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.
C-FER works in partnership with the global energy industry to advance safety, environmental performance and efficiency. They provide full-scale testing and specialized engineering consulting services at their world-class facilities.
The BMO-CIAR connects multi-departmental research activities to external stakeholders including project collaboration, research commercialization, and business incubation and accelerator services.
The McNeil Centre for Applied Renewable Energy collaborates, communicates, and jointly advances the adoption of renewable energy technologies across Canada, with a primary focus on Albertan communities.
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.
The Export Development Canada is a Crown corporation that is dedicated to helping Canadian businesses of all sizes succeed on the world stage. They help equip businesses with tools – trade knowledge, financial solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence
Since 1921, InnoTech Alberta been the heart of Alberta’s innovation engine as Canada’s premier applied research organization. From generating new ideas to testing, mitigating risk, and helping businesses and industries scale up their processes and products, their work has always focused on productive commercial applications. They have the capacity, tools, and expertise to solve whatever challenges their partners and clients face.