A combined investment from the federal government and industry brings $67.7 million to support research and innovation in the field crop sector.
A new innovation ‘sandbox’ at Dalhousie University will help student entrepreneurs turn their bright ideas into commercial products.
Emissions Reduction Alberta-Business Development Bank of Canada offers easier and timely access to funding for innovative greenhouse gas-reducing technologies.
Canadian researchers will share funding for seven projects exploring alternative uses for oil sands bitumen, from nanostructured materials to road construction asphalt.
Calgary Technologies Inc. breaks ground on a new innovation centre in the heart of downtown Calgary.
Companies in Quebec and Alberta are teaming up on an industrial project to capture CO2 and convert it into fuels and bio-products.
University of Alberta spinoff firm Forge Hydrocarbons lands US$4-million investment by aerospace giant Lockheed Martin.
Calgary and Alberta are leading the country in developing and deploying drones, as a strategy to diversify the province’s economy, but the industry says more federal support is needed.
Sixteen Alberta high-tech companies share nearly $21 million in federal funding aimed at getting their innovative products to markets faster.
Medical marijuana pioneer Brent Zettl has donated $1 million to Calgary-based Canadian Environmental Technology Advancement Corporation (CETAC)-WEST, a private, not-for-profit corporation that helped the Saskatoon businessman co-found the plant biotechnology firm Prairie Plant Systems in 1999. Prairie Plant Systems was later awarded Canada’s first contract to produce medical cannabis. Zettl also served as CEO of…