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

Inventures Announces 2020 Winners of 3rd Annual Pitch Event

Inventures is announcing the winners of the 3rd annual Inventures Startup Pitch Event, which took place June 3-4 as part of the Inventures Unbound virtual event.

Unlocking the potential of our oil sands

Laura Kilcrease, CEO of Alberta Innovates, joined forces with Mark Little, President and CEO of Suncor Energy Inc., to suggest a disruption and new possibilities for Alberta’s oil sands.

Changes in the workplace and workforce abound: who will adapt?

The world of work is not immune to disruption or evolution. In fact, the quickly changing face of workplaces is bringing with it significant opportunities and challenges, while the evolving nature and expectations of the workforce are creating new classes of work and new standards of operation.

Upcoming events & workshops

Jun 24, 2020

Water Innovation Connect Series #1: Managing Urban Water Systems

Water is an integral part of our communities. It is important that urban planners have access to the right data...


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.