• An ecosystem ripe for innovation.

    Edmonton has some of the lowest costs of business in Canada and is home to economic development organizations and respected incubation programs dedicated to helping businesses scale quickly. This has created a rich community of entrepreneurs and innovators.

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  • Edmonton is home to a dynamic health sector with an intellectual edge

    Edmonton boasts top healthcare centres, specialized hospitals and a strong network of six post-secondary institutions – each playing an integral part in delivering innovative care, engaging in world-class research and commercializing new technologies.

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  • A Health City team that is here to help you grow

    Health City is a broad-based partnership made up of individuals and organizations here to help you navigate investing, innovating and scaling in Edmonton. Our core team collaborates with all stakeholders in the health innovation eco-system to ensure everyone is working towards a common goal: creating an unparalleled environment for health innovation.

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In the world of health innovation, Edmonton is leading the way.

Edmonton is a medical research powerhouse and a pioneer within the healthcare industry. With an influential support network that nurtures talent, we are a hub for innovation, technology, and growth. A city where entrepreneurs can thrive; where gifted innovators can create and grow. When a new technology, a creative treatment, or a different approach is discovered, we make it happen.

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A legacy of innovation

Edmonton continues to punch well above its weight when it comes to health innovation. Read just small sample of the big stories coming out of our city.

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SMART Network

Sensory Motor Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology (SMART) Network
Develop innovative medical devices and rehabilitative interventions for people with neural injuries ...

Stroke Ambulance

University Hospital Foundation
The University Hospital Foundation was created in 1962 by an act in the Alberta legislature.  In th...

$2-million cancer diagnostics challenge

Early Detection of Cancer Challenge
Brings together government, funding and expertise and private industry. Sponsored by Alberta Innovat...

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New Edmonton startup hopes to become the “the next molecular Google”

A biotechnology spinoff from the University of Alberta would like to make Edmonton integral to molecular discoveries. They are currently working on ...

Aug 16, 2017

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