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KOVR tests made-in-Edmonton VR platform with diabetes patients
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KOVR tests made-in-Edmonton VR platform with diabetes patients

Edmonton-based virtual reality developer KOVR has started testing its new VR platform with patients diagnosed with diabetes. The software, Stratos, aims to educate patients about the consequences of vision impairment from diabetic retinopathy.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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G2V Optics
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G2V Optics raises $2.6M in growth capital

Smart lighting firm G2V Optics announced it has raised $2.6 million in growth funding, led by Accelerate Fund II which first invested in the company in November 2019.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Startup Edmonton
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Innovate Edmonton awarded $5M to help attract business accelerators

City council has approved $5 million in new funding for Innovate Edmonton to help make Edmonton more attractive to business and technology accelerators.

Monday, May 3, 2021

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U of A neurologist awarded $2.85M to fund ALS research
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U of A neurologist awarded $2.85M to fund ALS research

University of Alberta neurologist Dr. Sanjay Kalra has received a $2.85-million funding boost to work towards improving treatment options for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to conduct research that will help scientists better understand the causes of the disease.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Catherine Warren
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Building Innovate Edmonton: The first four months

Since Catherine Warren took the helm as CEO of Innovate Edmonton last December, she's been working to establish the organization as a leading voice for the local innovation community, and on a broader scale position Edmonton as a preeminent innovation city that can tackle global challenges.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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U of A scientists use AI to advance diabetes research
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U of A scientists use AI to advance diabetes research

Researchers at the University of Alberta are one step closer to finding a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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TEC Edmonton space
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TEC Edmonton to shut down at end of June

TEC Edmonton, founded in 2006, is winding down over the next couple of months and will fully shut down by June 30.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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‘First of its kind’ home health monitoring to expand in central Alberta
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‘First of its kind’ home health monitoring to expand in central Alberta

A remote health monitoring project is expanding to more rural areas in the province after two primary care networks (PCNs) successfully tested the technology in July 2020.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Alberta Innovates requests proposals to develop business and tech accelerators
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Alberta Innovates requests proposals to develop business and tech accelerators

Alberta Innovates has put out a call for proposals with the aim to develop new business and technology accelerators in the province. 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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