- published: 03 Jun 2014
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The Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program supports cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces. The program is managed by Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). Industry-academic projects can also leverage existing NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) programs that fall within NSERC's mandate. AITF and OCE can connect companies within each province. Industry can be connected to the best researchers who can provide innovative solutions to real-world challenges. OCE and AITF will use talent matching capabilities if needed by the companies. This program will support projects that develop innovative products and/or services addressing industrial challenges...
Hosted by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio), the 2014 Impact Innovation session was held in Edmonton on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Featuring Jay Ingram as emcee and remarks from CEO Stan Blade, the event also highlighted five researchers and experts who are affiliated with AI Bio. They gave overview presentations on their projects to more than 200 representatives from Alberta Innovates, government, academia and industry. The event program and PowerPoint presentations are available at http://bio.albertainnovates.ca/about/corpevents/impactinnovation2014/.
Unique. World-class. One-of-a-kind. Canada's largest. These are some of the terms used to describe the pilot plant, manufacturing and testing facilities at AITF. Our Alberta focused, industry sector driven approach helps entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises commercialize new technology, validate existing technology, or conduct quality assurance tests.
TMX Group Board of Directors and representatives from Alberta based companies specializing in the development, financing and commercialization of innovative technologies and solutions will close the market on Monday, March 21, 2016 to raise awareness of “Innovation in Alberta”. Innovation in Alberta pairs government, academia and business together to bring great ideas to the world. For more information, please visit http://www.albertatechfutures.ca/
Take a tour of the facilities of the Alberta Metal Fab Innovation (AMFI) program, located in the Devon Research Centre. Western Canadian companies can access the latest technology and collaborative expertise in order to maintain their competitive edge as suppliers to the oil sands industry.
Hosted by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio), the 2015 Impact Innovation session was held in Edmonton at the Citadel Theatre on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The event featured emcee Jay Ingram, popular writer and broadcaster, and remarks from AI Bio Interim CEO Steve Price and AI Bio Chair Art Froehlich. Six researchers, each supported by one of AI Bio's six business lines, spoke on their research projects: using plants to reclaim land disturbed by industrial development, getting cash for restoring a wetland, predicting the next forest wildfire, the many amazing uses of wood-based cellulose nanocrystals (like pipeline coatings), improving food safety with a quick and easy test for E.coli, and using zebra fish to understand Alzheimer's disease. More than 200 representatives from Alberta...