Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Edmonton’s innovation ecosystem value grows 236% since 2020 Edmonton’s innovation ecosystem value increased by 236% since 2020 to $641 million, which is up from $191 million in 2020 and $435 million in 2021, according to the 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER)…

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Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Edmonton orgs and entrepreneurs get investment and accolades at Inventures The Inventures conference in Calgary earlier this month yielded some good news for Edmonton organizations and entrepreneurs. Alberta Innovates announced an investment of $9.1 million into 15 projects through its Ecosystem Development Pilot Program. Among the funding that…

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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! NeurAlbertaTech hackathon aims to inspire beginners this summer Registration is now open for natHACKS, Alberta’s annual brain-computer interface hackathon put on by NeurAlbertaTech to inspire…

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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 International Airport goes all-in on hydrogen The Edmonton International Airport (EIA) has announced several agreements and initiatives that position it as “a significant driver of demand for hydrogen…

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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! Several Edmonton startups accepted into Uniting the Prairies Uniting the Prairies, a conference in Saskatoon connecting startups with investors and tech leaders, will see a…

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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! Hydrogen key to fuelling the future, PM says on Edmonton stop Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is bullish on the role of hydrogen in Canada’s transition…

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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! Setback on hiking trail leads to innovative food business Lisa Bélanger found herself in need of innovation partway through her attempt at hiking the Pacific…

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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! I Heart AB Tech campaign warmly received amidst calls for unified innovation narrative Nicole and Cory Janssen, Co-Founders of AltaML, have started the I Heart AB Tech campaign…

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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! Alberta Catalyzer announces second cohort Alberta Catalyzer, the pre-accelerator run by Innovate Edmonton and Platform Calgary, has named its second cohort, featuring 15 startups run by 23 founders.…

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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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