We are Alberta’s innovation engine

Alberta Innovates has been helping researchers, entrepreneurs and industries fuel, feed, and build our province for more than a century.

Today, we are looking beyond the horizon to drive innovations that will prepare Alberta for a digital, net-zero future.

Innovation has always played a significant role in Alberta. As the province’s most comprehensive research and innovation agency, we are uniquely positioned to propel great ideas forward and improve the lives of Albertans today and for generations to come.

Explore this section to find out who we are and what we do.

Who We Are

Meet our leaders and program teams at Alberta Innovates. Find out who provides our applied research, development, business and scientific expertise, and industrial testing services.

Innovation Ecosystem

The Alberta Regional Innovation Network (RIN) is comprised of organizations across the province that provide services and supports to Albertan technology and knowledge-based businesses.

Contact Us

Contact our Bell Tower corporate office for general information about our service and programs. If you have a question about testing (land, soil, etc.), please contact our Edmonton Research Park office listed below.


Here you will find our latest events, workshops, webinars, and conferences to inform our stakeholders and accelerate our innovation ecosystem.

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

The Terms and Use, Privacy Statement and Doing Business with Alberta Innovates outlines a social and legal contract with our website's users. By establishing these conditions, users are informed how they must behave on the website and confirm that they agree to abide by your rules and guidelines when using your website.

What We Do

Alberta Innovates drives research and innovation by providing funding, services, and expertise to post-secondary researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry.


Alberta Innovates is governed by a board of directors appointed by the provincial government. It steers the innovation system according to provincial priorities and its business goals.


InnoTech Alberta and C-FER Technologies are subsidiaries of Alberta Innovates. They provide applied research services to industry and government clients.


Learn why Alberta Innovates is an employer of choice in our province and read about current job opportunities.


As Alberta's innovation engine, we catalyze innovation in every corner of our province. Keep your finger on the pulse of what's new and what's next in innovation with our collection of news releases and impact stories.