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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Latest News

Alberta Innovates invests in COVID-19 Rapid Response

Alberta Innovates and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are announcing additional investments to an ongoing partnership: COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity. Announced in April 2020, the total investment will amount to $109 million in research funding to support projects across Canada.

Alberta Innovates seeks to secure Alberta’s AI advantage

From Alberta Innovates CEO Laura Kilcrease More and more, we use artificial intelligence (AI) as part of our everyday routines...

Alberta built an artificial intelligence powerhouse. What’s next?

Story by Scott Lilwall Just off Highway 60, a short jaunt south of Devon, sits one of the most celebrated...

Upcoming events & workshops

Jul 06 - 10, 2020

Event highlights the entrepreneurial journey

The Innovation Rodeo The 5th annual Innovation Rodeo is presented by Bow Valley College and is co-sponsored by Alberta Innovates....


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.