Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) invests in research and innovation to grow prosperity in Alberta's agriculture, food and forestry sectors.

We are a research agency funded by the Government of Alberta that works with partners to identify, coordinate and fund research projects. We help solve industry challenges with solutions that deliver economic, environmental and social benefits.  Read more about AI Bio in BrochureHighlights Report 2014Success Stories, Annual Report, and Business Plan.

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March 13, 2015

EDMONTON …Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) has introduced a major new funding program aimed at diversifying the provincial economy by accelerating growth of an emerging field with great potential for Alberta - the bioindustrial sector.

The new program, calledAlberta Bio Future(ABF), will also increase sustainability by promoting use of Alberta's renewable resources.

February 24, 2015

EDMONTON, AB - Water will soon return to selected drained wetlands in Alberta, thanks to an innovative research project supported in part by a $390,000 investment by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. Today, the Alberta Land Institute launched the "Alberta's Living Laboratory - Wetlands Project", which will work in partnership with private land owners to better understand wetland restoration.

February 19, 2015

Edmonton - ..."The biological program is an important part of the CCEMC portfolio," said CCEMC Managing Director Kirk Andries. "These diverse projects demonstrate the range of opportunities available to tackle GHG emissions from biological sources, from reducing emissions in Alberta's agriculture sector, to examining the potential for completely new sources of costly diluents in the oil and gas industry." ...The Biological GHG Management Program is delivered in partnership with Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions.



March 27, 2015Adults who follow the "MIND" diet could lower their risk for Alzheimer's, according to research published online in Alzheimer's & Dementia.
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March 27, 2015Mikhail F, Calingasan N, Parolari L, Subramanian A, Yang L, Beal MF .