CASBE receives funds to improve support for SMEs

December 9, 2020
Alberta Innovates and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) have made a joint $4.6M investment into Alberta’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The funds will see the Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement (CASBE) program expand, providing SMEs with greater access to postsecondary institutions’ emerging technologies, qualified people, facilities, and equipment. “Universities, polytechnics, and colleges around Alberta are benefitting from the investments made by Alberta Innovates and NSERC. The collaborations and partnerships that form out of the work we do today are positioning our post-secondary institutions at the forefront of both research and industry impact,” said AB Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides. “That’s not only good for Alberta but for Canada.” Alberta Innovates (AB)