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 2014Success Stories, Annual Report, and Business Plan.


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June 24, 2014

Edmonton, Canada…Four PhD students to receive prestigious Walsh Fellowships. Teagasc, Ireland's agriculture and food development authority, and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and the University of Alberta in Canada have signed an agreement that will result in additional highly qualified personnel working in the agri-food sector.

June 13, 2014

Ceapro Inc., an Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions-supported company, has won the prestigious Golf Leaf award by BIOTECanada for excellence in agricultural and industrial biotechnology. Ceapro is a small Alberta-based manufacturer of oat-based natural ingredients used in personal care and cosmetic products. Nominated and judged by biotechnology industry leaders, the awards honour companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth of Canada's biotech sector. Ceapro has been financially supported by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions through its Advancing Materials and Chemicals program.

May 13, 2014

Congratulations to Silvacom on winning gold at the Graphex 2013 Awards. These biennial awards celebrate the best designs across Canada in all mediums. More than 800 applications were submitted across 16 categories. According to a panel of international judges, the Silvacom video animation "Measuring Ecosystem Services" was best of 10 finalists in the digital category. The award was presented at the Graphex Awards Gala held May 9, 2014 at MacEwan University's Robbins Health Learning Centre.  Silvacom developed the video as part of its work on the Bio-Resource Information Management System (BRIMS) project for Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, which is now in its second phase. The video was created to describe ecosystem services and why they're important to society.



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