ACAMP

ACAMP (Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products)

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ACAMP (Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products) differs from other product development centers: we are the only organization in Canada that offers clients access to more than 400 pieces of state-of-the-art specialized development equipment. ACAMP has facilities in both Calgary and Edmonton and has high-accuracy assembly and machining equipment to manufacture electronics. Some of our unique testing and characterization capabilities include:
– Physical reliability testing i.e. temperature, humidity, vibration, drop shock, altitude.
– High-resolution inspection for failure analysis.
– Material composition and contamination detection.
– Inertial sensor testing and calibration.
– Leak testing to check hermetic seal integrity.
– Optical and electrical testing and measurement.
– Class 10,000 Clean Rooms.

Contact us at info@acamp.ca

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Alastair Ross Technology Centre

Platform Calgary

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The Alastair Ross Technology Centre (ARTC) offers both virtual tenancy and leasing for technology companies looking to grow their business beyond the lab or home office.

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  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pipeline

Alberta Agriculture: Food Processing Development Centre

Government of Alberta

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The Food Processing Development Centre is a modern, fully equipped pilot plant and product development laboratory facility. It is staffed with experienced food scientists, engineers and technologists who work with entrepreneurs to develop and fine-tune their products.
Services include: sensory evaluation, consultation services, benchtop development, pilot plant development, interm processing, post processing cleaning, hadling and storage.
Equipment includes: batter and breading, dry processing, laboratory, bench top processing, meat processing, packaging, wet processing and bakery equipment

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Alberta Agriculture: Food Science and Technology Centre

Government of Alberta

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The Food Science and Technology Centre operates out of the Crop Diversification Centre South, located on the Trans Canada Highway approximately 1 km east of Brooks. Lab equipment through to pilot plant equipment are available for rental.
Entrepreneurs work to develop, perfect and process their pet-food products with the following staff:
* an experienced feed scientist
* a laboratory scientist
* technologists
The centre also provides interim processing of pet food and pet treats for businesses to make product for local and domestic markets. The centre is not a co-packer / toll processor.

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Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance

Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

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Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance Ltd. (AlbertaSW) is a Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA) of 16 communities working together to help each other succeed.
The Corporation is governed by Board of elected representatives from each member community.
The real strength of an organization is in the commitment and energy of each individual, business and community that contributes to it. AlbertaSW communities are energetically cooperative and share a collaborative long-term strategy to grow and promote the region.

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Apparel Innovation Centre

Olds College Centre for Innovation (OCCI)

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The Apparel Innovation Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that provides businesses with services to test, design and manufacture innovative apparel products for the consumer apparel and industrial protective clothing markets. The AIC houses world-class hot liquid and steam protection testing chambers to test personal protective equipment for burn resistance. The Centre is also home to a thermal comfort testing chamber, equipped with a Newton Thermal Manikin. The chamber is capable of simulating a variety of physiological conditions that replicates the human thermoregulatory system.

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Applied Research Facilities

Lakeland College

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Lakeland College’s Research Centre is a test-bed for innovations in agriculture, energy, and environmental sciences. We pack a lot of expertise into a small space! Encompassing renewable energy and building science, standard and novel crop trials, environmental monitoring and wetlands research, animal feeding trials, and other research – the Centre offers realistic applied research results of interest to regional entrepreneurs. Lakeland College provides access to research tools and information to help regional investors make informed business decisions and connect them with the support they need to be successful.

The Centre also hosts a metal prototype fabrication lab with an electronics and instrumentation development space. The College is also building the capacity to use its unmanned aerial system to develop applications for thermal monitoring, crop monitoring, and use in fire and emergency services applications.

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Botanic Gardens & Constructed Wetlands

Olds College Center of Innovation

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Research takes many forms in the Botanic Gardens and Constructed Wetlands, and allows the College to partner and collaborate with many groups and organizations involved with horticulture, land and water management, and related fields.

The Constructed Wetlands are located in the newest phase of the Botanic Gardens and are used for a wide variety of teaching and research based purposes.

