A year ago, the federal government made some bold commitments to an Innovation Agenda with much fanfare. Of note was a future commitment of $800 million to support innovation networks and clusters, along with other measures to help high-potential firms become the next superstars.
There is a demand for innovative technologies that can address a growing global concern — access to clean water. Forward Water Technologies, a small start-up based in Mississauga, believes it has the solution.
Oil and water don’t mix — in theory. In reality, the two liquids can be almost impossible to separate, especially from complex chemical cocktails such as the wastewater produced by Alberta’s oil sands mining operations.