ABTEC 2000 Initiative

January 2, 2020 Administrator 0

Technology Alberta is pleased to feature Alberta Technology Companies that are innovating here in Alberta, and are collectively are hiring an additional 2000 people over the next year.    The Need We Satisfy We have a track record of educating tech talent in Alberta, but having them move elsewhere due […]

Thrive Lab for Women by BDC

Thrive Lab for Women by BDC

November 21, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Thrive Lab for Women We believe supporting women-led businesses who seek to create positive social outcomes will bring meaningful change and positive returns. We are equally committed to building a community of investment partners who share our ambition to increase access to investment capital for women changemakers. Working with like-minded partners, we will invest […]

Alberta Accelerator by 500

Alberta Accelerator by 500

November 12, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Applications for Batch 5 in Edmonton are now open! A rotating program between batches in Edmonton and Calgary, designed with the shared vision of strengthening Alberta as a global hub for tech innovation. Scale in the heart of Alberta’s tech innovation hub We designed this unique program in the region […]

Emissions Reduction Alberta

Emerging Innovators Challenge

November 12, 2023 Riza Galang 0

UP TO $40 MILLION TO SUPPORT SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) are the backbone of Alberta’s economy but often face barriers to advance their transformative technologies towards commercialization. ERA’s $40 million Emerging Innovators Challenge will help Alberta businesses de-risk projects and reduce the time it takes […]

First Jobs Office Hours – Jobseekers

November 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Technology Alberta is pleased to present an onboarding session for jobseekers regarding Technology Alberta’s FIRST Jobs Programs. The FIRST (First Industry Research Science Technology) Jobs program offers a work placement and meaningful work experience for a current student or recent graduate of an Alberta post-secondary institution while supporting the growth […]

First Jobs Office Hours – Employers

November 7, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Technology Alberta is pleased to present the Business Advisory Sessions for participating companies. This session is for companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs. REGISTER HERE. If you are a student or participating job seeker please attend ‘Jobs Program Onboarding.‘

President’s Note – September 18th

September 18, 2023 Gail Powley 0

Another great week in Alberta’s Innovation ecosystem! – Beginning with the launch of Life Sciences Week across Alberta: Technology Alberta is excited to join API and provincial champions collaborating to host events during Life Sciences Week on September 25-29. – Then the opening of the Open Learning Lab in Calgary. Technology Alberta is honoured to be […]

Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF)

September 13, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Driving Innovation and Growing Key Ecosystems Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the City of Calgary that is governed by an independent Board of Directors and administered by Calgary Economic Development. OCIF offers financial support to private sector companies, non-profit organizations and public institutions proposing investments […]

President’s Note – September 11th

September 11, 2023 Gail Powley 0

Back to School and the TechAB-Cs One of the best parts of supporting Alberta’s tech sector, is the opportunity we have to engage with Alberta’s Post-Secondaries – professors, students, and champions! Whether it is at University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, Red Deer Polytech, NAIT, SAIT, Bow Valley, […]

Edmonton Edge Fund

September 6, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Phase 1 of the Edmonton Edge Fund supports businesses in their efforts to start, scale and grow in Edmonton Program Overview: The City of Edmonton has allocated $5 million to the administration of Phase 1 of the Edmonton Edge Fund. Phase 1 of the program is designed to address a […]

President’s Note – September 4th

September 4, 2023 Gail Powley 0

Back to School .. and Welcome to Alberta’s Tech Community What a great summer – and leading through to an exciting September, October, and November <Yay – ASTech Awards – Save the Date. Waitlist Tickets, Sponsor> Of course, what is even more exciting for Alberta’s post-secondary students – is that “Back to School” can also […]

President’s Note – August 28th

August 28, 2023 Gail Powley 0

Lethbridge – Come for the Welcome, Stay for the Innovation Lethbridge’s annual Whoop-Up Days Fair (Aug 22-26) was a central spot to connect with the local community. Together with Alberta Innovates’ RIN (Regional Innovation Network) partners, RINSA – we shared information on Alberta’s exciting and growing tech sector  – and opportunities for Alberta’s students to participate by working for […]

President’s Note – August 21st

August 21, 2023 Gail Powley 0

New Nominations Record Set Again – Thanks to A Provincial Village! We are thrilled to announce that the ASTech Awards nominations record has been shattered for the 2nd consecutive year! Thank you to the provincial village that supports all of Alberta’s innovators, and of course to the innovators themselves. More […]

President’s Note – August 14th

August 14, 2023 Gail Powley 0

The Importance of Nominating – 2 days to ASTech Awards deadline The 2023 ASTech Awards is the 34th year of the Alberta Science, Technology, and Leadership Awards – which honours discovery and innovation at an annual Academy Award-style event. Last day for Nominations is Tuesday, August 15 – so Recommend, Apply or Nominate Now as there are […]

President’s Note – August 8th

August 8, 2023 Gail Powley 0

Alberta’s Strength in Agriculture and Technology The AgSmart conference really showcased Alberta’s Strength in Agriculture and Technology at institutions, programs and companies such as:–         Dr. Joy Agnew VP Research, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology’s announcement on additional participants in theCanadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN)–        Entrepreneurs Mokah and GeoffShmigelsky atOneCupAI the cattle recognition software company, busy this […]

FoodTech Next

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

FoodTech Next is a unique funding opportunity for early-stage Canadian technology firms who seek to be part of — or sell to — the wider food industry. The program allows companies to demonstrate and pilot their innovation in operational environments to prove their solutions and validate the return on investment […]

Innovation Employment Grant

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Companies can receive a grant of up to 20% toward qualifying research and development expenditures. Overview: The Innovation Employment Grant encourages economic growth by supporting small and medium-sized businesses that invest in research and development (R&D) with a grant worth up to 20% of qualifying expenditures. The program promotes investment […]

Technology Funding

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

ERA invests in a diverse portfolio of transformative, sustainable technologies that reduce GHG emissions and position Alberta for success in a lower emissions economy. How to apply: LEARN MORE.

Alberta Innovates Funding Programs

August 4, 2023 Riza Galang 0

Learn the basics about Funding Programs Alberta Innovates offers a wide range of funding programs. We invite you to peruse the funding programs listed on this page or click the button below to learn about determining your eligibility, how to apply and more. Learn more here.