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Calgary Film Centre

Calgary Economic Development

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The Calgary Film Centre is a world-class facility suitably equipped and serviced so you can tell your story with ease. Conveniently located 25 minutes from the Calgary airport and 20 minutes from downtown, we have 50,000 square feet of purpose-built studios and 25,000 square feet of multipurpose warehouse and workshop spaces, complemented by anchor tenant William F. White International. Be a part of our creative excellence in film, television and digital media.

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Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepeneurship

Lethbridge College

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The success of applied research at Lethbridge College is based on how our research positively affects industry. Our primary focus on solving real-world industry challenges means we’re always looking for opportunities to engage industry in applied research. Partnering with the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI) can lead to:legitimizing a product or service, industry innovation, product commercialization. Applied research often involves prototype development, feasibility studies and clinical trials, as well as technical consultation and market research. Whatever your needs may be, we can help you develop innovative products and services that benefit our economy and society.

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Centre for Boreal Research

NAIT The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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The Centre for Boreal Research is an innovative applied research facility in Peace River, 500 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, staffed with a team of research scientists and technicians with professional designations in forestry, biology and agrology.

The facility is 9,000 square feet, includes two laboratories, office space for 15 people, an outdoor growing space and a three-bay greenhouse that features computer-controlled humidity, temperature and lighting. The Centre for Boreal Research is an Approved Seed Testing Facility. The facility was funded by NAIT, Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education, and the Canada Foundation for Innovation, with industry funding from Shell Canada and Penn West Petroleum.

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Centre for Energy Research and Clean Unconventional Technology Solutions

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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Centre functions as a technology solutions provider, collaborator and accelerator to energy innovationi and s associated with NSERC and IRCC programs and, has three laboratories which provides space to test lab scale test rigs or small-scale pilot demonstration systems for energy research and to catalyze partnerships with industry, industry associations, regulators, new graduates, start-ups (SU), small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), communities of practice and others. Facilities include:
Clean Technology Industry Innovation Lab
Water Research and Innovation Lab
Once Through Steam Generation Lab

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Centre for Environmental Technologies

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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The Environmental Technologies (ET) research team leads applied research in clean technology development associated with energy and the environment. The ET research team develops strategies and solutions such as the reduction of industry impacts to air, soil and water.
This research is grounded in science, technology and engineering and focuses on developing novel technologies from bench to pilot scale in order to address today’s energy and environmental challenges. Facilities include:
Advanced Mobile Labs
Chemical and Environmental Analysis
Process Operations Lab

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Centre for Green Building Technologies

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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SAIT and GBT researchers along with industry work together to dentify and develop environmentally friendly technologies, processes, programs, systems and services that will fundamentally change the way we build, educate and develop skilled labour. Goals are to partner with industry in implementing green-building technologies, provide training and education in green-building technologies and advance applied research and development towards the commercialization of green-building technologies. Facilities include:
Green Building Technology Lab and Demonstration Centre
Integrated Solar and Rainwater Harvesting Labs
Solar Roller Mobile Lab

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Centre for Innovation and Research in Unmanned Systems (CIRUS)

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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Researchers with SAIT’s Applied Research and Innovation Services department, faculty from SAIT’s School of Construction, students and industry partners converge in this cross-disciplinary environment to address challenges, create efficiencies, develop and test new products and applications.
The mission of CIRUS is to expand the role unmanned systems play in data acquisition and management, create organizational efficiencies across a variety of sectors and regulatory environments.

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Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing

Red Deer College Office of Applied Research and Innovation

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The Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing (CIM) is embedded in the campus of Red Deer College (RDC). The CIM is a collaborative centre built and equipped with the financial support of Red Deer College, the Province of Alberta and Western Economic Diversification. The Centre currently houses $4.2 M in cutting-edge, industry-leading prototype and advanced manufacturing equipment. Since its opening it has seen an overwhelming demand for its services from across the Province. The Centre has gained a reputation for its approachability, relevant technical expertise and broad industry support capabilities. It has a long list of satisfied clients and a growing record of successful new and improved products and processes, created in partnership with Alberta companies.

