Innovating to solve global challenges
The Edmonton region is developing, attracting, and retaining some of the best talent in the world because of its highly ranked post-secondaries, high quality of life, and low cost of living.
Our affordable talent has attracted investment from some of the world’s biggest tech companies including Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon and more. These companies also benefit from the region’s low cost of doing business.
Home to a thriving artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem, the Edmonton region includes a large concentration of researchers working in AI, machine learning, and reinforcement learning at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii). The University of Alberta is ranked 3rd globally in AI research and is attracting some of the world’s brightest minds in AI.
Tech companies in the region are solving some of the world’s biggest challenges. From startups to scale-ups to large multinationals, tech companies thrive here as they innovate to feed, fuel, solve health challenges, and increase environmental sustainability not just in our region, but across the globe.
“[The Edmonton region] has been the largest place for reinforcement learning and I’m going to argue the absolute best place in the world to learn about reinforcement learning…We’re going to solve AI and it’s going to happen in Edmonton, Alberta.“
“The Edmonton metro region represents a really rich talent pool for a company like Improbable. Talent is the lifeblood for any technology company now a days. We have to go where the talents is and that means we come to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.”
Plug and Play’s network consists of 50,000 startups, 500+ world-leading corporations, and hundreds of venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies across multiple industries. Together with their partners, they are creating a unique ecosystem designed to develop and implement the technologies of tomorrow.
Working to solve today’s challenges, create new opportunities and forge a healthy, sustainable and prosperous future for Albertans today and for generations to come.
This unique program is designed to help global entrepreneurs land and expand in the tech innovation ecosystem of the Edmonton-Calgary Corridor.
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.
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