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Latest News

  • Patents: Innovation friend or foe?

    “Do patents enable innovation or stifle it?” asks an Alberta Oil article, in which Cory Fries, AITF’s Vice President, Corporate and Legal Services, provides insight into the benefits and drawbacks of the patent process, and how it might help or hinder a tech company, small or large…

  • Open data competition challenges developers, benefits Albertans

    With support from AITF, the Government of Alberta is hosting the Apps for Alberta competition, which will challenge software and application developers to use public data to create working computer or mobile applications that provide social and economic value to Albertans...


  • Connectica

    Introducing Connectica: a new self-service tool for SMEs and service providers to connect with other provincial innovators, in alignment with AITF's strategic priority for contributing to an effective Innovation System... 


Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures operates a variety of capacity building programs.

These programs cultivate the development of world-class research teams in Alberta while also assisting companies in the province accelerate their growth and success.

Tech Futures supports those who contribute to increasing the critical mass of research in Alberta and those who are building enterprises that will help diversify the province’s economy.
 

Programs exist in these areas:

Industry Funding
Capacity Building Initiatives