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Centre for Innovative Information Technology Solutions

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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ARIS started its information technology research in 2007, with a focus on radio frequency identification (RFID) application development. The Centre for Innovative Information Technology Solutions expanded its RFID research to include a wide variety of other electronics and information-technology projects.
The capabilities of this research group include novel software and hardware development for wireless communications across a number of industry sectors.

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Centre for Innovative Media

NAIT The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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NAIT’s Centre for Innovative Media is an applied research centre working with industry to co-develop software and content innovations.

We are  focused on helping industry partners understand the innovative software tools available to transform their operations. After initial consultation, our team works with these partners to develop the software and content they require.

  • Innovate — Develop and expand strategies for innovations in platform and content.
  • Prototype — Develop software prototypes, pilots, and proof-of-concept elements to improve product and market fit.

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Centre for Sensors and System Integration

NAIT The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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NAIT’s Centre for Sensors and System Integration is a research centre funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Created to partner with small and medium enterprises seeking coordinated innovation development services, the centre is staffed with highly qualified specialists and technologists experienced in providing prototype development solutions.

We help industry partners develop prototype devices that address sensor-based challenges in resource extraction, agriculture, biomedical, and advanced technology enterprises. Working with both established sensor devices and new or innovative devices, our team uses engineering technology to produce and evaluate prototypes for field trial.

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Community Futures Lethbridge Region

Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

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The Community Futures Lethbridge Region office is a community driven, non-profit organization staffed by business professionals and guided by a volunteer Board of Directors. We provide a wide range of small business services and business management tools for people wanting to start, expand, franchise or sell a business. We also run a number of specialized business programs, organize exciting business events and actively work with community and business leaders to foster rural economic growth.

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Community Shop

Fuse33 Makerspace

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Our facility is a membership based community shop in Calgary where you can take advantage of our comprehensive Woodshop, Metalshop, Sewing lab, 3D printing studio, laser cutters, CNC and much more.

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Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging Centre

InnoTech Alberta

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InnoTech Alberta’s Computed Tomography (CT) Service provides computed tomography, 2D and 3D imaging, image processing, and visualization with an emphasis on the accurate extraction of quantitative information. The CT Service’s primary focus is support for applied research and development on a fee-for-service basis.

Non-destructive examination of internal structure is provided by an Aquilion ONE helical CT scanner. This medical scanner produces high-resolution 3D images of objects and samples as well as dynamic experiments.

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  • Environment
  • Forestry
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other

Crop Research and Bio-Energy Centre

Lakeland College

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The Bio-Energy Centre at Lakeland College is a commercial agricultural building that houses a large workspace for equipment modification projects and a passive solar greenhouse on the south side of the building. The building incorporates a natural gas engine and generator or cogen unit. This cogeneration device provides both heat and electricity for the building and is tied into the electrical monitoring systems at the Research Centre and provides excess generation to the Vermilion campus. Using the monitoring systems developed at Lakeland, college researchers will monitor the engine performance and evaluate its benefits in detail. The attached passive solar greenhouse is used to grow plants for application in environmental remediation and monitoring projects while also providing information on the passive heat (thermal) benefits of including a greenhouse in commercial building construction. In close proximity to the Centre, the College houses our pilot scale gasification testing equipment, our mobile pilot scale biochar production unit, and our demonstration solar concentrator. This equipment is used for applied research projects with our partners.

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Crop Research and Bio-Energy data

Lakeland College

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Lakeland’s G.N. Sweet Livestock Research Facility uses GrowSafe residual feed intake monitoring technologies for nutrition and performance trials for beef cattle and sheep. The Facility has the capacity to monitor up to 120 animals in a large scale trial or can run concurrent smaller trials. The GrowSafe system accurately measures the daily feed intake of individual animals, and when this data is combined with growth performance, it is possible to identify animals with preferred feed conversion rates. This can allow for better genetic selection of sires or can be used to monitor herd health. Early detection of animal health allows for early treatment and provides an excellent learning tool for students as they can monitor animals closely and learn to identify subtle signs indicating a drop in animal health and well-being. The Livestock Research Facility complements the College’s expansion to the production dairy barn and will help ensure that the College is able to support the development of the livestock production industry in western Canada through training and research.

