• 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. Health City is Changing lives around the world.

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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Appointment of Interim CEO – Reg Joseph

Health City is very pleased to announce that Reg Joseph has accepted the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer. Reg will take on the role beg...

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Lois Hole Hospital’s da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

Join Kari Skelton as she discovers the Lois Hole Hospital's da Vinci Robotic Surgical System - the only one in Canada dedicated to women's health. ...

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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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Pioneering robotics in surgery for gynecologic cancers.

Lois Hole Hospital for Women
The Lois Hole Hospital for Women provides expert patient care for women of all ages and in all stage...

Revolutionizing organ transplantation by longer preservation of organs outside of the body.

Tevosol Inc.
Dr. Darren Freed and Dr. Jayan Nagendran have developed an innovative transplant technology, Ex-Vivo...

Pioneering progress in women’s and children’s health research improves the health of society as a whole

Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI)
Visionary support from the University of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, the Stollery Children’s...

Researchers at @UAlberta like @DrPostovit are working to improve outcomes for ovarian cancer patients by preventing… https://t.co/DZl5wpE5HX - 6h ago


Health City Podcast, Episode 6 – Guest: Dr. Michael Hawkes

Meet Dr. Michael Hawkes, an Edmonton doctor who has developed a low-cost, life-saving piece of equipment that will help treat young pneumonia patien...

Dec 14, 2017

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