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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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Dr. Emily Bishop helps launch research collaboration between Nova Scotia medtech company and University of Calgary

Thanks to coronavirus, remote work has become the norm for many Canadians. For Dr. Emily Bishop, communicating with colleagues at...

Aboriginal-led wildlife monitoring project empowers Whitefish Lake First Nation

In 2018, with the help of InnoTech Alberta, Whitefish Lake First Nation deployed its own wildlife monitoring program to better understand the impact of oil sands development on local animal populations.

Trash is biofuel treasure; Enerkem uses Alberta as a launching pad for expansion

Enerkem’s Edmonton facility is a huge step forward — the first commercial facility in the world to turn municipal trash into biofuel. That’s attracted a lot of interest, both in Canada and beyond.

Upcoming events & workshops

Aug 13, 2020

Water Innovation Connect Series #3: Technology Development

Technology development is a journey from ideation to proof-of-concept to pilots to commercialization. The final leap to commercialization is often...


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.