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AquaAction's Scale-Up Program

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This program will help you grow and scale your sustainable solutions through AquaAction's network of proactive collaborators, committed partners and motivated experts. You'll stand out as a leader in today's water-restricted economy.

Access strategic growth opportunities to maximize your impact.

We're focused on implementing solutions in the following sectors:

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HOW DOES AQUAENTREPRENEUR WORK?

Our goal is to help secure 1st clients and new contracts for emerging water tech enterprises committed to solving pressing water issues through innovative technologies.

If you have an innovative water solution to deploy in the municipal or private sectors, we will help level up your business strategy and generate new opportunities through our network. 

WHY APPLY?
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Personalized

Coaching

  • Seasoned senior experts to bring you support
  • Market expertise per sector

Opportunity Generator

  • New business opportunities in specific markets in Canada / USA
  • Access technological demonstrations

Networking

  • Monthly opportunities to connect with your peers and water experts
  • High-impact, large-scale events to help expand your network

MEET XTELIA, BIOALERT, EXO TACTIK FROM OUR AQUACOMMUNITY​

With its strategic thinking, coaching and client consultation process, AquaEntrepreneur has enabled BioAlert to enhance its value proposition and create a new business model tailored to its target market.

Etienne Lemieux

President & CEO | BioAlert Solutions

X-Telia covers more than 25 cities in Canada, with customers in the USA leveraging our innovations to read their water meters. This water market is poised to explode in the next 5 years. Today is the time to position ourselves to seize the opportunity. Water businesses will thrive, addressing a problem that poses a threat to humanity.

Eric BourBeau​

CEO | X-Telia

Our coach has successfully identified the essential actions to take to achieve maximum impact. She particularly helped me enhance the value proposition and develop a new business model tailored to the municipal sector.

Carole Riopel

Co-Founder | EXO Tactik inc.​

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WHAT SETS US APART
We are a bi-national charity

We are a bi-national charity registered in Canada and the United States, and the only organization in Canada dedicated to environmental protection through the implementation of water-related technological innovation.

We have a network of experts
We have a network of experienced and connected industry specialists who can open doors for you and help establish new ties within your market of choice.
We offer ongoing support

We offer ongoing support, which continues after your participation within our community of practice: the AquaNation​.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Your company is located in Quebec and registered with the REQ;
  • You have a mature solution (starting at Technology Readiness Level 6) related to the water cycle and applicable to the municipal or industrial market;
  • You have a minimum of two employees.

ORGANIZED BY

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WITH THE SUPPORT OF

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PROGRAM PARTNERS

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

For entrepreneurs, contact : laila@aquaaction.org

For coaches, contact : patricia@aquaaction.org