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Calgary-made blood test set to revolutionize breast cancer treatment

Alberta Innovates, the Alberta Cancer Foundation and DynaLIFE have partnered to fund $1.2 million for the next stage of evaluation for Syantra, the University of Calgary spin-off company that created a non-invasive blood test and is developing it for commercialization within the next two years. Syantra has partnered with the UCalgary for the Calgary arm of the clinical study.

Inventures 2019 Offers Deep Dive for Startups

Inventures 2019 is offering a comprehensive program for entrepreneurs and innovators, June 5-7. With more than 200 speakers, the business and innovation conference, in Calgary, features leaders who have helped startups prosper and thrive around the world.

Alberta accelerates high-tech support

Alberta Innovates will launch a tech accelerator program to help high-tech entrepreneurs turn ideas into market-ready products and applications. The program will provide the infrastructure and mentorship to connect startups with the tools, resources, seed funding and skilled talent pool they need to grow their business and create new jobs, while opening connections to potential customers and investors from around the world.

Nuevo Leon and Alberta Are Open for Business

A delegation from the Mexican of state of Nuevo Leon recently visited Alberta Innovates to learn more about Alberta’s innovation system, promote commerce and encourage innovation between our two regions. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of...

Turning windows into solar panels

What if you could turn the windows in an office tower into see-through solar panels? Applied Quantum Materials (AQM), a University of Alberta spin-off company, based in Edmonton, believes they can. AQM was one of 29 successful projects in the Climate Change Innovation Technology Framework (CCITF) – Clean Technology Development program.