Alberta Innovates is the province’s largest research and innovation agency.

Alberta Innovates is delivering 21st century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans.

Our mandate is to support and accelerate research, innovation and entrepreneurship. This covers ALL sectors and ALL markets today – and into the future.
AI’s work involves bringing the right people together – to form partnerships that deliver results.

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Our scientific and technical experts:

  • Direct targeted funding toward game-changing projects and programs that meet our rigorous criteria and support provincial innovation targets
  • Develop and implement strategic research and innovation initiatives
  • Provide third-party technical counsel and support
  • Build and foster networks, partnerships and collaborations – locally, nationally and internationally
    Leverage their relationships, connecting the right people to get things done.

Alberta Innovates is uniquely positioned to identify and nurture the research and innovation ideas that will:

  • Keep Alberta relevant and competitive in the global marketplace
  • Contribute to a sustainable and diversified economy
  • Prepare us for a low-carbon future
  • Keep us healthy through the advancement of medical knowledge, treatment and best clinical practice.

We focus on the full research and innovation continuum – taking ideas from the lab to the marketplace, or from bench to bedside.