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19 Sep 2014

ISO 9001 and 13485 QMS Consulting

ISO 9001 and 13485 QMS Consulting

ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Quality Management System consulting could be the next big step in commercializing your medical product. Are you ready to take that step? Find out how... 

Author: AITF Staff
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11 Sep 2014

Mechanical device for diagnosing spinal conditions

Mechanical device for diagnosing spinal conditions

Diagnosing spinal conditions is difficult and often unreliable using current imaging-based procedures. Edmonton-based VibeDx™ is challenging this trend by using a device to measure vibrations in the spine—a process that has proven much more effective in reaching an accurate diagnosis… 

Author: AITF Staff
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9 Sep 2014

Biochar network expands as knowledge grows

Biochar network expands as knowledge grows
AITF Vegreville was the host site for an Alberta Biochar Initiative (ABI) workshop on August 27 and 28, featuring 40 reps from industry, researchers, and policy-makers. Learn more about the event and find the latest updates on biochar...
Author: AITF Staff
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4 Sep 2014

CE Certification seminar for Medical Devices

CE Certification seminar for Medical Devices

The Government of Alberta, International and Intergovernmental Relations, in cooperation with Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, BioAlberta, the Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) and the Canadian Trade Commission Service invite Alberta companies to participate in a CE Certification seminar for Medical Devices.

Set to take place on October 8, 2014, the seminar will show how to successfully gain access to the EU Market...

Author: Julie
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28 Aug 2014

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies
Professor Christopher Cairo and his team synthesized a compound that inhibits an enzyme linked to brain cancer—a finding that could lead to new drugs that are better able to target cancer. The U of A team was funded, in part, by the Alberta Glycomics Centre - one of AITF’s Centres for Research and Commercialization...
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CE Certification seminar for Medical Devices

The Government of Alberta, International and Intergovernmental Relations, in cooperation with Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, BioAlberta, the Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) and the Canadian Trade Commission Service invite Alberta companies to participate in a CE Certification seminar for Medical Devices.

Set to take place on October 8, 2014, the seminar will show how to successfully gain access to the EU Market...

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9/8/2014 - 9/11/2014

IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks

The IEEE LCN conference is an interactive conference that enables an effective interchange of results and ideas among researchers, users, and product developers on the theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. This is the 39th conference which has reported on major developments from high-speed networks to the global Internet to specialized sensor networks.

Date: September 8-11, 2014
Location: Chateau Lacombe Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

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9/11/2014 - 9/12/2014

E-Town Festival

E-Town Festival is a conference that will celebrate and encourage creativity, innovation and disruptive-thinking. With support from business associations - Junior Achievement, Alberta Womens Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs Organization, Capital Ideas, TEC Edmonton, Chamber of Commerce and others. The agenda will include speakers, food and ideas, a concert and breakout sessions.

Date: September 11-12, 2014
Location: Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton
Full Festival Registration: $399; Concert only $49

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9/18/2014

2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium

The 2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders to consider how the future of Alberta’s communities can be supported through SMART City applications...

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9/24/2014 - 9/25/2014

Cyber Summit 2014: Crowdsourcing Innovation

Cyber Summit 2014: Crowdsourcing Innovation will show how educators, researchers and innovators in the province can pool resources to grow efficiencies and technical know-how. The goal is to create collaborations that lead to increased efficiencies and cost savings...

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9/25/2014 - 9/26/2014

Banff Venture Forum

The Banff Venture Forum is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America. Featuring technology companies from across two streams, Information Technology and Sustainable Technology, the Banff Venture Forum provides emerging technology companies with unparalleled visibility and an opportunity to present to leading private equity and venture capital investors from across North America.

Date: September 25-26, 2014
Location: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta

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9/29/2014 - 10/3/2014

National Biotechnology Week Networking Celebrations

National Biotechnology Week is September 26 - October 3, 2014 and BioAlberta with BIOTECanada and partners from the Canadian research and innovation community is celebrating with events in Edmonton and Calgary.

In Edmonton:
Monday, September 29, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Century Grill, 3975 Calgary Trail NW
Register for Edmonton

In Calgary:
Thursday, October 2, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Catch and the Oyster (Hyatt Regency Hotel Downtown, 100 - 8th Avenue SE
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10/4/2014

Green Energy Doors Open 2014 (GEDO14AB)

Alberta’s Green Energy Doors Open 2014 (GEDO14AB) is an annual, single-day, province-wide showcase providing you with access to Decentralised Energy (DE) projects, businesses, manufacturing sites, education programs and other related initiatives. GEDO 2014 takes place Saturday, October 4th...

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10/8/2014

CE Certification Seminar for Medical Devices

Want to gain access to the EU Market? Participate in the CE Certification Seminar for Medical Devices, presented by The Government of Alberta, International and Intergovernmental Relations, in cooperation with Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, BioAlberta, the Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Date: October 8, 2014
Location: University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine
Cost: Free

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About Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates functions as a globally competitive research and innovation system. Within the system government, industry and academia interact to develop solutions to global challenges and use knowledge for the growth and diversification of Alberta’s economy. Alberta Innovates operates as an integrated system aligned with the strategies and priorities of Government of Alberta line departments.

Four corporations make up the Alberta Innovates family:

Bio Solutions supports research and innovation growing prosperity in Alberta's agriculture, food and forestry sectors.

Health Solutions supports research efforts to further our understanding of health and disease, and to produce results that will make a difference to the health, economy and societal wellbeing of Albertans and people around the world.

Energy and Environment Solutions supports energy and environmental research and innovation in Alberta and is working to develop solutions for the biggest challenges facing these sectors.

Technology Futures supports research and innovation activities directed at the growth and development of technology-based sectors, the commercialization of technology, the provision of business and technical services, and initiatives that encourage a strong science, technology and entrepreneurial culture in Alberta.

 

Alberta Innovates Connector is a free, personalized service that connects you to the resources, organizations and people that make up Alberta's vibrant and diverse research and innovation system. 

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