Who We Are

ST Innovations is a one-stop-shop service provider for health technology businesses, entrepreneurs and academics looking to advance their ideas, prototypes and innovations towards market uptake through the following supports:

  • Concept development — Entrepreneurs get access to an integrated team of professionals including scientists, engineers and medical experts who will help develop, nurture and guide innovation ideas and prototypes.
  • Prototyping and validation — We help companies develop prototypes, test and validate them utilizing a Quality Management System.
  • Securing funding — We help entrepreneurs advance their health innovations by preparing them to be funding-ready, identifying sources of funding and assisting them in the preparation of funding applications.
  • Market entry — We provide connections into the larger health ecosystem and access to industry partners that will help bring your products to market.

We are the business arm and gateway to the SMART (Sensory Motor Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology) Network at the University of Alberta — a team of over 300 world-leading researchers, support staff and trainees in engineering, computer science, medicine, rehabilitation, neuroscience and social sciences.

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What We Offer

We provide entrepreneurs, small- or medium-size companies and multinational corporations with access to some of the brightest minds and most advanced technologies available at the University of Alberta campus.

We can help new health care technologies become market-ready faster and more efficiently by providing consulting, prototyping and validation services through our unparalleled partnerships. In doing so, we can increase the chances of success and growth for the business, while improving people’s lives and helping build the strong health technology sector that Canada deserves.

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Integrated Team of Scientists & Engineers

World Class Equipment