Atlantic Canada Impact Investor Challenge

Atlantic Canada Scale-Up & Investment Challenge

Two tracks for double the impact.

Investing in Atlantic Canada impact ventures in cleantech and health innovation to make a difference.

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This program accelerates early-stage cleantech and health innovation ventures by stimulating impact investments from across Canada into the Atlantic ecosystem.

Through this challenge, we’ll support and expand and diversify the Canadian impact investor community, guide new and established investors into their journey of impact investing and empower purpose-driven ventures creating cleantech and health innovation solutions in Atlantic Canada.


The Atlantic Canada Cleantech Scale-Up & Investment Challenge is partnered with Imaginal Ventures and Foresight Canada, funded by NRC IRAP and ACOA. Together, we’re taking major strides in addressing climate change and sustainability. The region is harnessing its natural resources, research expertise, and collaborative spirit to create a greener future.


The Atlantic Canada Health Scale-Up & Investment Challenge is partnered with Imaginal Ventures and Halo Health, funded by Nova Scotia Health Innovation Hub. We will be shining a light on advancements in telemedicine, digital health and biotechnology, areas where this maritime haven is becoming a powerhouse of progress.

What You Can Expect

Spring facilitates a cohort of impact-curious investors and impact ventures to navigate the investment process together. Through the program, and beyond, you can expect to:

Eligibility for this Challenge

This program isn’t just for investors in Atlantic Canada – any new or established investor from anywhere in Canada is welcome, including:

Program Partners

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