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A smiling Jalene Anderson-Baron holds an award in front of a backdrop featuring the Alberta Chambers of Commerce logo
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Future Fields sees growth potential beyond cellular agriculture

Future Fields was founded to grow meat in the lab. It pivoted to generating the growth factor that cellular agriculture depends on. And now its leaders see a whole new opportunity in developing recombinant protein for therapeutics, vaccines, and other such applications.

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Michael Bowling, Richard Sutton, and Patrick Pilarski smile in front of an array of DeepMind logos
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DeepMind celebrates five years in Edmonton

DeepMind Alberta, the first international research office of the UK-based AI arm of Alphabet, celebrated its fifth anniversary at its newly completed office space in downtown Edmonton.

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Portraits of Celia Taylor, Joseph Halden, Bruce Cinnamon, and Domini Gee
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Story City announces a new slate of adventures

Story City's call for Edmonton stories earlier this year has resulted in a fresh batch of interactive experiences set to hit the app on Aug. 5.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Driving growth while saving lives with connected trucks

Episode 24 of Taproot's podcast about innovation in Edmonton features a conversation with Brian Heath, CEO of Drivewyze, a company that is intent on growing here even though most of its customers are in the United States.

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A technician holds a device on a baby's hip joint and looks at an ultrasound image
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Medical imaging company Medo acquired by California's Exo

Medo, an Edmonton-based medical AI innovator, is being acquired by Exo, an American health information and medical device company interested in making ultrasound imaging faster and simpler so that a wider range of caregivers can use it.

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An array of cakepops bearing the Drivewyze logo or shapes like semi trucks
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Drivewyze hopes to welcome startup community to new HQ

Drivewyze, which has grown into an operation with 200+ employees, has moved into a new, 30,000-square-foot building at 5425 Calgary Trail. The facility will serve staff and the community, welcoming startup events, hackathons, and the like to the spacious auditorium.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Satisfying a hunger for restaurant software

Episode 23 of Bloom takes a big bite into some stories about food innovation in Edmonton and Alberta, kicking off with a deep dive into Taproot's recent story on food-tech company Truffle.

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C-Tribe Festival aims to help 'underestimated founders'

The C-Tribe Festival is returning for the first time since 2019, showcasing tech, culture, music, fashion, and gaming over five days starting July 20.

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A chart titled "Top ten digital economy occupations in Edmonton", with "software engineer" at the top, followed closely by "project manager"
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Keeping the right digital talent is key to Edmonton's recovery: report

Edmonton is well-placed to contribute to a digital-led recovery from the pandemic, but more needs to be done to attract and retain young talent, says a report on Alberta's post-COVID future.

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