Advancing Health Research and Technology
Developing and growing new and existing industries to maximize health and economic benefits for Albertans
The Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) suite of programs provides a coordinated series of enabling mechanisms to support innovators in their health technology commercialization journey (illustrated below.) Support is targeted towards achieving key milestones in:
- Product-Market Fit
- Business Readiness
- Regulatory Compliance
- Product Development (more in our Detailed Health Innovation Journey Framework.)
Current Program Offerings
Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) – Concepts
AICE-Concepts serves to advance early-stage health research that demonstrates high commercial potential in priority areas of precision health.
Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) – Validate
AICE-Validate helps Alberta’s innovators overcome the hurdles associated with digital and data-enabled health technology commercialization during the committing and early validation phases.
Accelerating Innovations into CarE – Market Access
AICE-Market Access supports Alberta’s small-medium sized health-tech companies in achieving commercial progression and market access during the scaling and later validation phases.
Entrepreneurial Investments programs – support innovation (sector-agnostic) in Alberta through Coaching, Community, and Capital to help Alberta businesses commercialize new technology and grow our province’s economy.
Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerators – help companies scale and grow quickly by providing intensive learning experience, accomplished mentors and access to international collaborations and capital.
Current AICE Projects
If you’d like to learn more about the projects we are supporting through AICE, find more information here.