Water Innovation Across Canada The Canadian Water SummitJohn Neate, Senior Associate, OCETA           June 17, 2010
Process and Methodology Partnership with three Ontario government ministries      Environment, Research and Innovation, ...
Global Water Opportunity Water industry expected to reach nearly $1 trillion by 2020: $1,200                              ...
Review of Leading Water Jurisdictions   Focus on Germany, Israel and Singapore   Identified common set of best practices...
Ontario Water Strengths Largest market in Canada and           Policy leadership on  situated close to the US           ...
Recommendation 1 Establish a Bold Vision   By the year 2015, Ontario is recognized as a global leader and    centre of exp...
Recommendation 2Create an Ontario Water Opportunity Act Main Objectives:      Promote sustainable water resources manage...
Recommendation 3Increase Alignment and Collaboration Ontario government      Align programs, policies and objectives   ...
Recommendation 4Brand Ontario as a Global Water Leader Develop and market Ontario as a leader in sustainable water Withi...
Outcomes and Benefits Creation of world-class Ontario water technology and  service companies Increased job creation and...
Current Status Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act      Introduced on May 18, 2010      1st reading in the l...
Contact Information   Kevin Jones                   David Henderson   President and CEO             Managing Director   OC...
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John Neate, Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement - Water Innovation Across Canada: The Water Opportunity for Ontario

  1. 1. Water Innovation Across Canada The Canadian Water SummitJohn Neate, Senior Associate, OCETA June 17, 2010
  2. 2. Process and Methodology Partnership with three Ontario government ministries  Environment, Research and Innovation, Economic Development and Trade More than 100 individuals consulted  Surveys, focus groups and personal interviews Range of water ecosystem stakeholders:  Researchers, water technology and product developers, facility owners and operators, investors and financial institutions, consulting firms, non-government organizations Review of market strategies of leading water jurisdictions 2
  3. 3. Global Water Opportunity Water industry expected to reach nearly $1 trillion by 2020: $1,200 XPVs current areas of focus fall in the developing $1,000 segments $97 $800 $600 $11.8 $400 $864 Developing segments: 16.2% CAGR $510 $200 Mature segments: 3.8% CAGR $- 2007 2020 Mature segment Developing segment Source: LUX Research, XPV Capital 3
  4. 4. Review of Leading Water Jurisdictions  Focus on Germany, Israel and Singapore  Identified common set of best practices:  Establish a bold vision  Solve domestic needs with export potential  Set measurable goals and targets  Build on existing strengths  Make strategic investments  Create an international brand 4
  5. 5. Ontario Water Strengths Largest market in Canada and  Policy leadership on situated close to the US regulations, standards, source water protection, watershed Proven track record creating management and water world-class water technologies efficiency and companies  Shared responsibility for Great Leading water organizations Lakes sustainability and research institutes located in Ontario  Significant investment in infrastructure Access to venture capital 5
  6. 6. Recommendation 1 Establish a Bold Vision By the year 2015, Ontario is recognized as a global leader and centre of expertise for providing safe, clean, affordable and sustainable water solutions 6
  7. 7. Recommendation 2Create an Ontario Water Opportunity Act Main Objectives:  Promote sustainable water resources management – Positive and practical water behaviour change  Introduce transparent costing and accounting of water use – Quantify the value of water  Test and demonstrate water technologies and solutions – Address risk, market barriers and opportunity cost  Attract early stage, innovative water technology companies to Ontario – Enhance Ontario’s water innovation cluster 7
  8. 8. Recommendation 3Increase Alignment and Collaboration Ontario government  Align programs, policies and objectives  Innovation, job creation and economic development Industry and research organizations  Increase market-driven water research Non-governmental organizations  Coordinate policy research and project initiatives 8
  9. 9. Recommendation 4Brand Ontario as a Global Water Leader Develop and market Ontario as a leader in sustainable water Within Ontario  Change water attitudes and behaviour  Create public support and political will Outside Ontario  Recognized as “commercialization hub” for water technologies  Proactively promote Ontario water technology solutions in US and select global markets 9
  10. 10. Outcomes and Benefits Creation of world-class Ontario water technology and service companies Increased job creation and economic development Attraction of significant private sector investment Effective mobilization of Ontario’s assets as a testing and demonstration platform Significant reductions in water use and energy consumption Wealth creation AND environmental sustainability 10
  11. 11. Current Status Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act  Introduced on May 18, 2010  1st reading in the legislature Three main objectives: 1. Make Ontario a North American leader – Water technologies and solutions – Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) 2. Improve municipal water infrastructure – System optimization and conservation – Demonstrate new technologies/services 3. Use water more efficiently – Residential focus – Standards, labeling, smart metering/billing 11
  12. 12. Contact Information Kevin Jones David Henderson President and CEO Managing Director OCETA XPV Capital Corporation 2070 Hadwen Road, Unit 201A 100 Adelaide Street West Mississauga, ON L5K 2C9 Toronto, Ontario M5H 1S3 905-822-4133, ext. 232 416-864-0475, ext. 301 kjones@oceta.on.ca david.henderson@xpvcapital.com www.oceta.on.ca www.xpvcapital.com 12

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