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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Wednesday, May 13

Presentations, photos and video from Impact Innovation 2014


December 04, 2014

Ceapro Inc.  (TSX-V: CZO) ("Ceapro" or the "Company"), a growth-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of active ingredients for health care and cosmetic industries, announced today it has been awarded a non-reimbursable grant of $198,000 by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) to develop the Company's proprietary Beta Glucan formulation in combination with certain bioactives, for use in an energy drink.

November 13, 2014

Delta Genomics Centre, a full-service DNA facility specializing in livestock genetic testing has officially spun-out of the University of Alberta's business incubation program to become a fee-for service non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference in the livestock industry. Delta Genomics is the service arm of Livestock Gentec, an Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions centre.

November 07, 2014

Executive search firm, AltoPartners, invites qualified candidates to submit resumes for the position of Chief Executive Officer at Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. For more information, visit

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.   



January 28, 2015Manage the IES policy team in developing policy positions, background research and supporting documents on biofuels, biobased products,
January 28, 2015An environmental think tank says turning plant matter into liquid fuel or electricity is so inefficient that the approach is unlikely
January 28, 2015The most expensive treatments are oftentimes touted as the most effective.