Cleantech North and Behr & Associates Inc. Creating Exceptional Opportunities  for Promising Canadian Cleantech Firms  Sep...
Mission Statements of Firms <ul><li>To Accelerate Early-Stage Cleantech Companies Revenues and Opportunities Through Licen...
Who is Cleantech North? <ul><ul><li>Goal: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To enable Canadian cleantech companies to realize the...
Who is Behr & Associates? <ul><ul><li>Our History: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business started in 2001 focused in on accel...
The Behr Unique Approach <ul><ul><li>The People: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep understanding of Canadian clean technolog...
Introducing Cavet Technologies LumiSmart ILC - Intelligent Lighting Controller <ul><li>LumiSmart ILC™ is a low cost progra...
LumiSmart ILC™ Flexibility <ul><li>Based on “patent-awarded” wave form modification technology that reduces energy require...
Summary <ul><li>Cleantech North, Behr & Associates, and Cavet LumiSmart are great Canadian examples which deliver: </li></...
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BEHR - Creating Exceptional Opportunities for Promising Canadian Cleantech Firms - Ontario Clean Technology Business to Business Seminar

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The vision of Masdar City (the world’s first zero-carbon city to be created before 2020) was shared by the Masdar City team at a September 16, 2009, business-to-business seminar held at MaRS.

The seminar attracted nearly 70 cleantech suppliers, green technology leaders, government policy makers and sector funders. This presentation is from Cleantech North and Behr & Associates Inc., created for this seminar.

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BEHR - Creating Exceptional Opportunities for Promising Canadian Cleantech Firms - Ontario Clean Technology Business to Business Seminar

  1. 1. Cleantech North and Behr & Associates Inc. Creating Exceptional Opportunities for Promising Canadian Cleantech Firms September 2009 MASDAR Presentation
  2. 2. Mission Statements of Firms <ul><li>To Accelerate Early-Stage Cleantech Companies Revenues and Opportunities Through Licensing and International Partnerships </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who is Cleantech North? <ul><ul><li>Goal: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To enable Canadian cleantech companies to realize their worldwide potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group of leading Canadian-based Companies/Affiliates formed an alliance in 2009 to assist promising Canadian Cleantech firms on a local and International basis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involved companies include PriceWaterHouse Coopers, Royal Bank of Canada, Gowlings Lafleur, Behr & Associates, MaRS, Cooley Godward Kroniish, Celestica, HUB Insurance, Canadian National Angel Organization, Cleantech Angels, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encompasses both a general outward-facing presence (e.g. Linked In – 800 members, Quarterly events) as well as a Members-only closed Group (“The Cluster) that focuses in on a few very specific Canadian companies where we feel their technology has worldwide impact potential. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Who is Behr & Associates? <ul><ul><li>Our History: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business started in 2001 focused in on accelerating “patented” Canadian Technology firms in US and international markets through strategic partnerships, OEM, licensing, and distribution. Over 50 customers to date. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 2003 become registered with Ontario Securities Commission (Canada’s provincial SEC), and 2009 Registered Canadian Federal Lobbyist. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 2005, developed “Green Tech” practice (now over 90% of our activity). In 2009, Co-Founder of CleanTech North. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By 2009, has become the defacto Cleantech Business Acceleration and Strategic Marketing “Go To” people for the many of Canada’s top Law Firms, Accounting Practices, Chartered Banks, and Government Agencies </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Behr Unique Approach <ul><ul><li>The People: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep understanding of Canadian clean technologies at both the engineering, market, and investor levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every member of each team was a successful technology operator in the past. Many, many war wounds and all with leadership experience domestically and internationally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep, positive relationships with the major players in the industry for licensing/partnership/M&A opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A leadership brand in the Canadian Technology & Investor marketplace. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Strategies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market segment: Focused exclusively on the angel, pre round-A technology marketplace with vendors who have patented technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singular focus on “Big Brother” technical and sales integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t get involved unless we get direct validation from potential strategic partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go To Market: OEM, Strategic Partner Distribution, International sales. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Introducing Cavet Technologies LumiSmart ILC - Intelligent Lighting Controller <ul><li>LumiSmart ILC™ is a low cost programmable energy saving lighting controller for commercial/industrial fluorescent and HID systems </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately reduces lighting costs by 30%-40% with no perceivable difference to lighting levels or occupant comfort </li></ul><ul><li>Installable by an electrician in less than 30 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in Power Factor Correction </li></ul><ul><li>With an ROI of less than 12 months ($0.10 / kW)! </li></ul><ul><li>A single unit can control up to 130 fluorescent lamps while extending bulb life by up to 25% – no expensive ballast retrofit or complex building automation system required. </li></ul>Sample CleanTech Customer Review
  7. 7. LumiSmart ILC™ Flexibility <ul><li>Based on “patent-awarded” wave form modification technology that reduces energy required to power lighting systems (USPTO - 5,455,491 and 6,525,490) </li></ul><ul><li>LumiSmart ILC™ is certified for standard voltages including 120V, 240V, 277V, 344V, 440V </li></ul><ul><li>Easily connects to any lighting distribution panel – no modifications to existing light fittings required </li></ul><ul><li>Existing light fittings do not require any modification </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with 15 Amp, 20Amp, 32 Amp breakers and certified to mange loads of up to 6.9 KW </li></ul><ul><li>Demand Response Ready </li></ul><ul><li>Available October 2009 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Cleantech North, Behr & Associates, and Cavet LumiSmart are great Canadian examples which deliver: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focused strategies, companies, and worldclass products that have proven results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The key technology relationships in the Clean and Information Technology marketplaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World-class personnel to accelerate Strategic partnerships, OEM deals, distribution/reseller networks, strategic product management, and IP development/patents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to financial capital as appropriate. </li></ul></ul>

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