Our Programs

Aqua Entrepreneur

An accelerator program that guides water tech companies in bringing their innovative solutions to the freshwater crisis from lab to market through small-scale pilot projects with large-scale impact.

About the Program

Innovative freshwater tech solutions created by emerging companies require in-field testing and validation before being fully deployed. That’s where AquaEntrepreneur comes in. Working closely with end-users across Canada from diverse sectors and with coaches who know the markets inside and out, AquaEntrepreneur accelerates the testing and deployment of cutting-edge water technology solutions developed by emerging companies to freshwater environmental issues in Canada.

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AquaEntrepreneur Québec

With the support of the Government of Québec, AquaAction is accelerating the deployment of water tech pilot projects in partnership with municipalities across the province. 

AquaEntrepreneur Montreal Pilot

Between August 2021 and May 2022, 3 Montreal-based companies are accelerating their water tech and business development in the municipal sector.

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A Win For Tech Companies

AquaEntrepreneur provides tech-companies with a new platform to:

  • Test their innovative technology solution on the ground
  • Validate their service offering and adapt it to the needs of end-users
  • Obtain the necessary real-world feedback to optimize the performance of their proposed water solutions

A Win For The End-User

AquaEntrepreneur works closely with the end-user to:

  • Implement solutions that meet their water management needs
  • Integrate a culture of innovation within their organization
  • Champion the end-user as a leader in sustainable water management
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Selected Companies Receive:

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Technology
Validation

Through on-the-ground pilot projects

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Mentorship

From business, legal, and market experts

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Promotional
Visibility

Webinars, news articles, conference presentations

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Funding For
Materials

To deploy the pilot project

Get More Information

To learn more about AquaEntrepreneur please contact info@aquaaction.org