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SVG THRIVE Kickstarts New Academy and Venture Studio

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator. SVG Ventures|THRIVE (THRIVE), in partnership with  Alberta Innovates, and PrairiesCan is announcing the start of THRIVE Academy and THRIVE Venture Studio, supporting entrepreneurs, researchers, innovators, early-stage startups and spin-outs in the agri-food technology sector.

Hydrogen Centre of Excellence Launches Tech Competition

Alberta Innovates and the Government of Alberta are announcing the first Advancing Hydrogen – Competition 1 program. The provincial hydrogen economy is a key component in Alberta’s Recovery Plan and the provincial Hydrogen Roadmap. $20 million dollars will be available over 24 months to support projects under the Advancing Hydrogen – Competition 1 program. Proposals are being accepted in areas including, hydrogen production, storage, transmission, end-use, increased competitiveness, and economic diversification.  

Alberta Innovates launches 2022 Chronic Wasting Disease Research Program

Alberta Innovates is investing new funding in the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research Program to support collaborative research directly related to understanding and managing CWD.


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.