CIX Names Ballard One of Canada's Most Innovative Public Technology Companies

The CIX is a leading technology innovation destination where investors, innovative companies, entrepreneurs and facilitators converge to drive economic growth and accelerate the development and implementation of new ideas.

VANCOUVER, CANADA - The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) has named Ballard Power Systems one of the countrys top-20 innovative public technology companies. The CIX is a leading technology innovation destination where investors, innovative companies, entrepreneurs and facilitators converge to drive economic growth and accelerate the development and implementation of new ideas.


Randy MacEwen, Ballard President and CEO said, "We are delighted to receive this recognition from the Canadian Innovation Exchange. Both the Ballard corporate strategy as well as our extensive and evolving portfolio of Power Products and Technology Solutions represent unique innovations in the clean energy fuel cell sector, helping drive the continued growth of our Company."

All of the top-20 companies named will participate at the "CIX Public Investor Day" being held on Wednesday, November 18th in Toronto, Canada. Ballards Director of Investor Relations, Guy McAree, will make a presentation on key innovations at the Company.

The CIX Public Investor Day is a new event intended to showcase and celebrate Canadas most innovative small and mid-market public technology companies. Further information can be found at this link - http://publicinvestorday.com/media/news-details/169/.

Hundreds of company profiles were reviewed by the selection committee with the top-20 chosen based on a number of key factors, including product / service offering, depth of management, market opportunity and business model.

The "CIX Public Investor Day" event is being organized by CIX and Stockhouse, a source of small cap financial information and news.

"Canadian technology investors are starting to recognize the value to be found in the Canadian public markets," said Marcus New, Chairman of Stockhouse. "And we have an impressive group of CEOs from innovative tech companies from across Canada who will share their story with investors in the audience."

About Ballard Power Systems
Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) provides clean energy products that reduce customer costs and risks, and helps customers solve difficult technical and business challenges in their fuel cell programs. To learn more about Ballard, please visit www.ballard.com.

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