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SVG THRIVE Kickstarts New Academy and Venture Studio

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator. SVG Ventures|THRIVE (THRIVE), in partnership with  Alberta Innovates, and PrairiesCan is announcing the start of THRIVE Academy and THRIVE Venture Studio, supporting entrepreneurs, researchers, innovators, early-stage startups and spin-outs in the agri-food technology sector.

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator

Hydrogen Centre of Excellence Launches Tech Competition

Alberta Innovates and the Government of Alberta are announcing the first Advancing Hydrogen – Competition 1 program. The provincial hydrogen economy is a key component in Alberta’s Recovery Plan and the provincial Hydrogen Roadmap. $20 million dollars will be available over 24 months to support projects under the Advancing Hydrogen – Competition 1 program. Proposals are being accepted in areas including, hydrogen production, storage, transmission, end-use, increased competitiveness, and economic diversification.  

Alberta Innovates launches 2022 Chronic Wasting Disease Research Program

Alberta Innovates is investing new funding in the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research Program to support collaborative research directly related to understanding and managing CWD.

Alberta Innovates Seeks Proposals for the 2022 Water Innovation Program

Alberta’s population is expected to continue to grow and exceed 6 million people by 2050 and with that, demand for water will continue to increase. Ensuring Alberta has the quality and quantity of water needed is a priority for our province. To tackle those challenges, Alberta Innovates is launching a call for proposals for the 2022 Water Innovation program (WIP).

Alberta Innovates Launches Agri-Food and Bioindustrial Innovation Program

Alberta Innovates is launching a new program called the Agri-Food and Bioindustrial Innovation Program (ABIP). ABIP’s continuous intake approach will provide researchers and technology developers access to funding for eligible projects all year round, with no deadline to apply.

INVENTURE$ 2022 Wraps another Successful Event

INVENTURE$ 2022 (Inventures) wraps up its third in-person innovation event. With over two thousand people in attendance over three days and as many as 11 thousand watching online, delegates heard from over 300 speakers in 200 sessions. The conference ran from June 1 – 3, 2022.

Alberta Innovates invests new funding to strengthen emerging tech innovation system

Update: Round two of the Ecosystem Development Program (now called the Ecosystem Development Partnerships program) launched. Learn more. NEWS RELEASE...

Technology to Transform Plastic Recycling in Alberta

$2 million to enhance plastic recycling with BASF and an ecosystem of partners.

Revolutionizing Farming through Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Satellites

Revolutionizing farming through robotics, artificial intelligence and satellites. Smart agriculture and food digitalization and automation challenge awards $3.19 million for new smart-ag and food projects.

Advancing Health Research towards a Digital Health Economy

Alberta Innovates is investing over $4.5 million in eight early-stage health research projects focusing on personalized (i.e., precision) health and wellness. The Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) Concepts program aims to enable health innovators apply digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, mobile apps to solve urgent health challenges related to disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment as well as advance their commercialization journey.