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Ontario: World water technology hub Spurred by a thriving manufacturing base, growing population, a tech-friendly legislative framework—and the ever-present private and public sector need to manage smarter and leaner—Ontario has become a world-class water technology centre. Ontario has more than 900 water industry companies, supported research centres, incubators, accelerators and programs that encourage innovative water and wastewater technologies and services. WaterTAP is the only non-profit organization whose sole focus is…

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy. Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected. We will collect and use of personal information solely with…

Learning Network

Learning Network WaterTAP’s Learning Network is devoted to improving the business and marketing skills of water sector entrepreneurs, senior level executives, and communications experts. Whether your markets are in Canada, or throughout the world, Learning Network offerings are designed to provide practical solutions for common challenges like understanding and implementing online networking and communications technologies, harnessing the power of digital media, reaching new markets, and coping with tight budgets and…

Change Leaders Lab

Change Leaders Lab WaterTAP’s Change Leaders Lab addresses critical complex challenges for the adoption of innovative water technologies.This work is part of WaterTAP’s mandate to identify, understand, and address barriers to innovation and growth in Ontario’s water sector. Through this work, we are engaging the sector’s Change Leaders who have the expertise, experience, and passion required to shift sector norms. Through a series of collaborative projects with Change Leaders from…

Growth Catalyst

Growth Catalyst Does your Ontario water technology company need a business boost? Tap into trusted, effective sector expertise with WaterTAP’s Growth Catalyst program, which is designed to bring short-term, boots-on-the-ground expertise that can help your company quickly overcome strategic, operational, and financial challenges. Growth Catalyst Program WaterTAP’s Growth Catalyst program uses sector expertise to support the growth of water technology companies by working with them to address key business risks…

Source Solutions from Ontario

Source Solutions from Ontario Ontario is home to a thriving, innovative water sector that boasts a strong core of innovative technologies, solutions, and services. Increasingly, many clients and stakeholders from across the globe are turning to Ontario for clean water solutions.For a comprehensive listing of active companies, please visit WaterTAP’s business directory. Planning a visit to Ontario to learn about our thriving water sector? Contact WaterTAP, connect with your region’s Canadian Trade Commissioner Service…

The Story

The Story Welcome to Ontario. From its global impact abroad and its progressive policies, to its dedicated funding, research, and piloting, Ontario has a highly competitive water industry and a strong record of establishing world-class water technologies. Stretching from the temperate region of the Great Lakes bordering the United States all the way to the barren subarctic north, Ontario is home to the nation’s capital, Ottawa, and Canada’s largest city,…

Ontario’s Innovation Ecosystem

The Ontario Water Innovation Ecosystem map highlights some of the Ontario companies and organizations that are working together to provide world-class solutions for water challenges in global markets. Since Ontario is home to more than 900 water-related companies, this map is just a glance. Visit WaterTAP’s growing online directory to learn more about the technology companies, institutions, industries, and organizations that contribute to this thriving business ecosystem. If you have…

Partners

Partners WaterTAP works closely with several industry partners to support the growth of Ontario’s water sector. Here is a list of partners with whom WaterTAP has formal partnership agreements. Imagine H2O Imagine H2O is a non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs turn water challenges into business opportunities. AquaHacking AquaHacking is a multi-generational, multi-sector and multi-stakeholder movement that aims to conserve the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Basin, and to foster the…

Team

Team WaterTAP’s high-energy, passionate team has a record of water sector success. Peter Gallant President and CEO Dr. Peter Gallant is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in the global water technology sector. As the founding President and CEO of Kingston, Ontario-based Pathogen Detection Systems Inc. (PDS), he led the development of a novel automated microbial detection system. In 2009, PDS was acquired by Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies, a…