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District Ventures Accelerator

District Ventures Accelerator

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Business Accelerator for Consumer Packaged Goods. We offer 14,000 square feet in Calgary at 2540 Kensington Road NW, with over 120 workstations, meeting areas, and community spaces. We operate two five month cohorts per year.

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DreamForest

Start Up Lloydminster

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DreamForest – a space for entrepreneurs. We connect entrepreneurs with skills, community, capital and workspace to bring their ideas to life. Sit down, enjoy a coffee, formulate and grow your business idea.

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  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Field Research Station

CMC Research Institutes

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At CaMI’s Field Research Station (FRS), we develop innovative solutions to one of the energy industry’s most critical challenges – tracking and monitoring underground fluids. CaMI’s Field Research Station (FRS) provides a unique opportunity to develop, refine and calibrate monitoring technologies and map out integrated monitoring systems.

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Food Central Cowork

AgFoodCouncil (AFC)

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Food Central Cowork brings entrepreneurs, service providers, academic institutions and other entrepreneurs together to share their experience and expertise and help you pursue your goals. As a Food Central Cowork participant you have your own 24/7 office space with shared access to AFC’s meeting rooms, kitchen and lounge area and opportunities to participate in business programs and industry events and receive discounted rates on panels and workshops.

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  • Environment
  • ICT
  • Oil and Gas

Global Business Centre

Calgary Economic Development

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The Global Business Centre is a landing pad for foreign companies Temporary business desk space is available for short-term business visits. Longer-term office space is available for organizations on international procurement missions in Calgary, or for those looking to expand or establish themselves in Southern Alberta.

The Global Business Centre is a launch pad for local companies We provide the space, the information and the connections necessary for successful trade development activities. For companies looking to expand their business to a global audience, the GBC provides programming and resources to ensure companies are set up for success.

Services: Foreign procurement, Provide relevant economic data, Supply temporary office and meeting space, Connect businesses to suppliers, Lead strategic trade missions to targeted international locations and businesses Host and organize targeted business networking for incoming international missions, Business (B2B) matching, Host visiting international companies in meetings with local companies, both individually and through networking events, Customized networking services to meet the specific needs of your organization

The GBC makes networking both easy and effective. We make the introductions, provide the venue, and develop the programs that connect a company with a product or service idea with a potential buyer or partner from out-of-market. The GBC has well-established connections and arranges introductions with sector- and industry-specific associations and organizations in Southern Alberta and also arrange introductions with branches of ethnic- or country-based cultural organizations.

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Grande Prairie Community Futures: Spark Business Incubator

Community Futures Alberta

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A partnership between Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region and the City of Grande Prairie, Spark! Business Incubator opened its doors to the public on the 3rd Floor of 214 Place North on February 1, 2017. As a physical business incubator, Spark! will provide month-to-month, weekly, and hourly office rental to new and transitioning businesses looking for permanent operational space, meeting space, training space and the like.

Also included in the incubator model is the provision of administration, internet, printing and photocopying services, business counselling, coaching, training and consulting services along with access to several other professional services such as accounting & legal advice, engineering services, business advisory boards and masterminds and all other areas of the business development spectrum.

An onsite Concierge works with all prospective incubator clients to assess their needs and create a business development plan tailored to those specific needs and goals. At full capacity, the incubator will house Community Futures and 7 additional incubating businesses in the office and an additional 4 offices down the hall in suite 311, with the opportunity for expansion on the same floor and other floors at 214 Place.

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Homestead

Homestead Coworking

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Work for yourself, not by yourself.

We’ve transformed 4,600 square feet on the second floor of the heritage Alberta Block building (built in 1909) into a hub for entrepreneurship and community. Our space includes hot-desk open workspaces, dedicated desks, private officers, a communal kitchen/lunchroom area, meeting rooms, and a boardroom.

