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The Climate Solutions Festival awards new cohort of research prizes

The Climate Solutions Festival awards new cohort of research prizes

The Climate Solutions Festival awards new cohort of research prizes

With over 1,200 participants, 67 speakers and $1M in prizes awarded, the Climate Solutions Festival was an action-packed two days at the Grand Quay in Montreal’s Old Port! Both floors were buzzing with activity, inspiring speakers, pitches, meetings, and networking. Watch the highlights of Festival here!

From kicking off the festival with the remote TMX Stock Exchange Opening, to our opening keynote speaker Gregg Maryniak, Co-Founder of the XPRIZE to hearing from the Senior Vice Presidents of Sustainability for the Seattle Kraken/Climate Pledge Arena and the NHL and capping it all off with the Climate Solutions Prize Award Ceremony, the 2024 Climate Solutions Festival was a MASSIVE success! 

Congratulations to Our Prize Winners
We are thrilled to congratulate this year's prize winners for their groundbreaking ideas: 

Breakthrough Research Prize Winners:
$150,000 Winner: Jeffrey Bergthorson, McGill - Decarbonizing Industry with Long Duration Iron Energy Storage 
$100,000: Michael Di Mare, Polytechnique Montreal - A low-cost, low-carbon, ultra-high-performance concrete 

Their innovative solutions hold the promise of a brighter, more sustainable future, and we are excited to see these Quebec-based projects come to life with the Climate Solutions Prize funding awarded! 

Bold New Direction
Our New BrandingWe are also excited to announce the launch of our new Climate Solutions Prize branding, unveiled throughout the Festival. Our bold, new identity represents our unwavering commitment to pioneering a more sustainable future for us all. Our new look is more than just a change in appearance; it symbolizes the innovative spirit and forward-thinking direction we are dedicated to pursuing. 

Learn more at www.climatesolutionsprize.com 

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