Funding Partners


The APEGA Foundation celebrates and builds on the tradition of excellence of Alberta’s engineering and geoscience professionals. The Foundation’s financial support of education programs and student success ensures the legacy lives on. so all Albertans continue to benefit from the progressive, diverse vision and innovations from the most inspired minds. Dreamers. Creators. Visionaries. Inherent problem solvers. Engineering and Geoscience professionals and students have a profound impact on society. We lead the fearless development of solutions to the most critical challenges.

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The AWSN network assists STEM outreach programs to communicate and share resources, allowing all groups to support each other and achieve common goals.

Our Mission: Enabling a culture of diversity and inclusivity through STEM Programs.  AWSN is acting as the platform that initiates or supports programs, partners and stakeholders who amplify, magnify, or accelerate systemic and social change within the greater community, allowing all to participate to their full capacity in STEM.

Strategic Partners


The ASSIST Community Services Centre Helps with Your Integration in Canada. As the Chinese population in Edmonton continues to rise, community services have gradually increased in response to intensifying demand. Since 1977, the ASSIST Community Services Centre has been working to build the community. The Centre aims to provide diversified services to Canadian immigrants and their families, helping them to integrate into mainstream society and actively contribute.


Innovate Calgary is the innovation transfer and business incubator centre for the University of Calgary. As part of the Office of the Vice-President (Research) portfolio, we work closely with the Research Service Office to help bridge the gap between discovery and innovation. From ideation to commercialization, Innovate Calgary has successfully supported the innovation-driven research community for 32 years.


Taproot Edmonton is a source of curiosity-driven stories about our city, cultivated by the community. We are building a new way to do local journalism and a new way to fund it, because the business model that used to support local journalism is broken. We want to replace what is being lost with something that is sustainable and responsive to the community we serve.


Technology Alberta exists to nurture a dedicated community of people and organizations whose coordinated and collaborative efforts help to make Alberta’s advanced technology companies the global vendors of choice.


TEC Edmonton is a business accelerator that helps emerging technology companies grow successfully. We help our clients get funding, grow as entrepreneurs, scale their business and protect their intellectual property.

As a joint venture of the University of Alberta and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, TEC Edmonton operates the Edmonton region’s largest accelerator for scale-up technology companies and manages the commercialization of University of Alberta technologies.

Marketing Partners

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The Alberta Council of Technologies (ABCtech) advocates for the commercialization of disruptive technologies that will place Alberta and Alberta companies at the forefront of emerging economies.  Through the creation of cross-discipline and cross-industry dialogue on emerging technologies and their impact on us, the global citizen, we germinate unique opportunities for collaboration amongst stakeholders who may otherwise not interact.  ABCtech achieves this through a series of carefully constructed and executed events.