Our cleantech portfolio highlights our role in renewable energy, hydroponics, solar, and zero-energy devices, commercializing groundbreaking technologies. We offer full-service product design and engineering, scaling innovative cleantech solutions to volume production.

General Fuel Cell

General Fuel Systems Inc. approached Design 1st to help commercialize their aluminum-air battery, starting with a scale-down and enhancing their existing R&D technology.

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JS Lights

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Design 1st helped us deliver an exceptional product to market

“We didn’t look at this shipping container project as ‘one and done.’ We wanted a product that could be replicated for scale and the Design 1st team has enabled us to do just. Their team’s forward-thinking approach complemented ours and this partnership resulted in a customized container that protects, charges and transports our aerial vehicles virtually anywhere around the world.”
Didi Horn

Founder & CEO, SkyX

Fully Certified and Award-Winning

Our company and staff are certified with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and with ACIDO certified Industrial Designers of Ontario. We are also affiliated with Carleton University.

From Napkin Sketch to Manufacture-Ready Product: Successful the First Time

Design 1st integrates our knowledge, and expertise, with yours to bring your product idea to life