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Formerly ARC, now home to Alberta Innovates and its subsidiary InnoTech Alberta.
|Type||Provincial Research Council|
|Legal status||The ARC is no longer active. Alberta Innovates is the province's research and development corporation.|
|Purpose||Government-funded applied research and development corporation|
|Headquarters||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
Alberta Research Council (ARC) was an Alberta government funded applied research and development (R&D) corporation. In January 2010, it was replaced, in part, by Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures . In November 2016 Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures was consolidated to form Alberta Innovates.
The Alberta Research Council was established in 1921, as the Alberta Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, by a provincial government Order-in-Council, with Henry Marshall Tory as the first chairman.
In January 2010, the ARC merged with other research and development organizations to become Alberta Innovates—Technology Futures (AITF). On November 1, 2016, AITF consolidated with Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, Alberta Innovates - Bio Solutions, and Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions to become Alberta Innovates.
Alberta Innovates' head office is located at Bell Tower in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Alberta Government news release Archived 2011-07-16 at the Wayback Machine
- "History | Alberta Innovates". Retrieved 2019-04-10.
- The New Trail Archived 2008-05-03 at the Wayback Machine, the University of Alberta's alumni magazine, October 1947
- "The Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta - Oil Sands - Alberta's Energy Heritage". www.history.alberta.ca. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
- "Alberta Innovates to diversify province's economy | Alberta Innovates". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
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