ResearchNB Partners With SGIN to Accelerate Clean Energy Research and Business Growth

April 11, 2024

April 2024 – ResearchNB and Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada are pleased to announce a new partnership aimed to accelerate clean energy research and business growth in New Brunswick. 

The partnership will foster a collaborative environment, focusing on supporting opportunity identification, validation and delivery of research and business growth initiatives. These efforts will enhance the contribution that each organization can make to shaping Canada’s innovation in sustainable and low carbon sectors. 

 “ResearchNB is very excited about our partnership with SGIN. Energy development, including the shift towards renewables and grid modernization, represents a great opportunity for New Brunswick and directly impacts the health and prosperity of New Brunswickers. Collaborating with a locally grown national organization like SGIN will help to ensure we are building the capacity required to position NB for success.” Damon Goodwin, CEO, ResearchNB 

On this new collaboration, Greg Robart, CEO of SGIN said “We are excited to partner with ResearchNB to drive Canada’s transition towards a clean energy future. This partnership brings together two progressive organizations that are broadly supporting clean energy solutions and research to enable stronger, more resilient communities, more competitive companies and a sustainable economy.”  

The partnership between ResearchNB and Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada is an important step towards a more sustainable future, one that relies on cross sector collaboration to achieve shared goals of building a brighter future for all Canadians. By working together, the two organizations will be able to accelerate the pace of innovation and make a meaningful contribution to the fight against climate change. 

About ResearchNB 

ResearchNB shapes and implements New Brunswick’s research priorities, ensuring alignment with provincial objectives and fostering a culture of innovation. 

 Contact: Damon Goodwin, CEO, ResearchNB 

About Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada 

Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada (SGIN) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation providing critical strategic investment, advice, and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada (SGIN) invests in emerging companies that are commercializing technology which supports the transition towards a sustainable, net-zero carbon economy. 

Contact: Greg Robart, CEO, SGIN