MaRS Cleantech works closely with entrepreneurs and investors to create solutions for smart cities and address key challenges in energy, water, agri-tech, advanced materials and manufacturing. The industry looks to MaRS Cleantech to assist with company growth and the removal of complex technology adoption barriers. The team supports high-impact businesses by connecting innovators, potential partners, customers, investors, talent and capital. MaRS Cleantech comprises three main entities — Venture Services and its network of advisors; the Advanced Energy Centre, whose team facilitates collaborative problem-solving and exports; and ArcTern Ventures, a $30-million, privately backed venture fund. Together we build globally competitive companies and drive innovation in the cleantech sector.