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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Conferences with Major Involvement by AI Bio:

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December 18, 2015

More than 250 participants representing academia, the biotech industry, the innovation system and government gathered in Edmonton for Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change. Co-hosted by AI Bio, it was the first and largest bioindustrial conference of its kind to be held in the Alberta capital.

December 07, 2015

Canada, led by the province of Alberta, is implementing climate-smart agriculture by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer use in crop production.  Fertilizer Canada has led two projects in Alberta, with financial support from Alberta Innovates BioSolutions and CCEMC, to provide NERP-based 4R Nutrient Stewardship training for farmers and the crop advisors who support them.

December 04, 2015

Dr. Martin Zuidhof and his research team from the University of Alberta have recently completed a study to develop, and validate a Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding System (PBBFS). This unique feeding system accurately distributed feed to individual birds when their body weight is lower than their target weight. Financially supported by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, more information about this project is available by searching for project #BIO2011F121R in



February 11, 2016February 11, 2016The impacts of climate change on the Amazon basin is a subject of much scrutiny due to the region’s rich biodiversity and the important role of rainforests in maintaining a stable global climate.
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