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.

We put innovation into action to build a bright future for all Albertans.

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A picture of Zack and Tim from Startup TNT with two of their pitch winners

Shift podcast: A Thursday Night Tradition that’s making an impact across the prairies

Zack Storms and Tim Lynn from Startup TNT join host Jon Hagan on Shift to talk about angel investing and how YOU can become one, storytelling and what they see as Alberta's strengths.

Qualisure – an AICE-Validate program success story

Recently our very own Jon Hagan, Senior Business Partner of Marketing and Communications at Alberta Innovates, interviewed Dr. Olver Bathe, CEO at Qualisure Diagnostics. Learn more about how Alberta Innovates' Accelerating Innovations into Care (AICE-Validate) program assisted Qualisure Diagnostics along the way.

Alberta Health and Innovation Organizations Invest in Phase II of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research

Alberta Innovates, the University Hospital Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), together with the Alberta Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) and Alberta Health Services, are pleased to announce an investment to continue building a national initiative to ensure health research is relevant to patients and their health outcomes.


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.