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.
Six publicly funded post-secondary institutions and more than 100,000 students from over 140 different countries provides companies and industry in Edmonton with the exceptional talent needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
Edmonton succeeds through a combination of a strong entrepreneurial culture and the backing of top-five-in-world research institutions. Individual action is alloyed through strong community teamwork and a bottom-up approach to problem solving.
In April, SingularityU Canada brought two days of forward thinking to Edmonton. Some of the brightest minds in the world presented a vision for the future that embraced exponential technologies — from artificial intelligence to cellular agriculture to blockchain.