Innovation in action

By seeing beyond the possible, Alberta Innovates solves some of the biggest industry challenges. We support research, the growth of business, and we help the start-up community to build new technology and drive new ideas.

We put innovation into action to build a bright future for all Albertans.

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Latest News

Artificial Intelligence in Alberta with AltaML

We sat down with AltaML Co-CEO, Nicole Janssen and Alberta Innovates Technology Development Advisor, Rick Davidson to discuss artificial intelligence...

Alberta Innovates partners with NSERC to advance research towards commercialization

Alberta Innovates and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are joining together in a unique partnership to help researchers in Alberta’s universities develop their innovations into commercial emerging technologies.

Alberta Innovates Extends $350,000 to Benefit Alberta-based Businesses

Earlier this fall, Alberta Innovates launched the Innovation Relief and Recovery Program with $400,000 of in-depth supports for companies provided by the Government of Canada, through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD).

Upcoming events & workshops

Jan 26, 2021

Digital Health Summit

Digital health innovation – reimagining healthcare Join us on January 26, 2021 from 9 a.m – 12 p.m. MST in...

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Jan 27, 2021

Intelligent Buildings

The Internet of things – intelligent buildings Much like smart cities, intelligent buildings present many opportunities for enhanced citizen engagement,...

promotional banner for the future of IoT in healthcare event
Feb 24, 2021

The future of IoT in healthcare

The future of IoT in healthcare With health at the top of our minds, many are beginning to acknowledge the...


I think it's fair to say there would be no company without their funding of that program because the work I did there enabled us to take the first commercial order.

Michael Taschuk, Chief Technology Officer, G2V Optics

Alberta Innovates has been instrumental. I truly believe this support is what has made Direct-C possible.

Simon Park, Direct-C board member

We are excited to see diabetes patients in Alberta gain access to our foot sensor technology that can help to maintain their mobility and foot health. We look forward to learning from the pilot and aspire to becoming an approved vendor for Alberta health care.

Breanne Everett, Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc.