Newsroom

Building an artificial intelligence centre second to none

One of our major strategies has been to advance the development and use of artificial intelligence as an enabling tool to create prosperity and make Albertans’ lives better. A recent announcement illustrated a sign that our long-term investments in artificial intelligence are beginning to pay off for the province.

Photo of G2V Optics perihelion lighting product

G2V Optics: creating data science solutions

May 4 update: Edmonton-based G2V Optics, a leader in smart lighting, monitoring, and data science solutions for advanced cultivation and solar research applications, raises $2.6 million CAD.

Edmonton companies clean up at the 2021 Mining Cleantech Challenge

2S Water and Copperstone Technologies won first and third place, respectively, beating out nine other companies from Canada, New Zealand and Finland to showcase their clean technology to global mining organizations.

A photo of Jasmine Wang from Copysmith

Artificial intelligence tool propels Edmonton entrepreneur forward

An Edmonton startup that uses artificial intelligence to generate creative content recently announced a $10-million partnership investment with U.S.-based Harmony Ventures Labs.

MACH32's Aerosol Containment Tent in action

Edmonton-based MACH32 makes inroads with top Canadian hospital

The University Health Network in Toronto has adopted the Aerosol Containment Tent developed by the company MACH32 as way to protect health-care workers during aerosol-generating medical procedures.

InnoTech Alberta Celebrates with XPRIZE

InnoTech Alberta, a subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, congratulates CarbonCure on winning the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition. CarbonCure successfully demonstrated they could remove carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by the Shepard Energy Centre and use it to create concrete.

Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network Welcomes New CEO

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kerry Wright as its permanent Chief Executive Officer.

Scaleup and Growth Accelerators Provide New Opportunities for Alberta Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Excel

Alberta Innovates is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of business accelerator(s) to vault Alberta’s promising start-ups and small and medium technology companies through scaleup and growth faster.

Life Sciences Fellowship Launches Third Cohort Advancing Research & Development to Commercialization

Alberta Innovates and Innovate Calgary are pleased to announce the third cohort of the Life Sciences Fellowship. The program provides the necessary tools to help life sciences researchers develop entrepreneurial skills so they can navigate the commercialization process and create a successful start-up.

Central Alberta Primary Care Networks Use Home Health Monitoring To Improve Patient Care

Central Alberta Primary Care Networks use Home Health Monitoring to improve patient care. Project Uses Innovative Care Model to Increase Communication Between Patients and Providers

Digital Technology Solving Oil and Gas Problem

Unexpected trucking and disposal costs, wait times, difficulty quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and documentation errors are just some of the...

Lunchbox series: mental health and resilience

We've teamed up with Headversity, a Calgary-based tech firm whose focus is on creating a leading workplace platform for training resilience and mental health to offer a six-part video series on mental health.