Montreal, Friday, March 26 – GHGSat was named a finalist at the 41st edition of Les Mercuriades contest, a prestigious contest highlighting business merits, dynamism, and the success of Quebec enterprises.
A pioneer in the detection of global gas emissions, and a key provider of reliable satellite data, the Montreal business has been recognized within the category of “Technological Innovation TELUS”.
To this day, GHGSat is the only Quebec business recognized as a global player in the “new space sector”. The company counts three (3) satellites in orbit, the latest launched by SpaceX in January of 2021, and will operate a constellation of 10 satellites by 2022, all equipped with the proprietary technology Fabry-Perot, for the detection of methane point source emissions worldwide.
Recipient of many recognitions and prizes attributed to businesses in innovation technology, such as the first “space” winner of the 2020 BloomberNEF pioneer competition and the nomination in the annual list of the world’s most innovative businesses for 2021 from Fast Company – GHGSat continues its remarkable momentum.
The reveal of the finalist for this year’s edition of Les Mercuriades contest took place on Friday, March 26, as part of a free virtual event, broadcasted live on the FCCQ social media pages Facebook and Youtube.