Recent stories about innovation

Two people sit in the street-level area of Edmonton Unlimited's new building, one holding a phone. There are large windows, green plants, and furnishings with pops of blue, yellow, and purple.
business technology

Edmonton Unlimited opens innovation headquarters

Edmonton Unlimited has opened its new headquarters downtown with a desire to welcome innovators and restore some vibrancy to the corner of Jasper Avenue and 101 Street. Catherine Warren stopped by Speaking Municipally to talk about it.

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Kello Inclusive model Emmy walks with a mobility aid backstage at Toronto Kids Fashion Week. Behind are her other child models dressed in black.
business arts

Kello Inclusive seeks to amplify social impact at Inventures

An Edmonton-based talent agency for people with disabilities is hoping to raise its growing profile even further by participating in an international pitch competition later this spring.

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Three members of the Community Outreach Transit Team wearing masks and uniforms in an LRT station
city council transit

On the agenda: Transit safety, community revitalization levies, and the Edmonton Research Park

This week, community and public services committee will meet on March 20, urban planning committee meets on March 21, and executive committee will meet on March 22. Recruitment for various boards and committees continues with a non-regular meeting of community and public services committee on March 24.

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Screen grab of the EDGI map showing a menu, bubbles indicating listings, and a map of Edmonton
technology business

EDGI maps Edmonton's innovation ecosystem

Edmonton Unlimited has created a visual database of the Edmonton region's innovation ecosystem to help expand the understanding of what innovation is and inform future decisions.

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Three men stand in front of a pop-up banner for DiscoveryLab
business technology

DiscoveryLab offers 'friendly roundtable' to innovators

At his day job in biochemistry, Michael Overduin pursues data to better understand proteins and accelerate drug discovery. But at DiscoveryLab, he's in search of something a little less scientific: stories.

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Houses under construction using panels of autoclaved aerated concrete
business innovation

Edmonton company sees construction's future in 100-year-old material

A building material that has been around for a century is the innovation the construction industry needs to making housing more sustainable, contends Rocksolid Building Products.

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Cover art for Taproot Edmonton's Bloom, brought to you by Edmonton Unlimited
podcast bloom

Synthetic futures and adventures in mentorship

What if you could experience the future before it happens? That's the premise of RUNWITHIT Synthetics, an augmented intelligence company that is finding opportunities around the world to equip leaders with the ability to visualize the implications of their decisions.

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Cover art for Taproot Edmonton's Bloom, brought to you by Edmonton Unlimited]
podcast technology

Connector finds myriad ways to boost innovation

In Episode 44 of Taproot's podcast about innovation in Edmonton, Technology Alberta president Gail Powley discusses the power of attention and connection when it comes to nurturing innovation.

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Cover art for Taproot Edmonton's Bloom, brought to you by Edmonton Unlimited
podcast innovation

Ringing in the new year with innovation insights

On Episode 43 of Bloom, Taproot co-founder Mack Male joins co-hosts Karen Unland and Faaiza Ramji to look back at some innovation-related highlights of 2022 and look ahead to 2023.

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