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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...

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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.

Transforming Farming Through Innovation

$15 Million Call for Research Projects to Advance Farm Technologies. The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) is announcing its first open call for research and innovation projects to accelerate the adoption of smart agriculture practices in Canada.

Creating jobs through clean energy technology

Alberta’s government is spending $50 million from the industry-funded Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system to create jobs, grow our clean-tech industry and cut emissions.

Supporting technology-based business recovery

Alberta Innovates is investing in two impactful province-wide programs designed to help Alberta’s technology-focused small- and medium-sized firms adapt and thrive in a business environment impacted by COVID-19. The programs are being supported through a $1.3 million investment from by the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada, as part of the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).

New Coating Provides Innovative Solution for Oil Sands Equipment Wear and Tear – InnoTech Alberta

Oil sands producers need to count on their plant equipment to operate without fail in an aggressive operating environment that...

High-tech matchmaking in the oilpatch improves supply chain logistics

Innovative new platform also reduces environmental waste caused by inaccurate data   Buyers, sellers and transporters of petroleum products will...