We offer basic membership rates, 24/7 unlimited access, dedicated desks, private offices, and coworking day passes!

Homestead is a coworking space based in downtown Edmonton, Canada. We are home to a community of city-builders, creatives, entrepreneurs and doers. We believe that there is a better way to make a living – one where your work is a part of who you are rather than just what you do. Join us and build what you are passionate about alongside like-minded people!

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  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Innovation Space for Partners

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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1) Kinetica Innovation Centre at SAIT (KICS) is a 2,200 sq foot facility that helps Alberta innovators and researchers accelerate prototyping efforts by offering co-working wet and dry lab space, access to an array of SAIT testing and fabrication facilities and entrepreneur and company development services through the Calgary Regional Innovation Network.
2) Technology Demonstration Hall Tis an applied research asset accessible to SAIT staff, faculty, researchers and students on campus in any discipline. The facility is often used for collaboration with presentations made to business and industry partners.
3) Industry Innovation labs (440,000 square feet of space) are available to industry partners who do not have their own dedicated applied research space. Space can be fit to meet company specific needs throughout the duration of applied research projects. Industry partners interested in using this space typically provide their own equipment and resources, although SAIT works with company to customize the space, plan and build the set-up required.

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Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

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As the Voice Of Business, our Chamber currently has a membership of over 800 local businesses, which equates to about 12,000 employees. As well, close to 150 businesspeople volunteer their time working on our various committees, Executive and Board of Directors.
To facilitate this process, we offer several network building events and often combine these with educational opportunities. We also love the opportunity to recognize greatness with our annual Business of the Year Awards Gala and Top 40 Under Forty.
We offer members the advantage of discounts to reduce the cost of doing business, to encourage support of local businesses and to help provide employee retention incentives. The Chamber Group Insurance Plan is a great advantage to our members. We also provide marketing opportunities online, through social media, in the Voice of Business weekly newsletter and at our events.

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Makerspace MHC

Medicine Hat College

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Makerspace MHC is a physical space housing a variety of tools, technology and software you can use to Make, Hack & Create. Available to all in Medicine Hat.

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Pixels and Pints

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The purpose of Pixels and Pints is simple: provide a venue for web developers and digital designers to sit down, relax and talk shop. There are no presentations, tutorials or pre-defined discussion topics; just a few pints and good conversation.

All are welcome: designers; coders; copywriters; analysts; anyone who spends their day pushing, publishing or just plain staring at pixels.

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  • Oil and Gas

Micro/Nano Tech Research and Prototyping

Microsystems Hub

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For small businesses and academics alike, access to a high-level cleanroom, advanced equipment and micro/nanotechnology prototyping is rare – and expensive. An affordable answer is right here in Calgary.

One of only two such open-access facilities in Alberta and about 20 in the country, the Microsystems Hub in the Schulich School of Engineering has $8 million in specialized equipment for micro- and nano-fabrication and characterization. We support micro/nanotechnology prototyping by academia and industry. As an open-access facility, we provide cost-effective, low-volume, specialized research and development services.

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NABI (Mission & Campbell Locations)

Northern Alberta Business Incubator Society (NABI)

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The Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI) offers office space, coworking, and meeting rooms to meet your needs – not to mention free parking! NABI has two convenient locations in St. Albert that offer office space to fit your needs.
At Our Campbell Business Park location we have office spaces range from 125-3000+ sq/ft in size.
At Mission our Perron District location offices range from 100-700+ sq/ft in size.

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Piikani Resource Development Ltd.

Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

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Piikani Resource Development Ltd. (PRDL) is a wholly owned corporation of the Piikani Nation, an aboriginal organization that represents Piikani Members. PRDL’s purpose is to assist in the economic development on behalf of the Piikani Nation. PRDL manages several features from the energy industry including Generations, Transmissions and Distributions. PRDL’s mandate is to oversee the development of energy to create economic development opportunities on the Piikani Nation.

