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Cleantech on the rise in Québec

Pureplay cleantech meet the needs and challenges of traditional sectors
 

 

Cleantech cuts across all sectors of the Québec economy yet remains relatively unknown and hard to define. According to a new EY survey, Québec pureplay cleantech generates over $1 billion in annual revenue and $300 million in research and development investments, while employing nearly 9,000 people across some 350 companies. From green process innovations for food production and sustainable natural resource management, to driving energy efficiency in manufacturing, real estate and transportation, cleantech impacts every area of economic activity.