Regional Innovation Networks

May 22, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Supporting Alberta’s entrepreneurs Regional Innovation Networks are entrepreneur-centric, community-based networks with the goal of providing programs and services to accelerate growth of technology and knowledge-based businesses in those jurisdictions. Each Regional Innovation Network is made up of like-minded public organizations. They’re passionate about helping small technology and knowledge-based businesses innovate […]

Industry Commercialization Associates Program

May 17, 2023 Riza Galang 0

NEW: Accepting Applications WHY THIS PROGRAM? Supporting business and technology developmentBuilding a solid team with top talent is critical to the success of your business. With a focus on high potential growth SMEs in the technology and knowledge-based industries, the Industry Commercialization Associate Program helps you: Qualified applicants may apply […]

r&D Associates Program

April 28, 2023 Riza Galang 0

NEW: Accepting Applications WHY THIS PROGRAM? Supporting business and technology developmentThe Industry r&D Associates Program focuses on high potential, high growth, Alberta’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with innovative technology or knowledge-based solutions looking to expand the technical expertise on their team. The Industry r&D Associates Program helps you to: […]

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

April 22, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Eligible employers can get government funding to help employees and unemployed Albertans access training opportunities. Overview The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their present or future employees for eligible training costs. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training […]

Product Demonstration Program

April 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Accelerating innovations to commercialization The Product Demonstration Program is designed to de-risk the commercialization process by providing funds and coaching to high potential, high growth technology Alberta small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to commercialize their products and achieve an optimal market position to increase revenue and potentially expand into global […]

Micro voucher – grants to hire service providers

April 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Program update: As of April 1, 2022, service providers will no longer be required to sign on investment agreements. Alberta Innovates will fund successful applicants directly. Service providers are still required for this program and must be identified in your application. Accelerate your new product technology development The Micro Voucher […]

Max Working Hour Limit removed (until Dec 2023 for) International students – to help address Canada’s labour shortage –

February 22, 2023 Julia Mackay 0

October 7, 2022—Ottawa “From November 15, 2022, until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and who have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will not be restricted by the 20-hour-per-week rule. Foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit application, as of today, will also […]

NRC – IRAP Management Advisory Services (MAS) Program

December 19, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Programin partnership with CMC-Canada and Ammolite Analytx. ABOUT THE PROGRAMHave you developed a new product, process, or service andneed help with the next steps? Is your company growingand now needs help to continue to grow efficiently andsuccessfully?For the past 10 years, Ammolite Analytx has […]

Enhancing your Cyber Security SME Support Program – AMMOLITE ANALYTX

December 19, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Two thirds of all SME’s go bankrupt following a cyberattack. Over 80% get hacked again.Working jointly with the National Research Council and In-Sec-M, Ammolite Analytxsupports SME’s to adopt better cybersecurity practices and reduce the impact ofcyberattacks. This specially designed program offers qualified SME’s a personalized approachin the form of consulting […]

More opportunities to develop job-ready skills

December 5, 2022 Navneet Dhillon 0

Alberta’s government is funding additional micro-credential programs to help Albertans develop the skills they need to build new careers and secure the province’s future. Rapid growth has created various skilled labour shortages and Albertans need access to skills training to meet the needs of an ever-changing economy. Micro-credentials are short-term, […]

New funding advances landmark hydrogen project in the Edmonton region 

November 10, 2022 Navneet Dhillon 0

November 7, 2022 (Edmonton Metropolitan Region) – Today, the Government of Canada announced that Air Products, a world leader in hydrogen production, will receive $300 million in funding to support building the world’s largest net-zero hydrogen facility in the Edmonton region. This announcement, along with the $161 million in funding that Air Products received […]

Coaching Skills Training for Women in Tech + Allies

July 19, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Hosted by Chic Geek, the Practice of Coaching Peer Circles is a 6-week professional development program for women in technology and allies. Featuring 2-day virtual training from the renowned Roy Group, participants will forge deep relationships with their peers and learn to lead through compassionate question asking during the program. […]

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs to receive $3 million in funding to provide more access to capital for women entrepreneurs

May 17, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

from Alberta Women’s Entrepreneurs, originally published May 13 MAY 13, 2022 – Alberta Women’s Entrepreneurs will receive $3 million in grant funding through the Women’s Economic Recovery – Capital Growth Initiative. The Capital Growth Initiative is part of the Alberta’s Recovery Plan and the additional loan fund is now available to support […]

Building Capacity for Artificial Intelligence

May 9, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Alberta’s government is investing in the province’s first public sector artificial intelligence (AI) lab. In support of the Alberta Technology and Innovation Strategy (ATIS) and in partnership with AltaML, a leading Canadian artificial intelligence company, the AI lab (named will position Alberta for a successful digital future while improving […]

Setting Alberta’s path for tech sector growth

April 12, 2022 Diana Feng 0

Alberta’s government has released its strategy to strengthen the technology and innovation sector, create jobs and diversify the economy. Technology is a major economic driver and job creator in Alberta, and technology and innovation are essential for growth and success in all industries – from energy, cleantech and agriculture to […]