Ottawa will invest up to $49.5-million into the Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) for the development of AI, robotics and precision agriculture, in order to reduce reliance on temporary labour and improve profitability for Canadian farmers. CAAIN is led by Alberta Innovates, Lakeland College, and the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre out of Ontario. – Lethbridge…
Organization: Alberta Innovates
Razor Energy Corp has received $5 million from Natural Resources Canada and $2 million from Alberta Innovates to co-produce a geothermal electricity project at an active oil and gas operation. The University of Alberta will conduct geothermal research in association with the project. – Newswire Nova Scotia-based company CarbonCure Technologies has partnered with Hawaii’s HC&D…
Alberta’s United Conservative Party government says innovation is still a priority—it just won’t be funded through a provincial carbon tax.
The federal government has shrunk the number of innovation programs it offers, but there’s still ample funding and opportunities available, government officials say.
R&D funding is just one of several factors that have contributed to the success of innovation superclusters across Europe.
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, after driving improved environmental performance in the industry, expands its innovation opportunities to global collaboration.
Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) was allocated $100M in the federal budget, and is aiming to make Canada the world’s cleanest oil and gas producer.
The Alberta government is committing $100 million over five years to attract more AI companies to invest in the province.
Twenty-nine Alberta cleantech projects will share more than $20.5 million from the province’s Climate Change Innovation Technology Framework program.
A new multi-stakeholder innovation network aims to dramatically reduce the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions, while growing jobs and high-tech firms.