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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...
The Government of Alberta will partner with the federal government’s Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to support Innovate Calgary and its Kinetica Ventures program. Kinetica will assist in ensuring new energy-related technologies with proven market demand can become commercialized in a timely manner and benefit both industry performance and the environment...
TELUS has expressed interest to identify and work with SMEs that can provide development of new applications specifically focused in three areas; 1) Mobile Medicine, 2) Content Delivery and 3) Innovative devices.
The Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (EAP) is driven by AITF through TRTech, with the objective of stimulating economic benefits in Alberta by facilitating promising new ventures between large organizations and entrepreneurs or small entrepreneurial companies.
The Calgary and Edmonton regions ranked as the top-two investment locations in Canada in a recent report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB). AITF's Investments and Transactions group recently took part in NACO’s National Angel Summit and the Banff Venture Forum to find out more about investment in Canada...
A new streamlined website provides small businesses a one-stop shop for government services information at smallbusiness.alberta.ca, while a new business adviser service at The Business Link will help small businesses easily navigate government’s business programs, supports and regulatory information...
Douglas Hagedorn has leveraged a number of innovation grants from Tech Futures, TECTERRA and more to fund his technology company Tactalis. Douglas shared his grant writing experience with the local tech community so they too could learn how to apply for non-dilutive funding...
The QuatBox: an innovative, practical, and durable device developed by Wilson Analytical, with engineering support from the Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products (ACAMP). The QuatBox not only offers a solution to the problem of corrosion inhibitor monitoring, but it acts as a lab on a tailgate. Literally...
Tech Futures offers a number of programs targeted at building small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Alberta.
These programs offer support to Alberta-based SMEs in a variety of ways to help accelerate their growth and success.
Programs in this area include:
Alberta Finland Innovation and Commercialization Program
Alberta Innovates nanoWorks program
Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program
Clinical Demonstration Program
GE Licensing Partnership (full program announcement coming soon)
Health Product Development Program
Industry Commercialization Associates program
Industry r&D Associates program
Micro-Vouchers, Vouchers and Product Demonstration programs
Productivity Ed-Tech Challenge
TELUS Strategic Health Care Initiative
For more details on the programs, and for how to apply, please see the forms and guidelines.
To view this information as a PDF, click here.
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