Welcome to
AquaHacking

A catalyst for freshwater innovation and enterprises led by young Canadians.
We are all about NextGen water solutions.

Learn about the AquaHacking Challenge.
Meet the AquaHacking Alumni and their enterprises.

Because it is possible to find solutions to the water crisis

Our aquatic ecosystems are under increasing pressure. Our Alumni take action and find concrete solutions.

 

AquaHacking Alumni

Learn more about the start-ups established by
AquaHacking Alumni from across Canada.

Clean Catch Baits
Clean Catch Baits

AH AC '20

  • Guillermo Villarreal De Lara
  • Katherine VanZutphen
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    • Guillermo Villarreal De Lara
    • Katherine VanZutphen
    • Robel Berhane

Halifax, NS

Manufactured first-ever soft bait fishing lure out of a unique organic biopolymer solution which is 100% biodegradable and PVC-free, allowing anglers to practice their sport without worry and contributes to the safety of fish and all aquatic life

Plastic Pollution

Particuleye Technologies
  • Quinn Desrochers
  • Michael Beck
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    • Quinn Desrochers
    • Michael Beck
    • Waseem Jawad
    • Zacharie Gousseau
    • Ryan Tran

Winnipeg, MB

Development of Particuleye, a portable automatic detection device that uses machine learning to classify and quantify microplastics for use in commercial, academic and scientific settings (previously The Winnipeg Wizards)

Microplastics

GAPSS
GAPSS

AH BC '20

  • Jacob Sol
  • Cole White-Robinson
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    • Jacob Sol
    • Cole White-Robinson
    • Jayden Wong
    • Graeme Kumagai
    • Rudransh Kumar
    • Olivier Liberge

Kelowna, BC

Offers an easy-to-install, retrofittable, and affordable stormwater decontamination product which removes hydrocarbons while promoting sedimentation in addition to the collection of real-time data using a built-in sensor unit to inform municipal monitoring networks

Stormwater Management

CANN Forecast
CANN Forecast

AH '16

  • Naysan Saran
  • Nicolas Fortin St-Gelais

Montreal, QC

Developed artificial intelligence models to support municipal decision-making: InteliSwim, a tool that more reliably predicts recreational water quality, and InteliPipes, a tool to help identify water pipes vulnerable to leaks and breaks

Recreational Water Quality, Municipal Infrastructure