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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Transforming Farming Through Innovation

$15 Million Call for Research Projects to Advance Farm Technologies. The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) is announcing its first open call for research and innovation projects to accelerate the adoption of smart agriculture practices in Canada.

Creating jobs through clean energy technology

Alberta’s government is spending $50 million from the industry-funded Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system to create jobs, grow our clean-tech industry and cut emissions.

Supporting technology-based business recovery

Alberta Innovates is investing in two impactful province-wide programs designed to help Alberta’s technology-focused small- and medium-sized firms adapt and thrive in a business environment impacted by COVID-19. The programs are being supported through a $1.3 million investment from by the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada, as part of the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).


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.