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Renewable Energy Learning Centre

Lakeland College

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The Renewable Energy Learning Centre is a 1970s farm house that has been remodeled into a net-zero energy facility providing space for applied research and learning at Lakeland College. The building demonstrates energy efficient construction and its building control systems can integrate all of the renewable energy technologies demonstrated at the Research Centre: solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, geothermal, small wind. This facility generates all of its heating and cooling needs from renewable technologies and sends excess electrical energy to power the adjacent Vermilion campus. Lakeland students from a wide variety of programs use the Centre as a learning tool for their programs and community members are welcome to tour through the facility to build their knowledge of green energy technologies. Industry partners use the Centre for meetings and as a test site for new technologies.

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Research Greenhouse

Olds College Center of Innovation

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The research greenhouses are computer controlled to provide consistent, reliable environments for optimal plant growth. Five greenhouse compartments are dedicated to research, including one large isolation compartment with a separate entrance to meet requirements for containment. Control systems are available to monitor and adjust all aspects of heating, cooling, lighting and watering according to the project requirements.

The facility is equipped with alarms and backup control systems in the event of equipment malfunction or power interruption. The research greenhouses are supported by a microbiology laboratory, wet chemistry lab, tissue culture lab, and several Conviron growth chambers.

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South Grow Regional Initiative

Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

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SouthGrow’s mission is to accelerate and enhance quality of life, development and sustainability for the communities of the SouthGrow region of Alberta.
Specifically, SouthGrow:
– Fosters a south-central Alberta shared vision for regional economic development;
– Creates new economic development opportunities in the region;
– Encourages and enhances shared services among communities through cooperation; and
– Provides south central Alberta with a unified voice on regional priorities.

The SouthGrow region continuously produces companies, organization, and communities which are successful on a provincial, national, and even global stage. Below are a few case studies of such examples:
– Launch extranet through website
– Annual council presentations
– Focused committees
– Regional asset inventory
– Secure increased investment from members
– Secure funding increase from province
– Expand staff and increase organizational efficiency
– Develop grant monitoring and application program
– Secure final three members
– Expand associate memberships to industry
– Website redevelopment
– Community website enhancement
– Organizational rebranding
– Site selection assets for all communities and the region
– Legislative review for investment readiness€‹

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Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production

Olds College Center of Innovation

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This unique multi-million dollar, world-class facility serves multiple applied research projects. To address the pilot scale proof of concept required for new technology, the Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production offers a large biotechnology incubator space, as well as office and boardroom facilities. A wide range of services available in this facility include seed cleaning and processing, chromatography based analysis, fermentation, and ASTM biodiesel analysis.

The Technology Access Centre offers a unique set of facilities for researchers to test and evaluate their cattle, product or new technology, including:

heated livestock centre and labs
handling and sorting facilities
tame and rotational grazing pastures
120 cow crossbred herd (Simmental Gelbvieh, Angus)
feedlot pens with a capacity for 560 head
two 85’ x 150’ feeding pens
two 110’ x 150’ feeding pens
four 45’ x 60’ feeding pens
sorting and handling pens with load out
infrared cameras

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Testing Labs

C-FER Technologies

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C-FER operates two high-bay testing labs in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These facilities house a variety of large-scale testing systems that can combine load, pressure, temperature and fluid environments to simulate virtually any operating condition encountered in industry.

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The Collective 12|12

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Futuristic and beautiful coworking space in Inglewood. A welcoming and supportive community of like minded and passionate entrepreneurs.

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Turfgrass Facilities & Field Plots

Olds College Center of Innovation

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The pastoral setting of Olds College’s 2060 acres of prime central Albertan farmland makes it a natural fit for agricultural, horticultural, and turfgrass research. The college has a dedicated Crop Research department to serve companies in seeking science-based solutions, with well maintained small plot field research facilities. The Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre consists of 3 hectares of land dedicated to cool season turfgrass research that focuses on the unique challenges the of Albertan environment. The PTRC consists of both creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass putting greens, two rainout shelters, and dedicated greenhouse and controlled environment chamber space to allow for year-round research
projects that focus on improving plant performance while minimizing inputs.

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