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9 jun. 2021 Lauréats

Questions to our environment and sustainable development Mtl inc. Laureates

Circulus Agtech

Circulus Agtech valorise fumier et compost pour produire un fertilisant organique liquide précis et économique adapté à la culture hydroponique.

Questions to Nicolas Martel-Bouchard

What motivates you and makes you wake up in the morning?

Making the production of plants in greenhouses more sustainable.

What brought you to entrepreneurship?

The audacity to change things for collective wellness.

How does your solution have a positive impact on the environment?

The circular economy concept is at the heart of our solution that allows to eradicate producers' synthetic fertilizers addiction in greenhouses.

Rithmik Solutions

Rithmik Solutions is building the world’s most advanced and reliable analytics for mobile equipment optimization.

 

Questions to Amanda Truscott

What motivates you and makes you wake up in the morning?

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in a major way while also building a company where collaboration - both internal and external - is the basis for solving some of the hardest problems in one of the world's most difficult and energy-intensive industries.

What brought you to entrepreneurship?

My partner started the business and asked for my help; I ended up falling in love with it.

How does your solution have a positive impact on the environment?

Through increasing the efficiency and reliability of mobile mining equipment, we can reduce the fuel burned by each of these massive machines by hundreds of thousands litres per year.

KM Solutions

Through increasing the efficiency and reliability of mobile mining equipment, we can reduce the fuel burned by each of these massive machines by hundreds of thousands litres per year.

Questions to Louis Lamarche

What motivates you and makes you wake up in the morning?

Have a real impact on reducing GHG emissions. By launching KMI Myrielle and I wanted to tackle an area that was heavy in terms of GHG emitter and transport is the # 1 source in Quebec. Several transport companies do not know where to start and benefits related to energy transition so we give them a hand for that.

What brought you to entrepreneurship?

I speak for myself, but it is to be able to have more control over my life and to change things for real. It comes to the concept of "life by design" where we can somehow create our dream life.

How does your solution have a positive impact on the environment?

1- Energy Analysis fleets using a tool developed in-house.
2- Evaluation of return and payback period with planning funding.
3- Neutral Evaluation of technologies, planning and project management of implementation of new technologies.

Arrivage

Arrivage B2B direct sales platform reconnecting grocery stores, restaurants, and other food professionals to farmers and artisans delivering locally.

Questions to Thibault Renouf

What motivates you and makes you wake up in the morning?

Changing the world and trying to make it more meaningful.

What brought you to entrepreneurship?

The absence of good tomatoes at the grocery store, even in high season.

How does your solution have a positive impact on the environment?

By bringing back farmers and artisans in the heart of our nutrition.

Hôtel UNIQ

Hôtel UNIQ is an accommodation village travelling throughout Quebec in search of the most beautiful landscapes for an exceptional stay.

Questions to Myriam Corbeil

What motivates you and makes you wake up in the morning?

Allow people to connect with nature while promoting the beautiful Quebec landscapes while fully respecting the environment.

What brought you to entrepreneurship?

The desire to create freely!

How does your solution have a positive impact on the environment?

We promote access to nature that has many health benefits.
We bring a breath of fresh air to accommodation in Quebec in order to participate in promoting the destination internationally. We participate in the movement of sustainable tourism.

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