Trusted Partners

Partnerships are central to ERA’s success and critical to delivering on its commitment to drive commercialization. Working with trusted partners across the Canadian innovation ecosystem creates a unified approach to reducing GHG emissions and securing Alberta’s lower carbon success.

Partnerships allow ERA to leverage funds and due diligence, share risk, and reduce administrative burden for applicants. ERA works with strategic trusted partnerships in Alberta, with the federal government, and across the country where appropriate.

The following organizations are currently considered Trusted Partners of ERA:

  • Government of Alberta
  • Alberta Innovates (AI)
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB)
  • Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)
  • University of Alberta (through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund)
  • University of Calgary (through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund)
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
  • EVOK Innovations (EVOK)
  • Canadian Gas Association / Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF)
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
  • BDC Capital Inc. (Climate Tech Fund, Industrial Innovation Fund, Sustainability Venture Fund)
  • