With Innovate Edmonton receiving $4.1M of these funds to expand programs and services to accelerate growth of Edmonton-based companies EDMONTON, ALBERTA, May 10, 2022 – The Edmonton Regional Innovation Network (ERIN) and Innovate Edmonton have secured multi-year funding to support local innovators through programs to build companies and solutions for global demands. This injection of…

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On April 29th, we participated in two federal funding announcements: We will receive $490,625 to create an Innovation Gallery in downtown Edmonton to showcase, educate and provide awareness about innovation activities in Alberta. This is part of federal funding of more than $6.7 million through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund that will enable community-led initiatives…

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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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On April 12th, we welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and MP George Chahal to Innovate Edmonton for a national announcement, promoting the federal budget in support of small businesses and innovation. Following PM Trudeau’s national announcement, our CEO Catherine Warren delivered remarks about Edmonton’s leadership as an inclusive global innovation capital.  “At its core, innovation…

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Announcement Innovate Edmonton has a bold vision to position Edmonton as a global innovation capital by fostering a culture of innovation at every level in Edmonton. To support these efforts, Innovate Edmonton welcomes the new Manager, Placemaking & Activation, Jane Leadbeater. Reporting to the Director, Strategic & Operational Growth, Leadbeater is responsible for uniting Edmontonians through…

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EDMONTON, ALBERTA, January 25, 2022 – Innovate Edmonton has a bold vision to position Edmonton as a global innovation capital by supporting Edmonton-made solutions to global challenges. As part of this vision, and to accelerate homegrown innovation and attract strategic investment, Innovate Edmonton is announcing a new public space for operations, program delivery, co-working and events. Edmonton’s newest innovation destination is scheduled to open downtown in fall 2022 as the first home of Innovate Edmonton. Innovate Edmonton is leasing the street-level, loft-style space located at 10107 Jasper…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA. January 24, 2022 – The TELUS Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator (TELUS CSW), in partnership with the Edmonton Police Foundation (EPF) and Silicon Valley accelerator AlchemistX, is proud to announce it has selected its first cohort. Starting January 25, 2022, 20 tech startups from around the world will participate in a…

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First cohort of entrepreneurs receive accelerator support from 500 Global NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, January 17, 2022 – One of the world’s most active venture capital firms, 500 Global, has officially arrived in Alberta. Beginning January 11th, fourteen seed-stage companies will begin their 10-week training program through the Alberta Accelerator by 500, led by a…

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NEWS RELEASE January 11, 2022 – Alberta Catalyzer, the new provincial pre-accelerator for tech-focused startups, is kicking off the new year with its official name and its inaugural cohort of 35 participating entrepreneurs from across the province. A collaboration between Platform Calgary and Innovate Edmonton, Alberta Catalyzer is providing education, mentorship, programming, and resources to…

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NEWS RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 – Alberta’s drive to diversify the economy is getting a boost as four world-class business accelerators will help promising startups grow. Business and technology accelerators provide education, mentorship, a network of large corporations and access to capital to help startups bring their products to market faster. “Business and technology…

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