Agriculture, Forestry & Food

Investing in Alberta

Alberta Innovates provides leadership and co-ordination for activities that support the growth of Alberta’s agriculture, forestry and food sectors.

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Alberta Bio Future

Advancing industrial biotechnology

We invest in the generation of new knowledge and greener products and processes using Alberta biomass. We are leading bioindustrial innovation that will add new revenue streams in the forestry and agriculture sectors through value-added processing of plant residuals and byproducts.

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Alberta Prion Research Institute

Unlocking the mysteries of prion and related diseases

Our team in the Alberta Prion Research Institute is advancing knowledge and research into prion diseases in animals, and prion and prion-like diseases in humans.

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Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity

Building a market system for ecosystem services

We are working with our partners to build a market-based system for ecosystem services and enhance biodiversity in Alberta.

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Smart Agriculture and Food Innovation

Advancing smart agriculture and food innovation

We are leading the development of automation and new digital technologies on farms and in food manufacturing.

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Paintearth Mine BIOSALIX reclamation site near Forestburg, Alta.

Alberta coal mine reclamation project to provide green energy source

Alberta Innovates is joining federal, provincial, municipal and industry partners in contributing to a unique clean technology demonstration project to reclaim land at an Alberta coal mine.

Transforming farming through innovation

Alberta Innovates, along with its partners, are announcing their successful application for the Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network.

Alberta Innovates Funding Calls for Bioindustrial Innovation Generate Strong Response

Alberta Innovates’ recent call-out for proposals to use renewable biomass for development of bioproducts has received a strong response from...