of the province’s tech talent and companies are located in Calgary and Edmonton.
The Alberta Innovation Corridor (AIC), a joint pursuit in Alberta’s big-city innovation ecosystems, is an advocate for technology-enabled innovative companies in Alberta, Canada.
These leaders understand the tremendous opportunities to multiply impact by working together to maximize efforts.
The AIC is committed to: coordinating programs and services to increase company success, speaking with one voice, marketing to attract global investment in Alberta. Work that drives the economic prosperity of our province.
The AIC is focused on four near-term priorities to drive provincial prosperity forward:
- Secure an artificial intelligence accelerator program
- Advance joint marketing pursuits
- Champion joint policy recommendations
- Drive global innovation and technology benchmarking
AB Corridor Founding Funders
Three organizations make up the founding funders of the Corridor partnership – Calgary Economic Development, Innovate Edmonton, a division of Edmonton Economic Development, and Platform Calgary. These organizations have committed to equally invest and resource the Corridor programs and initiatives.
AB Corridor Partners
Many organizations have stepped forward to show their support of the Corridor partnership. By signing on as partners they are committed to support the Corridor principles and, when appropriate, agree to advocate in support of programs, policies and funding recommendations.
Edmonton – TEC Edmonton, Health City, Startup Edmonton, Edmonton Advisory Council on Startups (EACOS)
Calgary – Startup Calgary, Calgary Innovation Coalition (CIC), Innovate Calgary, Manford Kwan (Entrepreneur)
Alberta – Alberta Innovates, Alberta Enterprise Corporation, Technology Alberta, A100, Rainforest AB