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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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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.

Alberta Innovates Launches: eXtended Reality Health Economic Acceleration and Development (xR HEAD) Program

New Funding Opportunity: Alberta Innovates and the Alberta Chapter of the Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Association (VRARA) are bringing together Alberta’s virtual, mixed, and augmented-reality, (xR), and the health innovation ecosystem to jointly develop xR innovations that can enhance patient care or support the training of health professionals.

Upcoming events & workshops

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.