• 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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Developed oxygen delivery using solar power, for children in low-income countries.

Department of Pediatrics
One of Canada's leading academic health centres for pediatric specialty and subspecialty education a...

Discovered the Nodal protein as a key identifier in treating ovarian cancer.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta
A clinical and basic sciences department created in 1993 that provides a focus for cancer-related te...

Discovered that infants can safely receive heart transplants from donors with mismatched blood groups

Alberta Transplant Institute
A multidisciplinary, virtual institute improving transplantation and donation in Alberta, and achiev...

“Understanding resistance disease is the upstream of treating cancer.”- Dr. Lynne Postovit, Department of Oncology,… https://t.co/zcTmKEcEwC - 3d ago

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Getting to know the ins-and-outs of Silicon Valley

Join Alberta Enterprise Corporation, Startup Edmonton and TEC Edmonton for an evening getting to know the ins-and-outs of Silicon Valley. More tha...

Oct 18, 2017

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