April 2016 - Alberta has a new way to drive research and accelerate great ideas into innovations to improve our lives and economy. Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, and the three other Alberta Innovates corporations will be consolidated this summer into one corporation called Alberta Innovates, along with a new applied research services subsidiary. The new corporation will make it easier to identify and access services and supports for researchers, companies and partners. Alberta Innovates is an investment in the future with the goal of growing and diversifying the provincial economy with productive and focused research, innovation and commercialization. For our partners in research, industry, government and academia, you can continue to reach us in our current offices. For news and updates, visit www.albertainnovates.ca , follow us on Twitter and visit our Facebook page.

Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) invests in research and innovation to grow prosperity in Alberta's agriculture, food and forestry sectors.

We are a research agency funded by the Government of Alberta that works with partners to identify, coordinate and fund research projects. We help solve industry challenges with solutions that deliver economic, environmental and social benefits.  Read more about AI Bio in BrochureHighlights Report 2015Success Stories, Annual Report, and Business Plan.

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BioCleantech Forum   BioCleantech Forum, November 1 to 3, 2016 in Ottawa is for policy makers, large GHG emitters, NGOs, and biomass feedstock and technology suppliers to have a dialogue on the deployment of Canada's biomass resources to reduce GHG emissions, generate significant employment, and serve as the basis for an innovation-rich sustainable economy. Presented by BioFuelNet Canada. Supported by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and CCEMC. www.biocleantech.ca 


October 03, 2016

Collaboration Cultivates Innovation 

Making innovation work for Alberta is the key to unlocking our economic potential, creating new knowledge and new jobs, and moving great ideas into real global potential...At Alberta Innovates, we understand that developing a great idea into a new technology, product, process or therapy is never a given. It means taking risks, using a broad array of supports, and investing the time and input of many people working together, across disciplines, sectors and areas of expertise.

September 28, 2016

Biotechnology company Ceapro Inc. is expanding! Ceapro has opened a new, state-of-the-art bioprocessing facility in Edmonton, thanks in part to scale-up and commercialization funding from Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. The company is known for its oat extracts in name-brand skin products such as Aveeno and Dove. 

August 25, 2016

Bio-based spray foam, and wall and roofing panels, are among the environmentally friendly products being commercialized thanks to a new conversion process developed by University of Alberta researchers, funded by AI Bio.