Alberta spends nearly 40 per cent of the provincial budget on health. Alberta Innovates is launching the Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) – Concepts program to help address that challenge by contributing to reducing the cost of care and improving the health of Albertans by nurturing a digital health ecosystem.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious condition affecting deer, elk and other cervid populations throughout Alberta. Prevalence of CWD has increased each year since it was first detected in Alberta in 2005. The issue has grown beyond animals in the wild and has spread to farmed elk and deer in Alberta, costing producers considerable resources, time, and money. In an effort to mitigate the impact of CWD, Alberta Innovates is announcing the launch of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research Program.
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NAIT researchers are developing a renewable product to help clean up tens of thousands of sites across the province contaminated by petroleum products – locations like old gas stations, fuel storage sites and other so-called “brownfields.”
Alberta Innovates is pleased to announce the launch of Clinical Trials Alberta (CTA) a new collaborative initiative that showcases Alberta’s unique capabilities to attract high-quality clinical trials, investments and new opportunities that will improve the health of Albertans.
We have long believed in the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and have backed this up with nearly two decades of support to Rich Sutton and to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute.
Two Canadian companies have emerged as winners of an open innovation competition seeking seismic technologies that reduce environmental impacts of oil sands exploration. The competition, funded by Alberta Innovates and organized by Foresight on behalf of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), is part of the ongoing COSIA Land Challenge.
What if you could develop an app that would allow beef producers to better manage their cattle ranches? That reality may not be that far off. Dr. Graham Plastow, and his team from Livestock Gentec, are collaborating with Dr. David Wishart, from the University of Alberta, to develop the ‘Arm-Chair Rancher’ mobile app.
The goal of the program is to fund an Alberta SME to hire a qualified service provider that will help them build a strategic approach to entering global markets. They may be eligible for up to $20,000, which is paid directly to one service provider named in the application.
We’re pleased to announce another round of our Product Demonstration Program is launching today, May 17.
Alberta Innovates is announcing an additional $3.53 million investment to the Regional Innovation Networks (RINs) in Alberta. The RINs are a network of community-based, collaboratively governed, networks that provide access to entrepreneurial supports to their region.
Alberta Innovates, in partnership with Health City and the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) are pleased to welcome Merck Canada as a new partner to an innovative Alberta collaboration aimed at exploring the potential uses for synthetic health data. Merck Canada will be joining the collaboration and will support the acceleration of research in the field of synthetic data use with the ultimate goal of helping improve health outcomes for Canadians.