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Alberta Innovates solves some of the biggest industry challenges in our province and supports the growth of business while stimulating the start-up community to build new technology and drive new ideas. We want to build a bright future for all Albertans.

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G2V Optics: creating data science solutions

The genesis of G2V Optics grew out of Taschuk’s work as a research associate at the University of Alberta with Dr. Michael Brett in around 2003. At the time, Brett was funded by the precursor to Alberta Innovates as the Industrial Research Chair in Thin Film Engineering. The goal was to investigate the fabrication and characterization of nanoscale materials, in part for application to solar cells.

New future for Alberta bitumen in advanced materials

Alberta Innovates is launching a major new clean technology initiative called the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge, a $15-million international competition to accelerate development of carbon fibre from bitumen in Alberta.

Alberta Innovates Launches: Exploring Cannabis-Based Medicines and Tools (mCannabis) program

New Funding Opportunity: This program is an opportunity for stakeholders in Alberta’s Cannabis ecosystem to collaborate in a coordinated way to advance Cannabis research and innovations that aim to enhance patient care, improve patient outcomes, support training of health professionals, and responsibly grow Canada’s Cannabis industry.

Upcoming events & workshops

May 26 - 28, 2020

LANDUSE 2020

We invite you to join the Alberta Land Institute and Alberta Innovates in Banff, AB, May 26-28, 2020, as we...

Jun 03 - 06, 2020

Inventures 2020

The must-attend event of 2020. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the people who are shaping, disrupting and re-imagining the...

Testimonials

Their expertise, creativity, and business approach have been instrumental in the success of this project. CN looks forward to continuing the collaboration with such a strong partner.

James Cairns, Rail Centric Supply Chain, CN

Together, we are changing the face of forestry – an industry employing 40,000 Albertans and worth $7 billion to our economy.

Paul Whittaker, Alberta Forest Products Association

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.