CRIN’s $80 million technology competitions support Canada’s expansion in clean technology

July 4, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Calgary, AB, March 24, 2021 — The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) announces $80 CAD million for three large-scale technology competitions that will create positive environmental improvements for Canada’s oil and natural gas industry and end users. Through the Government of Canada’s $100 million commitment from the Strategic Innovation Fund, CRIN’s three […]

Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

June 20, 2021 Diana Feng 0

June 10, 2021·4 min read EDMONTON — The federal and Alberta governments have signed an agreement with a company that could lead to a $1.3 billion hydrogen plant being built in Edmonton. Two federal ministers, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Edmonton mayor Don Iveson announced Wednesday a memorandum of understanding […]

UCalgary and Quantum City

June 2, 2021 Diana Feng 0

From nanotechnology and artificial intelligence to quantum internet and biomedical engineering, Calgary is becoming a true “quantum capital city.”    Quantum City, announced by the University of Calgary, the Government of Alberta and leading technology company Mphasis, will create up to 1,000 jobs and help diversify our economy. “This is the start of something big,” says […]

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 […]

New Collaboration Will Support the Growth of Calgary as an Innovation Hub for Emerging Technologies

April 28, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Calgary, Alberta – April 28, 2021 – Attabotics, the 3D robotics supply chain company, today announced a partnership with AltaML, a leading Canadian applied artificial intelligence and machine learning company, and the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), one of the world’s preeminent centers of artificial intelligence research and application, to develop capabilities in artificial […]

Innovation Growth Council

April 26, 2021 Diana Feng 0

The Innovation Growth Council is a new council dedicated to exploring and connecting the diverse range of innovators in Edmonton. Innovation Growth Council members will be ambassadors and champions for innovation in all its forms in Edmonton. We are inviting applications and nominations. DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 13th, 2021 Email for […]

Disruption Magazine Canada moves to Silicon Valley, USA

April 26, 2021 Diana Feng 0

APRIL 26, 2021: Alberta, Canada – CompuVision Systems Inc. is proud to announce an agreement has been reached with Connection Silicon Valley (CSV) and Canadian Women’s Network (CWN), which will see the two groups take over Disruption Magazine Canada as the magazine’s new publishers.  “This is a very exciting development,” […]

2S Water Inc. Wins Fifth Annual Mining Cleantech Challenge

April 24, 2021 Diana Feng 0

The Mining Cleantech Challenge featured 12 companies hailing from Canada, Finland and New Zealand. Each company was selected through a competitive vetting process by leaders and technology experts in the mining industry and invited to present virtually. Technologies presented at the Mining Cleantech Challenge offered sustainable solutions to improving mining […]

Calgary software company valued at $500M in acquisition deal

April 21, 2021 Diana Feng 0

A Calgary-based software company with ambitious growth plans has been pegged at a valuation of more than half-a-billion dollars. Absorb Software announced Tuesday it is being acquired by major U.S. private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the company said […]