Major investment from Shell helps U of A biofuel spinoff company build commercial-scale production plant

March 26, 2021 Fatema 0

Forge Hydrocarbons, a University of Alberta spinoff company producing renewable gasoline and diesel, has received a major investment from Shell Ventures to help build a $30-million, industrial-scale production plant. Forge uses technology developed by U of A scientist David Bressler that converts waste fats and oils into hydrocarbons used to produce biofuels. The […]

Lightcatch: Community Alerts in Real Time

December 22, 2020 Administrator 0

If you live in rural Alberta, chances are you’re concerned about the break-ins and suspicious activity that many communities have experienced. You and your neighbours may also try to keep one another up to date so that you are aware of what is happening in your community. Lightcatch is a […]

Onlea: Making Online Learning Accessible

December 18, 2020 Administrator 0

What makes an online course engaging? That is the question that Edmonton-based educational production house Onlea is always asking. As anyone who has updated their learning in 2020 will tell you, a course can’t just be a PDF or a test, or someone lecturing online for hours on end. To […]

Braintoy: AI for Everyone

October 29, 2020 Administrator 0

Did you know that even data scientists can get frustrated by the complexity of creating and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning? AI and ML have a reputation for being a black box, which is a problem for businesses looking at implementing AI, for software companies creating solutions with AI […]

Stash: Made in Alberta Password Management

October 28, 2020 Administrator 0

When was the last time you hit “Forgot my password” when you tried to log in to one of your accounts? I can think of at least once this week for a site that I don’t visit very often. And if I’m honest, chances are that the next time I […]

Protecting jobs in the construction industry

October 22, 2020 Administrator 0

Proposed changes to the Builders’ Lien Act are the first in almost 20 years and address long-standing concerns within the construction industry, including payment timelines, lien periods and adjudication. “We are answering calls and addressing concerns from the construction industry to protect jobs by ensuring everyone throughout the supply chain […]

Growing Alberta’s venture capital industry

October 20, 2020 Administrator 0

The Accelerate Fund provides money to Alberta’s early-stage tech startups and entrepreneurs, matching dollars already raised through angel investing, to assist with the operational and administrative costs of launching a new business. “Investing in technology and innovation is a key component of our recovery plan. The investment today was made […]

Introducing EnsureworX: VizworX launches new breakout company

October 2, 2020 Administrator 0

VizworX is excited to announce the launch of EnsureworX, a breakout company focused on the sales of their latest product, Panoptica.  Panoptica is an innovative 3D model review solution that leverages mixed reality. Available on the Microsoft Hololens, iPad Pro, virtual reality, and most web browsers, Panoptica is a cross-device […]

Introducing Alberta’s AI Companies

July 3, 2020 Administrator 0

“Technology Alberta is pleased to feature Alberta’s Many AI Product Companies” Companies are adopting AI and ML everyday. Alberta currently has over 100 technology product companies that are using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The company listing is being updated with July 2020 content- please stay tuned. To be included […]

Nominate for the class of 2020 – Calgary & Edmonton

January 23, 2020 Administrator 0

They are the people moving the city forward. They are the high achievers who are literally and figuratively building the city of the future. Avenue Top 40s are entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers and artists who are each making a difference in their field and in the city. They are the young […]