Alberta Innovates celebrates 100 years of transformation

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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.

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InnoTech Alberta Celebrates with XPRIZE

InnoTech Alberta, a subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, congratulates CarbonCure on winning the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition. CarbonCure successfully demonstrated they could remove carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by the Shepard Energy Centre and use it to create concrete. InnoTech Alberta hosted the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE at the Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre (ACCTC), adjacent to the Shepard Energy Centre, on the eastern edge of Calgary’s city limits.

Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network Welcomes New CEO

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kerry Wright as its permanent Chief Executive Officer.

Scaleup and Growth Accelerators Provide New Opportunities for Alberta Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Excel

Alberta Innovates is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of business accelerator(s) to vault Alberta’s promising start-ups and small and medium technology companies through scaleup and growth faster.

Upcoming events & workshops

Apr 19 - Jun 14, 2021

Land Use 2021

A place for biodiversity offsets Sponsored by Alberta Innovates, the Alberta Land Institute is presenting an eight-part web forum starting...


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.