, enabling a zero-carbon energy future.

Recent investments:

Energy Generation Mix Comparison Source: Ontario Power Generation: Building a Brighter Tomorrow

Key Sub-sectors of Cleantech: 

    • Waste Management
    • Renewable Energy
    • Transportation
    • Bioenergy and Bioproducts
    • Smart Grid and Energy Storage
    • any many more!

Ontario Tech University

A leading institution in energy research, Ontario Tech University (UOIT) in Durham Region attracts top students to study in the fields of nuclear, mechanical, electrical and software engineering, materials science, chemistry and more. Ontario Tech engineers are developing innovative materials and enabling technology that is key to our future electrical grid, microgrids, and energy systems.

Their researchers have made major scholarly contributions to forms of clean energy such as biofuels, fuel cells, geothermal, and solar. Notably, Project Arrow, the industry’s first all-Canadian, zero-emission concept vehicle, selected UOIT as the lead academic institution with engineering specifications and aerodynamic testing to take place at the ACE Climatic Aerodynamic Facility.

Interested in learning more?

Ready to see what the Toronto Global team can do to support your business expansion in the Toronto Region?
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