2016 Startup Canada Regional Awards (Prairies)

The Startup Canada Awards are the hallmark event celebrating and distinguishing the Canadian entrepreneurship community. Enjoy a toast as we celebrate the movers and shakers of the Alberta entrepreneurship movement at the Startup Canada Regional Awards, a red carpet event!

By |October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

AWE Celebration of Achievement (Calgary)

Join Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) for the Celebration of Achievement awards luncheon as they pay tribute to exceptional women entrepreneurs. This award event is the only one of its kind in Alberta that brings together female entrepreneurs with representatives from government, industry, media and educational institutions to celebrate the outstanding contributions of inspiring women in business.

By |May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 VenturePrize Awards Celebration

Now in its 14th year, the TEC Edmonton VenturePrize Awards has established itself as a signature event in Alberta’s innovation community. Network with industry leaders from the business, research and entrepreneur communities as we celebrate Alberta innovation and technology.

By |April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

VenturePrize: The Class of 2015

This week, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12 early-stage Alberta companies will compete in four TEC VenturePrize business plan award catagories, in the Fast Growth, TELUS ICT, DynaLIFE Dx Health and Alberta Innovates Student categories.

All 12 will have benefited from the mentoring, educational and networking components of VenturePrize.

Four will walk out with cash and in-kind […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Innovation Community, Venture Prize|0 Comments

Lorne Babiuk Named a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

TEC Edmonton congratulates its board chair and University of Alberta Vice President (Research) Lorne Babiuk on being named a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Election to NAI Fellow status is one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|University of Alberta|0 Comments

Press Release: Tom Fath Named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year

Edmonton, AB – December 4, 2015 – TEC Edmonton is pleased to announce that its nominee Tom Fath has been named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year.

As president of The Fath Group – with six companies under its umbrella, including O’Hanlon Paving – Tom has been an entrepreneur, risk-taker and innovator most of […]

TEC Edmonton Ranked 16th Best University Business Incubator in the World

The University of Alberta’s business incubator is the 16th best in the world, according to the latest global ranking by the University Business Incubator Index.

TEC Edmonton, a joint venture of the U of A and the City of Edmonton (through Edmonton Economic Development), also ranked fourth in North America and third in Canada in 2015.

The […]

Press Release: UBI Awards in North America: Innovate Calgary and TEC Edmonton rank among top five in North America

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UBI Awards in North America: Innovate Calgary and TEC Edmonton rank among top five in North America.

CALGARY/EDMONTON, AB, CANADA – November 6, 2015 – Alberta’s two leading university business incubators, Innovate Calgary and TEC Edmonton have been named the third and fourth best university business incubators in North […]

By |November 6th, 2015|TEC Company News|0 Comments

Press Release: Edmonton Nominees Win Six of Nine 2015 Startup Canada Prairie Region Innovation Awards

Edmonton, AB — October 13, 2015 — TEC Edmonton congratulates the success of its nominees and associates for the Startup Canada 2015 Awards (Prairie Region).

“That six of the nine Prairie Region awards should go to Edmonton-based individuals and organizations speaks volumes about Edmonton’s growing reputation as an innovative, entrepreneur-friendly city,” says TEC Edmonton CEO Chris […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Innovation Community, Partnerships, TEC Company News|0 Comments