Industrial hemp acres on the rise, especially in southern Alberta
Industrial hemp has a huge variety of uses, and is gaining new markets for both seeds and fibre. Alberta is at the forefront, says Jan Slaski, researcher at Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, who has been helping to develop the crop for more than a decade. Read more.
Alberta-based Partnership Aims to Boost Investment Returns
A new partnership between the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) and the Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning (AICML) at the University of Alberta aims to improve potential investment returns for AIMCo clients in select investment strategies. Read more.
LpxC Enzyme Substrates
Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures has expertise in the chemical synthesis of LpxC enzyme substrates which can be used as probes in the development of new antibiotics. The inhibition of LpxC by novel antiobiotics makes our synthetic enzyme substrates attractive in the design of antibiotics. These synthetic enzyme substrates can help win the war against bacteria. Find out more.
May 26-28, 2014
In Western Canada for the first time, the 2014 Canada 3.0 Conference will explore how digital innovation can enable the energy economy. Read more.
March 3, 2014
Check out Alberta's new Economic Dashboard, a new tool featuring up-to-date economic data for the province. See it here.
February 28, 2014
Laser Inertial Fusion Energy for Oil Sands and Electric Power Production Report. This report, A Technology Assessment of the Potential for Fusion Energy in Alberta, December 2012, undertaken by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is now available. Read more.