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We take a look at the top cleantech and lifescience companies in the 2017 TSX Venture 50.

The TSX Venture Exchange released the top 50 performing companies listed on the TSXV for 2017. 1,643 companies were evaluated using a ranking method that took into account each company’s share price, trading volume and market capitalization.
Here, we take a look at the top clean technology and lifesicence companies in the Top 50.

dynaCERT (TSXV: DYA)

dynaCERT specializes in the reduction of carbon emission and creating technology that is valued for their environmental and economic impact.
Over a one-year period, dynaCERT share price has gone up 475 percent. Recently the company announced it had reach 276 purchase orders for HydraGen, a unit that produces hydrogen and oxygen on demand and is designed for on-road applications, over $1.8 million with 25 percent cash deposits.

Ceapro (TSXV:CZO)

Ceapro is a biotechnology company that provides “green” ingredients to manufacturers of personal care products, nutraceuticals, and developers of therapeutics. The company is developing proprietary extraction technology and its applications to the production of extracts from oats and other renewable plant resources.
Over a one-year period, the company‘s share price has gained 204 percent. Last year they were named Company of the Year by Bio Alberta, a member association promoting the life science industry in the province.

Pioneering Technology (TSXV:PTE)

Pioneering Technology is an energy smart technology company that develops new technologies to help protect people from cooking fires. The company’s temperature limiting control (TLC) technology is in about 200,000 multi-residential housing units across North America. In January 2017, Pioneering Technology received its largest order to date from one of the largest suite style hotel chains in North America.
Over a one-year period, the company’s share price has gained 521.05 percent.

EEStor (TSXV:ESU)

EEStor is a provider of electrical energy storage and related capacitor technologies. The company’s focus is on licensing opportunities over a wide range of industries and applications. In December 2016, EEstor announced a binding letter of intent with Alchemy Synergy Group for the development of polymers to be used in EEStor’s capacitor and electrical energy storage technologies.
Over a one-year period, the company’s share price gained 267.74 percent.

Wavefront Technology Solutions (TSXV:WEE)

Wavefront designs solutions for oil well stimulation, secondary oil recovery, and environmental groundwater remediation. Over a one-year period, the company’s shares went up by 139.13 percent.
Powerwave, the main technology of the company recently proved successful in an acid stimulation by one of Wavefront’s Middle Eastern client. With a cost-saving result of 30 percent related to chemical costs.

Nano One Materials (TSXV:NNO)

Nano One is a technology company producing high-performance battery materials used for electric vehicles, energy storage, and consumer electronics. Over a one-year period, the company’s share price has gained by 102.63 percent.
Recently they announced a new enhancement to their processing technology, which resulted in an intellectual property filed provisionally with the U.S. Patent Office.
 
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Securities Disclosure: I, Bryan Mc Govern, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Editorial Disclosure: dynaCERT is a client of the Investing News Network. This article is not paid-for content.

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