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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Using the power of technology to solve health care’s biggest challenges

Alberta spends nearly 40 per cent of the provincial budget on health. Alberta Innovates is launching the Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) – Concepts program to help address that challenge by contributing to reducing the cost of care and improving the health of Albertans by nurturing a digital health ecosystem.

Tackling Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious condition affecting deer, elk and other cervid populations throughout Alberta. Prevalence of CWD has increased each year since it was first detected in Alberta in 2005. The issue has grown beyond animals in the wild and has spread to farmed elk and deer in Alberta, costing producers considerable resources, time, and money. In an effort to mitigate the impact of CWD, Alberta Innovates is announcing the launch of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research Program.

InnoTech team dedicates itself to solving massive inactive well dilemma

Canadian Environment Week: InnoTech developing solutions to safely close wells The numbers are daunting. There is a backlog of more...

Upcoming events & workshops

Jun 28, 2021

Building equitable entrepreneurship ecosystems in rural Alberta

Join us for this dynamic and interactive session to offer rural ecosystem stakeholders insight to grow rural entrepreneurship and innovation!...


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.