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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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Young adults with Autism gain new employment opportunities

Young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (autism) face a bleak future. 85 to 90 per cent of those who graduate from high school, or college, are either unemployed or underemployed. However, Ling Huang, CEO of Alberta-based Technology North wants to change that.

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Raising investment funds in the time of COVID

When the pandemic hit this spring, Calgary startup Attabotics was in the midst of a major effort. The four-year-old robotics company was striving to raise funds to accelerate deployment of its novel warehousing technology, scale manufacturing operations, bolster its team and more.

Women Lead Their Own Destiny Through Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurism

On September 15, 2020 Alberta Innovates and SHEInnovatesAlberta will deliver a unique virtual event designed to support leaders, entrepreneurs and investors. Women Leading Innovation offers insights with influential women who are changing the innovation game.

Upcoming events & workshops

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Sep 30, 2020

IoT Transforming the Future of Agriculture

If you design, implement, sell, or service Internet of Things solutions for the Agriculture sector, we’d love for you to...

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Oct 07 - 08, 2020

Introduction to Design Thinking

In this online workshop the hosts will teach participants specific aspects of design thinking that are well-suited for working with...

Oct 23 - 24, 2020

Women in Engineering Summit

We’re proud to sponsor the third Women in Engineering Summit on October 23rd. Aerospace Engineer Natalie Panek opens the day...


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.