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Category: Technology and Innovation

Technology & innovation in the Edmonton region – it’s an opportunity right now

For companies looking to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and other innovative technologies into their business operations, the Edmonton Metropolitan Region represents a distinct advantage. The region combines a university that is ranked 3rd globally for AI research, large datasets from established industries such as energy and health sciences, and a thriving research and development (R&D) ecosystem.

AltaML named Fast 50 company to watch

AltaML has received a Deloitte Fast 50, Companies-to-Watch award. The award spotlights emerging companies that exhibit strong growth and show potential to be a future candidate of the Technology Fast 50 award.

What 5G access means for the Edmonton region

New networks seen as boon for attracting investment

Access to 5G networks is now available through a large part of the Edmonton region, allowing municipalities to leverage those connections and remain competitive in a global market increasingly turning to smart technologies.

Alberta project validates first synthetic health dataset in province

The health innovation community has one more approach towards increasing the timely and safe utilization of health data thanks to a research project co-sponsored by Health City and the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) in partnership with Alberta Innovates, Replica Analytics, and University of Alberta. Unique in Canada, this project was initiated to provide insight into the value and validity of synthetic (simulated) data in health services research. The promising results have been submitted for publication.

Onetwosix Design – Finding solutions through innovation

Onetwosix founders, Nick Kazakoff and Brendan Gallagher are both graduates of the University of Alberta’s Industrial Design program – a program that Nick refers to as a “hidden gem” in the Edmonton region. The program has developed near mythic status in the design world – with students graduating into jobs with firms like Adidas, Nike and Lego to name a few – a testament to the depth and breadth of talent that is coming out of the post-secondary institutions in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and Onetwosix is no exception.

Pegasus Imagery – Setting the standard for drone technology

Pegasus Imagery, an Edmonton-based data and drone company, continues to work hard to bridge the gap between military and consumer applications for drone technology. Their recent move to the Edmonton region’s Villeneuve Airport in Sturgeon County was based on a strategic decision to support the firm’s overall goal of supporting the regulation of drone technology operating beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Canada.

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