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How We Help

Funding Programs

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.

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Coaching & Support

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.

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Applied Research

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.

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Who We Help

We provide non-dilutive funding and support for startups, small and medium-sized enterprises, post-secondary institutions, and industry in all economic sectors.

Impact Stories

Feeding the world, one smart farm at a time

July 9, 2024

Alberta Innovates is utilizing smart farm networks to foster unprecedented collaboration and partnership between farmers and tech developers.

Three things every first-time entrepreneur should know about fundraising

July 8, 2024

Fundraising is a critical component of any startup's journey. Learn how to secure early-stage capital to set your company up for success in future capital raises.

News Stories

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Alberta Innovates Expands Its Bitumen To Carbon Fibre Test Facilities

July 4, 2024

$10 Million from PrairiesCan to accelerate the creation of commercial carbon fibre.

Appointment of Alberta Innovates Interim CEO

June 27, 2024

Alberta Innovates Board Chair, Tony Williams, announces the appointment of Dr. Michael Mahon as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

Senior Leadership Transition at Alberta Innovates

June 24, 2024

Statement from Board Chair Tony Williams

Unbound Knowledge Sharing

Part of our role at Alberta Innovates is to share knowledge and highlight the thought-leadership of Albertan innovators who are solving some of the world’s great challenges. Our growing library of Unbound videos inform and educate Albertans about the latest innovations happening in our province.

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