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TSX/SDTC Industrial & Clean Technology Investor Day Showcases Vibrant Sector

September 18, 2015

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) yesterday hosted their 9th Industrial and Clean Technology Investor Day – an institutional investor-focused series that was first launched in 2008. In partnership with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and NATIONAL Equicom, and supported by sponsors MNP LLP and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, the half-day event promoted Canada's industrial technology and clean technology sectors, 21st century industries that represent a powerful economic opportunity for our country.

Clean Technology Investor Day

The TSX/TSXV Investor Day series is unique in that it gives both public and private companies, across all sectors, an opportunity to tell their story to a broad range of investors and capital markets representatives. This year's TSX/SDTC Industrial & Clean Technology Investor Day showcased the strength of the Canadian industrial technology and clean technology industry, and welcomed six TSX-listed companies and ten private companies from the sector, representing a broad range of service and product offerings, geographies and stages of development. Here is a list of the companies that presented at the event:

  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLD)
  • Corvus Energy Ltd. (private)
  • Carmanah Technologies Corporation (CMH)
  • BitStew Systems (private)
  • PFB Corporation (PFB)
  • GeoDigital International Inc. (private)
  • Lumenpulse Inc (LMP)
  • Cooledge Lighting Inc. (private)
  • New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI)
  • Delta-Q Technologies (private)
  • Orbite Technologies Inc. (ORT)

Several emerging, private technology companies also provided ‘mini-pitches' at the event to shine a light on their technological innovation:

  • HiFi Engineering Inc.
  • Miovision Technologies
  • Fibracast Ltd.
  • SWITCH Materials Inc.
  • Vive Crop Protection Inc.

TSX and TSXV are home to a vibrant and growing clean technology and renewable energy sector. Over 120 cleantech companies are listed on the Exchanges – more than any other exchange in the world. Halfway through 2015, the sector reached a market value of $29 billion – the sector's highest ever total market capitalization. As at the end of July, companies in the sector raised more than $1.6 billion in growth capital, marking the seventh consecutive year where capital formation in the sector is above $1 billion.