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.
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.
TAP is an innovative program designed to help small- and medium-sized enterprises gain knowledge and a network of contacts to unleash their export potential. Offered through a series of online workshop sessions with trade and industry experts, Canadian business leaders learn to overcome export barriers and reach new markets faster.
Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for two decades. Futurpreneur is the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Their mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,400 volunteer mentors.
Edmonton Unlimited leverages, unites and promotes home-grown innovation as a gateway to solving the world’s most pressing problems. We harness the power of the private sector, ground-breaking academic research and purpose-driven investment to build a shared prosperity and open international markets. From sustainable climate solutions to public health and digital education, Edmonton is a leading global centre for inspiration, ingenuity and inclusion.