As we celebrate Earth Day 2022, it’s important to highlight the innovators in Edmonton and across Alberta helping to build a greener tomorrow and tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges like the climate emergency. Alberta Innovates and Innovate Edmonton are celebrating a dozen companies that are looking to reimagine waste in the province and…

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EDMONTON, AB, February 4, 2022 – Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust (“the REIT” – TSX: MR.UN) today announced that it has entered into leases with two tenants for over 40,000 sf in two properties. Andrew Melton, CEO of the REIT commented: “Our practice is to intentionally fill vacancies with strategic, diversified tenants that are a good…

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Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Feel free to share it and let us know how we can improve the Blast. Let’s begin! Global tech firm to open innovation centre in Edmonton, attracted by talent International tech and IT company HCL Technologies is opening an innovation centre in Edmonton geared toward engineering…

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As we prepare to launch Alberta’s pre-accelerator, we are looking to you – our innovation community – for the best name to excite and inspire the world about Alberta’s fast-growing tech industry. Click here to enter your proposed name for the pre-accelerator before December 1, 2021. A shortlist of the best proposals will be given…

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PARTNER NEWS RELEASE | October 29, 2021 Alberta’s government is continuing to attract and promote tech talent in our province by partnering with Platform Calgary to host a hackathon. Over the past two years, Alberta has seen record investment in its tech sector and a doubling of startups over 2019. Technology and innovation play a…

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Edmonton Startup Week 2021 will take place from October 18-22 with over 50 virtual events from members of the amazing local innovation community, including the Innovate Edmonton and Startup Edmonton teams. The twelfth annual Launch Party, produced by Innovate Edmonton and its program division Startup Edmonton will be showcasing 10 of Edmonton’s hottest new companies…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, September 23, 2021 – Platform Calgary and Innovate Edmonton are joining forces to boost promising tech startups in the early stages – as part of a broader vision to build on a pan-provincial innovation system and propel the province forward as a global tech powerhouse and proving ground for founders.     After…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, September 23, 2021 – Edmonton is soon to be home to global accelerators for startup and scaleup businesses. As part of a funding partnership with the three levels of government, Innovate Edmonton is funding three world-class accelerators, Alberta Accelerator by 500, Plug and Play Alberta, and Community Safety & Wellness (CSW) Accelerator powered by Alchemist. Concurrently, Innovate Edmonton is also funding and launching Alberta’s pre-accelerator in partnership with Platform Calgary, with a new…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – Alberta tech entrepreneurs and startups will soon have access to an accelerator with worldwide reach that will help them grow their businesses. Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta – the…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – A first-of-its kind global business accelerator will be based in Edmonton to help grow tech companies and provide artificial intelligence solutions that address community and social challenges.     Alberta Innovates chose the Community Safety & Wellness (CSW) Accelerator powered by Alchemist as one of four proposals…

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