Our research expertise and collaboration are widely sought by a variety of local, national and international partners including governments, industry, government organizations, universities and technical institutes, research organizations, foundations, philanthropic donors and community organizations. These partnerships help support and advance research and help translate research outcomes into society. This section highlights some of these partnerships. 


In 2022, we attracted $620 million in research funding from federal and provincial governments, industry, foundations, public donors and others.

Our expertise and collaboration are sought by many industry partners, including: IBM, Google Brain, RBC, Servus Credit Union, 3M, Mercedes, Ford, GE, De Beers, HP, CISCO, Honda, Mitsubishi Electric, DeepMind, Amazon, Twitter, Merck, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, PCL, TELUS, BASF, HP, Microsoft Research, Zubex Robotics and NASA.

Global partners include Germany, the US, India and Mexico among many others. Locally, we have partnerships with the City of Edmonton as well as many leading Alberta-based companies.