Are you ambitious, committed and excited to get to work on your company? Startup founders see significant business opportunities and are hungry to create companies that grow quickly and make a significant impact. If this sounds like you, Startup Edmonton and the thriving tech and business community have programs, spaces and events to support your efforts.
In the modern world of acceleration, disruption, and connectivity, innovation has cross-industry applications in every facet of business. Edmonton recognizes and embraces this, building our digital tech ecosystem so that the most innovative companies and ideas can thrive here.
Trade has been happening on the banks of Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River for over 10,000 years. Our enterprising culture has built Edmonton up as the best place in the world to take a risk and grow your business. Take a look at what opportunities are here for you.
With the Alberta government heavily investing in agriculture and its offshoots, a thriving community of forward-thinking researchers and the close-knit group of existing food-processing businesses ready to welcome newcomers to the fold, the Alberta Treasury Branch in November 2017 predicted continued steady growth in the province’s agri-food industry.
The ATC provides a collaborative work environment for growth-stage technology companies, and offers growth-accelerating programs, development advice, and support services. Companies working in biotechnology, life sciences, or nontechnology, can access specialized lab spaces at the neighbouring Biotechnology Business Development Centre.
Opened in November 2018, NAIT’s state-of-the-art Productivity and Innovation Centre includes advanced manufacturing labs, acceleration spaces for small and medium-sized businesses and a dedicated hub for applied research activity. PIC is the first building at NAIT dedicated to helping industry partners become globally competitive.
Edmonton is a smart, reliable city-of-choice because we have a solid history of stability, a very high quality of life, and a welcoming spirit that embraces new people and new ideas. Find out why our city is the perfect place for people on the grow to succeed.
TEC Edmonton is a business accelerator that helps emerging tech companies grow through funding and financing guidance, programs and accelerators, and licensing opportunities. As a joint venture of the University of Alberta and EEDC, TEC operates Edmonton’s largest accelerator for scale-up tech companies and manages the commercialization of UAlberta research.