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Alberta Innovates-sponsored program has introduced thousands of students to nanotechnology

For more than a decade, Alberta Innovates has been the sponsor of a unique program that’s introduced thousands of young students to the world of nanotechnology.

Solving Industry Challenges with Made-in-Alberta Tech

A combined total of nearly $50 million is being provided to 23 Alberta projects to advance innovation that will help Alberta become an even stronger leader in clean energy technologies, reduce emissions over the near and long term, and create jobs for Albertans.

Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge selects successful phase II projects

Alberta Innovates and the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) have selected 12 projects to participate in Phase II of the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge.

Inventures Announces 2021 Startup Pitch Winners

Today, Inventures announces the winners of the fourth annual Startup Pitch Competition. With the cancellation of this year’s live Inventures conference, due to COVID-19, the pitch event was held virtually.

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Calgary software innovator helps to make supply chain networks seamless

Routeique is developing revolutionary cloud-based solutions to warehouse distributors, manufacturers and others across the supply chain in Canada and globally.

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Calgary-based tech firm looks to reinvent how we shop with innovative iMirror

If you haven’t heard of NOBAL Technologies, think again. This Calgary-based firm is poised to shape the future of shopping with its smart mirror technology. And make no mistake, the iMirror, which was developed with support from Alberta Innovates, is no ordinary mirror.

Bitumen Beyond Combustion: White Paper – Clean Tech Making Carbon an Economic and Environmental Asset

Bitumen from Alberta’s oil sands can be repurposed to create a new industry based on advanced materials, and can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new paper released by Alberta Innovates has confirmed.

Building green with emerging technology

Alberta Innovates is announcing a new funding opportunity to advance emerging technologies that utilize Alberta’s plentiful forest and agricultural biomass, and encourage their use in green construction to support economic development of the bioindustrial sector.

Live Panel Session: The Future of AgTech

Are you’re interested in how Canada is going to help feed the world’s growing population, and the important role that technology plays in making that happen? We have an exciting live panel which we would love for you to attend.

Alberta Innovates contributes to Canada’s national-level innovation tracking tool

The Conference Board of Canada’s innovation report card is a ‘gold standard’ for measuring innovation performance in Canada. Our national...

Energy Industry Embraces Digital Technology

Alberta Innovates is announcing a new round of funding under its Digital Innovation in Clean Energy (DICE) program. $2.5 million in funding from Alberta Innovates is available, with up to $350,000 available per project.

Calgary and Edmonton innovation groups join forces to boost Alberta as a tech powerhouse

After a competitive and thorough review process, Alberta Innovates chose the Alberta pre-accelerator as one of four proposals that will receive provincial, federal and municipal investment under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta: the Alberta Innovates Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP). This program is intended to fill a scaleup gap in the province’s innovation system by helping local tech companies grow, and to attract global firms and investment to the province.