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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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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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! Edmonton ranks third in Canada for VC-backed employment Edmonton is one of the top three cities in Canada for venture-capital-supported employment, says the VC year-in-review from the Canadian…

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