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Innovator Stories

Abby Aiyeleye wins Start Alberta’s Most Promising Startup Entrepreneur of the Year

By Shamelle Pless | 9 November 2021

The provincial tech database and community gathering space for our province’s companies and founders, Start Alberta, has launched the 4th annual Start Alberta Tech Awards, to recognize both individuals and organizations for their contributions to our province’s tech sector. The 2021 event features 13 award categories which will be individually announced daily starting November 8th…

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In Conversation with IGC Member, Jacquelyn Cardinal

By Shamelle Pless | 29 September 2021

This week, we spoke to Jacquelyn Cardinal, a woman of many accolades and professional titles, including technologist, entrepreneur, Innovation Growth Council (IGC) member, Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2018, Esquao Award Winner for Achievement in Business, and a recipient of a SHEInnovates Award from the UN Women’s Global Innovation Coalition for Change. As…

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Innovation Blast: Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 20 January 2022

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…

Innovation Blast: Thursday, Jan 06, 2022

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 6 January 2022

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…

Innovation Blast: Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 23 December 2021

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…

Innovation Blast: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 15 December 2021

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…

Innovation Blast: Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 10 December 2021

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…

Innovation Blast: Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 3 December 2021

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…

Innovation Blast: Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 26 November 2021

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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