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United States Climatetech - Canadian Technology Accelerators

Do you want to grow your climatetech business in the United States (U.S.)? There is a significant demand for climatetech solutions in the U.S. now, driven by both policy and market forces. The Canadian Technology Accelerator for climatetech will help you find venture investors and customers for your solution in the four largest climatetech markets in the U.S.: New York, San Francisco, Boston and Denver.

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesApplications status
April 30, 2021 (23:59 PST)June 1 to October 29, 2021Closed

Who should apply

We are seeking innovative Canadian climatetech companies who:

We use a broad definition of climatetech and are interested in working with a wide range of technologies, in particular those that mitigate the impacts of climate change, drive efficiency or reduce a sector’s carbon impact.

The Trade Commissioner Service supports equity and diversity in trade. We strongly encourage companies led by Canadians of all backgrounds and orientations to apply.

What we offer

Upon acceptance, your business will benefit from:


This program will begin in June 2021 and will take between 2 to 3 hours per week. You will have access to customized support including:

The program will culminate in virtual or in-person engagement with leading climatetech players in all four markets. This non-equity program is at no cost to Canadian companies beyond any individual travel costs they incur.

Following the guidelines for COVID-19, we will continue to reassess any in-person attendance for the CTA Climatetech in the U.S. However, if a visit to the U.S. is possible, founders should plan to spend a minimum of 10 days in the country.

Applications are now closed.

What you will gain

You will gain a deeper understanding of the opportunities for your technology in the four markets and in the U.S. You will have the opportunity to start initial conversations with potential clients, partners and investors.

Contact us

Learn more about CTA Climatetech by contacting:

Ian Philp, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Technology Accelerator New York - Climatetech

Ian Philp
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator New York - Climatetech
New York

For general inquiries on the CTA program, please contact the CTA Coordination Team.

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