Emergent Industries


It’s been said that the future of business belongs to those who can acquire more skills and apply them in creative ways.

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region is leading the growth and evolution of new and emerging industries. This innovation is rooted in robust post-secondary research and the strength of many industries that are continually pushing for gains in productivity and new ways of doing things.

The rise of industry 4.0 has enabled this evolution, weaving high-tech and automation throughout the region, and spurring unprecedented opportunity and development. Outstanding breakthroughs in industries such as autonomous vehicles, cleantech, and nanotechnology are happening here, supported by world-class talent in state-of-the-art facilities.

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region is emerging, pushing boundaries, forming international relationships, and challenging the limits of today to achieve an even brighter tomorrow.

We are proud to be a Start Alberta Partner! 

Start Alberta connects AB tech startups with investors, resources and programming, all in one place. Thanks to partnerships with Crunchbase and Pitchbook, startups that make a Start Alberta profile will be visible to over 60 million people in the tech ecosystem nationally and internationally. 

The Start Alberta platform is continuously evolving to provide you with the best possible experience and connection with Alberta’s growing ecosystem.  The platform is  accomplishing this by establishing a growing list of new partnerships with incubators, accelerators, investors, and government agencies across Alberta; as well as continuing to improve on features and user experience, with many exciting developments coming soon!

Technology Fact Sheet

Check out our fact sheet for more information about technology in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. 

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