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!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…

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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!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…

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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. As we break for the holiday season, keep an eye out for the next edition of the Innovation Blast on the week of January 3rd, 2022. Let’s…

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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. For now, let’s begin! A banner year for tech & health innovation in Edmonton Despite the ongoing pandemic, Edmonton’s technology sector flourished this year. According to Start…

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Edmonton is ready for energy transition opportunity Oil-rich Alberta is poised to benefit from the global energy transition, according to the Alberta Energy Transition Study commissioned by Calgary Economic Development and Edmonton Global. The report suggests that moving towards cleantech could create 170,000 jobs and contribute $61 billion to the province by 2050. Alternatively, if…

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Alberta government funds four COVID-19 vaccine proposals Alberta will provide $81.2 million to fund four proposals for vaccine development and manufacturing. The University of Alberta will receive up to $55.1 million, Entos Pharmaceuticals will receive $15.5 million, Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation will receive $5.6 million, and Northern RNA will receive $5 million. U of A president Bill Flanagan called the investment “visionary and game-changing.” Doug…

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Hitting the accelerator on Alberta’s tech startups On Wednesday, Nov 24, Innovate Edmonton played host to all the partners involved in bringing four world-class business accelerators to Alberta to help promising startups grow. The four accelerators, including 500 Global, Plug and Play, the Alberta Pre-Accelerator and the Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator powered by Alchemist,…

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