Organization: Alberta Science and Research Authority

Alberta innovation system realignment proceeding

The Government of Alberta is moving ahead with its planned overhaul of S&T assets with the creation of four new corporations and a successor to the Alberta Science and Research Authority (ASRA), which has been replaced by the Alberta Research and Innovation Authority). Under the umbrella brand of Alberta Innovates, the four corporations are: Technology…

U of A researchers develop low-power chip

Researchers at the Univ of Alberta have developed a computer chip that uses 100 times less energy than current leading-edge chips. The chip uses new a new method of processing digital data called analog decoding, which uses very low levels of power to execute its detection algorithm analog processing technology. The research was conducted at…

NeteraNet getting $1 million upgrade

Alberta’s NeteraNet high-speed research network has received $1 million to upgrade its optical infrastructure to meet growing demand. The funding package is being supplied by CANARIE Inc, Alberta Science and Research Authority and provincial universities….

Alberta Synchrotron Institute gets $5.1 million in funding

The Alberta Science and Research Authority (ASRA) and Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) and the Alberta Heritage Fund for Medical Research (AHFMR) are contributing $3.1 million, $1.5 million and $500,000 respectively over five years to help launch the Alberta Synchrotron Institute (ASI). A partnership of the Univs of Calgary, Alberta and Lethbridge, the ASI will…