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Bitumen Beyond Combustion Program Invests $2 Million in Research

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, January 4, 2019 – Alberta Innovates is announcing that the Bitumen Beyond Combustion (BBC) open call program has selected seven successful projects to share $2 million to examine alternative, non-combustion uses for Bitumen.  Successful applicants will explore opportunities ranging from using bitumen to produce graphene-like materials to evaluating asphalt made from bitumen.

Internationally acclaimed expert Dr. Temple Grandin to speak at Inventures 2019

Dr. Temple Grandin, global expert in livestock behaviour and autism advocate, will be the keynote speaker to kick off Inventures 2019 in Calgary June 5-7. Inventures is a global innovation experience hosted by Alberta Innovates to bring together the brightest ideas in data, digital and other emerging technologies that are transforming economies, industries and communities across the globe.