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 publicly funded board-governed corporation 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 Brochure. Read Highlights Report 2012.
Edmonton...Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have made a discovery that may explain how prion diseases, like chronic wasting disease and mad cow disease, adapt in order to spread between various types of animals. ...funded by Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, PrioNet Canada, and the Alberta Prion Research Institute, a program of Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions.
February 26, 2013
A presentation on upcoming opportunities and challenges in the global food sector by Dr. Sven Anders, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta. Visit bio.albertainnovates.ca/stratthemes/qfh/ to learn about AI Bio's focus on quality food.
February 21, 2013
EDMONTON -Alberta's first Grand Challenge seeks to move carbon from liability to asset. The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is seeking innovative ideas from around the world for a $35 million open innovation challenge that will create new, carbon-based products and markets. The grand challenge is the first ever initiated by an organization in Alberta, Canada. It is expected to identify multiple technologies that could provide significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by transforming carbon from a liability into an asset. The CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses, draws on a broad network of supporters that includes ... Alberta Innovates -- Energy and Environment Solutions, Alberta Innovates - Bio Solutions and Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures.
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