Our cleantech report, Cleantech Defined: A Scoping Study of the Sector and its Workforce, was featured by Innovating Canada.
“Nilsen expects that a number of industries will be expanding their demand for cleantech expertise. Everything from mining, energy, manufacturing, forestry, and hydro to agriculture, construction, and transportation will present new opportunities.
Nilsen believes that now more than ever, Canada needs to focus on becoming a market leader in cleantech to ensure future liquidity and survival. “The companies thinking beyond COVID-19 will succeed,” he says. “To do that, we need to have available talent and the right people to support a new direction. The key is narrowing down what competencies are available and how they can be utilized — whether through skills transfer, new programs, or additional training.””