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Unlocking the potential of our oil sands

Laura Kilcrease, CEO of Alberta Innovates, joined forces with Mark Little, President and CEO of Suncor Energy Inc., to suggest a disruption and new possibilities for Alberta’s oil sands.

Innovation is key to the “new normal”

Alberta Innovates CEO Laura Kilcrease on Why Innovation Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot about the “new normal” – what...

Changes in the workplace and workforce abound: who will adapt?

The world of work is not immune to disruption or evolution. In fact, the quickly changing face of workplaces is bringing with it significant opportunities and challenges, while the evolving nature and expectations of the workforce are creating new classes of work and new standards of operation.

Alberta’s Regional Innovation Network grows

On April 1, Alberta Innovates provided the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network with a grant of $2.76 million over two years.

A picture of TDA Mike Riou and Director of Regional Innovation, Carla Otto, walking

Support for small and medium-sized businesses in Alberta’s research & innovation ecosystem

Alberta Innovates recently invested $3.16 million in Regional Innovation Networks (RINs), injecting new funds in a vital system that fosters start-ups and entrepreneurs across the province by bringing together resources and support for high potential, high growth technology-based Alberta companies.

$57 Million to Alberta Researchers and Innovators

Alberta Innovates has invested $57 million into research and innovation activities in Alberta in recent months. During this time of economic uncertainty, providing funding and support to researchers, entrepreneurs and innovative companies helps to ensure the work they’re engaged in will continue.

A conservation and land management resource

The CCLM Portal is a one-stop, centralized, go-to website for reliable land management and conservation resources.

Flattening the Curve and Promoting Economic Recovery through Innovation

The COVID-19 Data Science Hackathon (hackathon), a partnership between CYBERA and Alberta Innovates, has wrapped up. 120 individuals and teams participated in the hackathon. 20 final submissions were made giving their best ideas on how to flatten the COVID-19 curve or promote economic recovery. Participants used data to create new insights and understandings of the health crisis, and how businesses are responding.

International Clinical Trials Day offers HOPE

Every year on May 20th the Alberta Clinical Research Consortium (ACRC) joins in celebrating International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) to help raise awareness of the value and importance of conducting clinical trials, with a spotlight on the activities occurring within Alberta. 

Driving Innovation Down Alberta’s Highways

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, InnoTech Alberta, a subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, will begin moving a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture unit – fabricated by ALCO Gas & Oil Equipment Ltd. (ALCO), in Edmonton – to the Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre (ACCTC), located at the Shepard Energy Centre, on the outskirts of Calgary.

Investigating the spread of COVID-19 inside buildings

Researchers at the University of Alberta are examining how COVID-19 is transmitted through airborne fine particles, and how its movement is controlled by current heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) designs within buildings.

A photo of Jeremy Burke and Blaine Bertsch from DryRun

Dryrun completes seed round led by Accelerate Fund II

Dryrun is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) cash flow management tool that pairs automated and intelligent forecasts with unmatched flexibility to model scenarios.