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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Presentations, photos and video from Impact Innovation 2014


March 31, 2015

As legislated in the Alberta Research and Innovation Regulation, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions submitted its 2015-18 business plan today to the Minister of Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education. Outlined in the plan are research and innovation initiatives across six business lines to help grow and diversify Alberta's agriculture, food and forest sectors. In total, these sectors generated more than $30 billion in sales in 2013. The 161 active grant agreements AI Bio was managing as of March 2015, plus new ones to be launched in 2015-16, will very likely result in new or improved products, processes or services, leading to additional economic activity for the province.  In the 2014-15 fiscal year, the 39 projects that AI Bio closed may lead to 70 new innovations for the marketplace.


March 13, 2015

EDMONTON …Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) has introduced a major new funding program aimed at diversifying the provincial economy by accelerating growth of an emerging field with great potential for Alberta - the bioindustrial sector.

The new program, calledAlberta Bio Future(ABF), will also increase sustainability by promoting use of Alberta's renewable resources.

February 24, 2015

EDMONTON, AB - Water will soon return to selected drained wetlands in Alberta, thanks to an innovative research project supported in part by a $390,000 investment by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. Today, the Alberta Land Institute launched the "Alberta's Living Laboratory - Wetlands Project", which will work in partnership with private land owners to better understand wetland restoration.



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