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.
API is an Edmonton region-based not-for-profit organization that provides the expertise, services, and infrastructure of a pharmaceutical company. Working with a network of collaborating organizations, they help innovators launch their ideas into the real world, connect industry to the services they need for commercial success, and accelerate all aspects of the drug development process.
The Centre for Advanced Medical Simulation (CAMS) is a simulation facility that replicates scenarios in clinical, community, and homecare settings. CAMS supports SMEs with health and medical devices, technologies, or services. Via product usability testing, access to end-users, and realistic simulations for testing, CAMS can uncover problems and learn about end-user behaviour earlier in the product development process, addressing barriers to market uptake
The BMO-CIAR connects multi-departmental research activities to external stakeholders including project collaboration, research commercialization, and business incubation and accelerator services.
The S-Lab enhances students’ learning through the use of Augmented Reality (AR). AR allows students to experience real-world situations in a simulated environment.
Oncology – Northern Alberta’s leading centre to prevent, research, and treat cancer
The Data Analytics Research Core (DARC) provides high-performance computing (HPC) in a secure environment for health data. This helps researchers to meet the privacy and security requirements of health information custodians, thus enabling appropriate access to health data for research.
Translates industrial pharmacy research and innovation into tangible benefits for the pharmaceutical industry and researchers.