Which Are British Columbia’s Most Influential CleanTech Startups in 2023?

British Columbia is home to a vast array of innovative startups contributing significant advancements to the CleanTech sector. These startups are not just business ventures; they represent the progressive scientific, technological and environmental spirit that characterizes Canada. The efforts of these startups are significant as they aim to address local and global environmental challenges, such as climate change, depletion of natural resources, and the increasing need for alternative energy sources.

From electric vehicle supply equipment solutions to eco-friendly garbage disposal units, these CleanTech startups are trailblazing the path to a renewable and sustainable future. BC’s CleanTech sector is a powerful engine for job creation, fostering innovation, and building a low carbon economy. The startups mentioned are some of the most noteworthy examples of groundbreaking companies leveraging technology to create a more sustainable world.

We invite our readers to discover these startups and the amazing work they are doing. Without further ado, let’s dive in and take a look at these CleanTech startups making British Columbia, and indeed the world, a cleaner and more sustainable place.

Hypercharge Networks Corp.

Hypercharge Networks Corp. is a CleanTech company specializing in electric vehicle (EV) supply equipment. The company provides turnkey EV charging solutions, bridging the gap between the demand for electric vehicles and the infrastructure required to support them.

Origen Air

Co-founded by Andrew Crawford, Ryan Lider, and Susan Blanchet, Origen Air represents the intersection of CleanTech, IoT, and plant-based air purification. Through innovative technology, they aim to transform indoor spaces into healthier environments.

Solaires Entreprises Inc

Solaires Entreprises Inc., under the leadership of Fabian de la Fuente and Sahar Sam, is dedicated to bringing solar energy to a broader audience via scientific and engineering expertise.


Founded by James Dean and Matthew Doherty, Oxygen8, is boosting the health and energy efficiency of buildings through their clean energy technology.

Nyoka Design Labs

Under the initiative of Paige Whitehead, Nyoka Design Labs has reinvented glow sticks. These are now more than just party accessories; they are biodegradable and earth-friendly.

SensoDrive Technology

Founded by Sasan Pasha, SensoDrive Technology has developed a Greentech IOT platform to connect underutilized amenities in buildings to users via a smartphone app.

Demizine Technology

Determined to make decentralized energy and water accessible everywhere, Demizine Technology, headed by Jonathan Kittzen, integrates AI with environmental solutions.

Sepura Home

Founded by Victor Nicolov, Sepura Home markets the world’s first eco-friendly garbage disposal unit, making the dumping of food waste at home easy and sustainable.

Anodyne Chemistries

Anodyne Chemistries, directed by Emmanuelle Davies and Iain Evans, is a carbon utilization company that is currently working on transforming CO2 into carbon-negative products — a step towards a climate-positive future.


Greenlines, co-founded by Arturo Miguel, David Oliver, and Jonathan Whitworth, is a carbon revenue generator system for mobility and e-commerce sectors, striving towards greener operations.


Headed by Will Fan, Nexpress is focused on the development of micro electric vehicle technology and electronic engineer design.

Machinery Analytics

Mitch LeBlanc and Peter Kostka are the pioneers of Machinery Analytics, a comprehensive platform that employs deep learning software for automating battery cell and material analysis.

Lambda Science

Lambda Science is leveraging AI to assist home builders construct energy-efficient houses within the same budget, making it easier to conform to new regulations.

Calmura Natural Walls Inc.

Calmura Natural Walls Inc. has devised a unique, factory-produced and certified natural wall system for residential projects, redefining the construction industry.

Sulphide Remediation Inc.

Initiated by Brent Hilscher, Sulphide Remediation Inc. targets the legacy of acid rock drainage – an environmental concern – from historical coarse rock waste piles.

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