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Artificial Intelligence in Alberta with AltaML

We sat down with AltaML Co-CEO, Nicole Janssen and Alberta Innovates Technology Development Advisor, Rick Davidson to discuss artificial intelligence...

Alberta Innovates partners with NSERC to advance research towards commercialization

Alberta Innovates and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are joining together in a unique partnership to help researchers in Alberta’s universities develop their innovations into commercial emerging technologies.

Alberta Innovates Extends $350,000 to Benefit Alberta-based Businesses

Earlier this fall, Alberta Innovates launched the Innovation Relief and Recovery Program with $400,000 of in-depth supports for companies provided by the Government of Canada, through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD).

Oil Sands Emissions Intensities Drop

A new report concludes that when Alberta specific data is used, upstream greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity numbers of oil sands production pathways are 14 to 35 per cent lower than previously published in Masnadi et al. Emerging technologies assessed in the study can further reduce upstream Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) emissions by 14 to 19 per cent.

Nobel Laureate Michael Houghton leads Applied Virology Institute at University of Alberta

Alberta Innovates investments help Houghton and colleagues in their search for vaccines and treatments for hep C, COVID-19 and other...

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Alberta Innovates pivots with new programs for entrepreneurs

The pandemic has brought a whole new meaning to words like lockdown and circuit-breaker in public health, and pivot in...

Wireline Logger software in action

Alberta-based tech company provides digital window into well operations

Entrepreneurial ingenuity attracts major investment and creates jobs, with help from Alberta Innovates   Recipient: Intelligent Wellhead Systems The Challenge:...

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Calgary-based Fidelity builds on contacts to launch new medical business

Recipient: Fidelity Machine & Mould Solutions The Challenge: To fill a critical gap in the supply chain for medical masks....

Using a ‘lab-on-a-chip’ in the fight against COVID-19

Powerhouse researchers at the University of Alberta have joined forces to develop a handheld Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC) device for rapidly detecting...

A member of a University of Alberta research team investigates various organisms that can break down lignin to make biofuels.

AI graduate studentship programs evolve

Strengthening Alberta’s economy Strengthening our provincial economy through people, research, and innovation is at the heart of what we do....

Alberta Innovates expands partnership with NSERC to benefit Alberta-based small businesses

Alberta Innovates and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are expanding their partnership to create more opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to access Alberta’s world-class research institutions in order to develop and commercialize new technology innovations. Alberta Innovates, together with NSERC, will each provide $2.3 million per year for up to two years to help small and medium sized businesses grow in Alberta.

Alberta innovation streamlines mortgages

Applying for a mortgage is often one of the most complicated tasks a future homebuyer will undertake. The paperwork seems never ending and the back and forth between the lender and the buyer is considerable. Entrepreneurs, Greg Williamson and Carter Zimmerman came together in 2017 with an idea to change all that, and the idea for Finmo Financial Technologies was born.