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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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May 14, 2015

The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation has $75 million (with a max of $25 million per project) available to support shovel ready projects that can reduce GHG emissions in Alberta. The focus is on any type of technology project, including biological, that can reduce emissions by more than 50,000 tonnes CO2e annually and be implemented before 2020. The deadline for submissions  is July 2, 2015.  Further details, including the submission guide and instructions,  are available at

May 12, 2015

Edmonton… Media and interested stakeholders are invited to attend the free Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions Impact Innovation 2015 event or watch the livestream. Hosted by Jay Ingram, popular writer and broadcaster, Alberta researchers will share stories about using plants to reclaim land disturbed by industrial development, getting cash for restoring a wetland, predicting the next forest wildfire, the many amazing uses of wood-based cellulose nanocrystals (like pipeline coatings), improving food safety with a quick and easy test for E.coli, and using zebra fish to understand Alzheimer's disease.

May 08, 2015

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) is providing support for five Alberta bio-based companies with agricultural ties to attend BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 2015. The conference is being held in Montreal, QC, on July 19-22, 2015. Don't delay! Application deadline is May 15, 2015.



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