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.
The Alberta Esports Association (AESA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2020 and established as the governing body for provincial esports within Alberta. Building Alberta’s esports industry with a community-driven approach to foster the growth of local communities, create opportunities for player excellence, and foster career pathways for long-term industry success.
Alberta IoT is a non-profit, member based association that exists to nurture and support the growth of Alberta’s Internet of Things and emerging technology sectors.
AWE provides tools and resources to help women across the province succeed in starting or growing a business. For more than twenty-five years AWE has connected women with access to capital, training and workshops, business advising, and mentorship opportunities.
The Business Link helps small Alberta businesses start and thrive. With a designated business specialist to help provide expertise and resources to start running your business in Alberta.
The Capital City Pilots project will connect local entrepreneurs and innovations with City-owned assets. This collaboration is designed as a proving ground for entrepreneurs at all stages to test their ideas and provide valuable case studies for global expansion.
Concordia University offers over 45 majors and minors in the fields of Arts, Science, and Management, two after-degree programs, three masters degrees, and several graduate certificates and diplomas.
The ESIO acts as a catalyst, a cultivator and a stimulator for the Edmonton screen media sector. This sector includes large anchor companies, small and medium size indie companies, creative entrepreneurs, a skilled workforce, infrastructure and facilities. It has a track record of successful projects and ventures and a collective desire by all to see the industry grow and thrive.
Explore Edmonton is Edmonton’s tourism promotion organization. They help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive vistiation year-round.