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Shift by Alberta Innovates is dedicated to interviewing the innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers who are leading the future of innovation in Alberta and globally. Alberta has many unsung heroes and many interesting and important technological advancements being made that will greatly impact our lives. Shift is a spotlight for listeners to get a sense of how Alberta innovation is leading the way.

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Shift by Alberta Innovates is dedicated to interviewing the innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers who are leading the future of innovation in Alberta and globally. Alberta has many unsung heroes and many interesting and important technological advancements being made that will greatly impact our lives. Shift is a spotlight for listeners to get a sense of how Alberta innovation is leading the way.

    Unlocking $350,000 in credits and expert mentorship: Inside Google for Startups Accelerator Programs with Iran Karimian

    Unlocking $350,000 in credits and expert mentorship: Inside Google for Startups Accelerator Programs with Iran Karimian

    Send us a Text Message.Iran Karimian is the Head of Accelerator & Startup Ecosystem at Google Canada. In her role, she brings the best of Google's people, programs, products and technology through Google for Startups Accelerator programs.I had a chance to sit down with Iran during a break at Inventures 2024 to discuss the Google program and what it means for participating companies.Listen for more and heads up: applications are now open for the fifth Google for Startups Accelerator Canada...

    • 11 min
    Unleashing Entrepreneurship in Alberta: Dr. Tonya Wolfe on the innovative Resource Roundup at Inventures 2024

    Unleashing Entrepreneurship in Alberta: Dr. Tonya Wolfe on the innovative Resource Roundup at Inventures 2024

    Send us a Text Message.Get ready to discover a revolutionary approach to entrepreneurship in Alberta with our guest, Dr. Tonya Wolfe of Red Deer Polytechnic. In this thrilling conversation, we dive into the Resource Roundup, an innovative event at Inventures 2024 that's flipping the script on networking and support for startups. Imagine an environment where entrepreneurs aren't just chasing dollars but rather, forming powerful connections with a community eager to propel their growth with a d...

    • 14 min
    Unlocking the power of health data: privacy, policy, and progress

    Unlocking the power of health data: privacy, policy, and progress

    Send us a Text Message.Mark Korthuis, President and CEO of the Glenrose Hospital Foundation recently sat down with me to discuss a panel he'll be moderating at Inventures 2024 called Rethinking Approaches to Unlocking Health Data. In our discussion, Mark sets the stage for what the panel will focus on: navigating the terrain between privacy concerns and opportunities that, if missed, could set health systems back as the world embraces the ubiquity of artificial intelligence, quantum computing...

    • 22 min
    Hunter Cardinal: our host for Inventures 2024.

    Hunter Cardinal: our host for Inventures 2024.

    Send us a Text Message.Meet Hunter Cardinal, a man whose roots spread across a rich tapestry of Cree, Métis, Polish, French, and Russian heritage. Hunter will be joining us May 29 through 31st as our MC for Inventures 2024. Our conversation rounds all sorts of corners as we talk about the roles of preparation and spontaneity in practicing for his role. He explains what he refers to as the 'drywall effect' where creating the perfect atmosphere is as essential as the nitty-gritty of scripts and...

    • 22 min
    Exploring Inventures 2024: Unleashing Alberta's entrepreneurial spirit and innovation on a global stage

    Exploring Inventures 2024: Unleashing Alberta's entrepreneurial spirit and innovation on a global stage

    Send us a Text Message.Inventures isn't just any conference; it's a global gathering that puts Alberta's incredible pool of resources and talent under the spotlight. Whether you're an entrepreneur itching to make waves, a startup on the brink of breakthrough, or an international company eyeing Alberta as your next big venture, you'll find that Inventures is the ultimate stage for forging business connections and showcasing the province as a hotbed for innovation and growth.In our brief discus...

    • 8 min
    Exploring Inventures 2024 with Gail Powley from Technology Alberta

    Exploring Inventures 2024 with Gail Powley from Technology Alberta

    Send us a Text Message.On this episode sit down with Gail Powley to tease some of the fascinating stories that have woven the fabric of Alberta's innovation landscape, from the Nobel Prize laureates who trace their roots to small towns like Medicine Hat to the cutting-edge developments that have shaped industries far and wide. As we explore the pivotal contributions of the Regional Innovation Networks, we uncover how these cornerstones of progress ensure that Alberta's entire expanse sh...

    • 17 min

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