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TeCK Week YQG | Sustainability in a Cup: Exploring the Intersection of Green Tech + Coffee
March 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for Green Tech Day as we sit down with President and Director, Ash Guglani and discover the innovative work of NEXE Innovations, a BC-based company with new roots in Windsor-Essex, Ontario! Find out how NEXE Innovations is leveraging disruptive technology to transform wasteful consumer practices into powerful change and innovation.
Here’s your chance to get an inside look into the company’s mission, values, and products, including the signature compostable coffee pods.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear the future of sustainable tech, brewing right here in our own backyard.
- 12:00 PM – Introduction / Welcome
- 12:05 PM – Fireside Chat with President and Director, Ash Guglani moderated by Adam Castle
- 12:50 PM – What’s Coming Up to Support Entrepreneurs and Companies with their efforts to develop new green products, services, processes, and technologies and/or redesign existing products, services, processes, and technologies to reduce their impact on the environment.
Event Hashtags: #TeCKgreenYQG #TeCKweekYQG
About NEXE Innovations: NEXE Innovations designs, manufactures and commercializes fully compostable materials for everyday consumer products.
About i.d.e.a Fund: The i.d.e.a. Fund was created to support and position local economies in southern Ontario for long-term growth. The goal is to provide high potential businesses with the opportunity to receive non-repayable grant money (seed funding) and business advisory support to develop new green products, services, processes, and technologies and/or redesign existing products, services, processes, and technologies to reduce their impact on the environment.
Six Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) have combined efforts to deliver this targeted initiative to accelerate the growth of up to 240 businesses (120 per cohort) as they support the transition to a green economy, create jobs and future-proof their businesses. The Fund will also support an inclusive recovery, targeting 50% of the companies supported to be led by women and at least 30% by members of other racialized and under-represented groups.