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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.

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.