Alberta Association of Colleges & Technical Institutes (AACTI)
AACTI provides a single voice for Alberta’s 17 public colleges and technical institutes.
Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products (ACAMP)
ACAMP is a not-for-profit organization that provides specialized business services to microsystems and nanotechnology (MNT) clients. ACAMP’s services bridge the gap between researchers, small start-up companies and established firms that have a potentially viable product, and the help needed in developing it into a profitable business opportunity.
Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN)
ARDN is a not-for-profit partnership of Alberta’s 21 public colleges, universities, and technical institutes, including NAIT. ARDN members work together to support and enhance the well-being of individuals and the vibrancy of communities. It draws on the strengths of rural communities, post-secondary institutions, and community-based organizations to assist in the development of rural Alberta through education, research, collaboration, and networking. The organization assists with the creation of community-driven projects, provides opportunities to create new partnerships, share and supports applied research projects, and works with rural communities to identify and address gaps in education training.
The Business Link
The Business Link is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta. The Business Link provides support and advice to help entrepreneurs succeed in business.
Canadian Association of Business Incubation (CABI)
CABI is a national organization whose members are dedicated to creating employment and economic activity through the development of enterprises supported by the business incubation industry.
Edmonton Research Park (Edmonton Economic Development Corporation)
The companies in the Edmonton Research Park are engaged in advanced research in medicine, biotechnology, electronics, telecommunications, software, petroleum research and cold-climate engineering.
National Business Incubation Association (NBIA)
NBIA is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies.
National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT)
NINT is an integrated, multi-disciplinary institution involving researchers in physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, informatics, pharmacy and medicine. It is operated as a partnership between the National Research Council and the University of Alberta, and is jointly funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of Alberta and the university.
Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI)
NABI has been serving the needs of Northern Alberta business owners for almost 20 years. NABI offers coaching, training, seminars and administrative support services to help grow existing businesses and kick-start new business ideas.
TEC Edmonton is a joint venture of the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). TEC Edmonton helps inventors, entrepreneurs, companies and investors access expertise, facilities, management and financing to succeed in technology ventures.