Research and development

Advanced Technology Centre

Provides resources and support for bringing technology to market, fostering business opportunities to attract corporate investments, and encourage seed and venture funding. 

Alberta Innovates  

Alberta Innovates provides technical services, funding programs and partnership opportunities for academia, business and entrepreneurs. 

Alberta Innovates Technology Futures

Tech futures provides programs and services for entrepreneurs, companies, researchers and investors.
Including Technology Commercialization Services and Industry Funding - $5 million additional funding announced January 2016.

Canadian Franchise Association

National organization for franchising, working with government to develop industry-made solutions and resources.

Food Processing and Development Centre

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.

National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development. The National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program provides innovation and funding services customized to specific needs to help accelerate the growth of business through innovation and technology. 

National Institute for Nanotechnology

The mission of the National Institute of Nanotechnology is to transform nanoscience ideas into novel, sustainable nanotechnology solutions with socioeconomic benefits for Canada and Alberta.

TEC Edmonton

TEC Edmonton is a business accelerator, helping to transform technologies into business opportunities. Our goal is to capture the value of the innovation in our region, for our region. TEC Edmonton is a unique not-for-profit and is a venture between the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC).

TR Tech

TRTech is an industry-driven, not-for-profit technology commercialization company that fast tracks ICT innovation to market by working with its industry, government, and academic partners and clients, focusing on Western Canada.

University of Alberta Research Service Office

The Research Services Office (RSO) supports researchers and administrators by providing services focused on the identification of potential funding sources, assistance with the application process and guidance with the financial management of awards.


Resources are listed on an information basis only. Strathcona County is not liable for the quality of services provided by external organizations.

Last updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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