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Proposed Edge Fund would benefit from sharper focus, says investment manager

The city's proposed $5 million Edge Fund will need a tighter focus and clearer objectives to make a real difference for innovation in Edmonton, suggests an investment manager who has dealings with Calgary's much bigger investment fund.

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Trustworthiness key to persuading businesses to adopt AI, says AltaML leader

Artificial intelligence has applications in practically every area of business, but many people are reluctant to try it because they don't trust it, says AltaML's Nicole Janssen.

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Business case for ethical AI starts with talent, says industry leader

Episode 39 of Taproot's podcast about innovation takes a look at ethical AI: why it makes business sense, what it's going to take to make it happen, and what stands in the way of proceeding responsibly in this emerging industry.

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Startup TNT winner seeks to unlock millions by ramping up protein discovery

Biotech company 48Hour Discovery, which won the Edmonton side of Startup TNT's Investment Summit VI, is looking to raise a $2.5-million seed round to help it "pre-discover" 250 protein targets.

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Resurrected DemoCamp aims to help connect Edmonton's tech community

One of Edmonton's most well-known tech events is back after a two-year hiatus, this time as a community-led initiative. DemoCamp Edmonton 51 will feature a number of demos on Nov. 23 at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)'s event space downtown.

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Employment program for autistic youth seeks financial sustainability

Autism CanTech! has won accolades for its efforts to help neurodiverse youth find meaningful employment. Now it needs to find the money to continue that work after its funding runs out in less than a year.

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Edmonton-born programs tap talents of neurodivergent workers

Episode 38 of Taproot's podcast about innovation takes a look at a couple of organizations in Edmonton that help people with autism find work that makes the most of their abilities.

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Report identifies Edmonton Research Park as asset to regional innovation

A report commissioned by Edmonton Global on supporting innovation in the region recommends continuing to build upon the Edmonton Research Park, a facility the city has just finished consulting stakeholders on after deciding to sell two of the buildings.

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ELIXR celebrates new partnership with EON Reality

An Edmonton-based non-profit focused on extended reality is marking Virtual Reality Day by celebrating a new partnership that will give thousands of Alberta students access to XR development tools.

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