Energy Safety Canada Approves MEWP VR Training From Serious Labs

May 28, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Serious Labs, the global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, announced today that Energy Safety Canada (ESC) has approved the use of its Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) VR training simulators, meeting a need for technologically modern and safe training methods. ESC, the […]

RUNWITHIT Synthetics recognized as “most Edmonton startup”

May 27, 2021 Diana Feng 0

RUNWITHIT Synthetics was declared the “Most Edmonton Startup of the Year” at the first-ever YEG Startup Community Awards. RWI Synthetics constructs city models with artificial intelligence to visualize complex infrastructure projects like energy transition, economics, mobility and resilience. The adjudication committee noted the company’s work to build a “synthetic model of what […]

AI innovator Richard Sutton named to Royal Society

May 13, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Rich Sutton, a University of Alberta computing science professor, a fellow and Canada CIFAR AI Chair at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), and one of the founders of modern computational reinforcement learning, has been elected as a fellow of the venerable Royal Society, the world’s oldest national scientific institution. Sutton, who joined […]

Note from the President – May

May 11, 2021 Diana Feng 0

WHAT A MONTH IT HAS BEEN – AND MORE TO COME! 2021 continues to provide challenges, but also many, many new opportunities for Alberta Tech Companies.  Whether it is additional MiTACS student funding, new Alberta-wide Accelerator  RFP’s, Alberta local RIN AGM’s, or of course Technology Alberta’s own FIRST Jobs program […]


May 7, 2021 Diana Feng 0

NSERC and Mitacs are pleased to build on the success of their existing partnership with a new joint initiative that will support the R&D efforts of Canadian university researchers and their partners, while supporting highly qualified personnel including students and/or postdoctoral fellows.Through NSERC’s Alliance grants and Mitacs’s Accelerate, this new […]