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Building a bright future for all Albertans.
Alberta Innovates solves some of the province's biggest challenges by seeing beyond the possible. We support research and the growth of business. We help the startup community build new technology and drive new ideas.
We'll walk you through the basics of grant funding and how to determine if you qualify.
We fund projects that support the growth and diversity of Alberta’s economy. We provide a range of grant funding programs targeted to different sectors and development stages.
Connect with our Technology Development Advisors (TDAs) for one-on-one guidance and community connections, or reach out to our Regional Innovation Networks (RINs), entrepreneur-centric networks that help businesses grow.
Our two subsidiaries, InnoTech Alberta and C-FER Technologies, provide a critical bridge in the innovation system by linking research with government and industry needs, offering applied research, facilities, and testing.
We determine where research and innovation are needed to address provincial challenges, or where there are opportunities to benefit Albertans.
We advance digital health technologies to accelerate improvements in the quality
and long-term sustainability of our health system and the health of Albertans.
We accelerate technologies and innovation that improve environmental sustainability and economic diversification, including helping Alberta realize its hydrogen ambitions.
We lead smart agriculture research and innovation and address food security challenges through adoption of technology for significant impact in Alberta and beyond.
We provide non-dilutive funding and support for startups, small and medium-sized enterprises, post-secondary institutions, and industry in all economic sectors.
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$2 million program to support Alberta Innovates’ partnership with the Glenrose Hospital Foundation.
February 14, 2024
Study found carbon fibre made from oil sands bitumen has 69 per cent lower emissions than conventional sources
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Part of our role at Alberta Innovates is to champion innovation across the province and to highlight the many innovators who are working to solve some of the world’s great challenges. Our Learn How innovation gallery showcases the breadth and depth of innovation taking place across Alberta.