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Alberta Innovates invests in COVID-19 Rapid Response

Alberta Innovates and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are announcing additional investments to an ongoing partnership: COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity. Announced in April 2020, the total investment will amount to $109 million in research funding to support projects across Canada.

Alberta Innovates seeks to secure Alberta’s AI advantage

From Alberta Innovates CEO Laura Kilcrease More and more, we use artificial intelligence (AI) as part of our everyday routines...

Alberta built an artificial intelligence powerhouse. What’s next?

Story by Scott Lilwall Just off Highway 60, a short jaunt south of Devon, sits one of the most celebrated...

Quantum memories could be the key to a more secure internet of the future

Story by Breanna Mrozcek The internet needs an upgrade. For the past three decades, the massive digital network that connects...

A photo of an ultrasound probe

Alberta company positions itself to enter American market

Trained using the expertise of subspecialist physicians, MEDO’s Automated Real-time Intelligent Assistant (ARIA) uses artificial intelligence to interpret the ultrasound images.

Extracting sustainability from core industries

Since 2010 Paul Pede has been working to help forestry, mining, and oil and gas industries remediate their residues and return land and water to its original, natural state.

Harnessing the power of data to improve diabetes research and care in Alberta

Alberta now has a powerful new tool to improve diabetes management and research: Diabetes Infrastructure for Surveillance, Evaluation and Research (DISER).

Inventures Announces 2020 Winners of 3rd Annual Pitch Event

Inventures is announcing the winners of the 3rd annual Inventures Startup Pitch Event, which took place June 3-4 as part of the Inventures Unbound virtual event.

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.