Our region thrives because of the support of investors, elevators, an extensive startup support system, and established and prominent research hubs. Innovation in the region is inclusive - it's happening across diverse sectors and includes social, cultural, sustainable and indigenous innovation.
The Edmonton Region is a place to challenge boundaries, unlock your potential, and achieve the unthinkable.
Founded in 2007, ACAMP is a unique industry-led advanced technology product development centre that entrepreneurs count on to move their innovation from proof-of-concept to manufactured product by providing access to multidisciplinary engineers, technology experts, unique specialized equipment, and industry acumen. The only advanced technology product development group in Canada that provides a full range of support at each stage of the product development process.
The Advanced Energy Research Facility (AERF) offers unique research and development capabilities to test diverse feedstocks for gasification and for production of higher value liquid products from syngas.
The Alberta Clean Energy Technology Accelerator (ACETA) is a world leading clean energy technology accelerator, for piloting and scaling up of innovations in biomass, municipal solid waste, renewable gas utilisation as well as hydrocarbon processing and upgrading technologies.
Alberta Innovates supports research and innovation by offering funding, services, and expertise to researchers in post-secondary institutions, entrepreneurs, and the industry.
The BPIC supports bio-economy development with specialized services and access to state-of-the-art equipment.
CanmetENERGY brings together scientists, engineers and technologists in a state-of-the-art R&D facility for innovation in energy technology.
The BMO-CIAR connects multi-departmental research activities to external stakeholders including project collaboration, research commercialization, and business incubation and accelerator services.
The Edmonton Research Park (ERP) fosters innovation, collaboration and commercialization in life sciences & advanced technologies, and enables entrepreneurs through mentorship, education, and networking opportunities provided in the community. Representing more than 55 companies, the ERP is more than just space for R&D headquarters. The ERP is a hub of innovation activity providing an entrepreneurial community of support through it’s flexible multi-tenant workspaces, on-site programs, networking events, and access to the broader Edmonton innovation ecosystem of support.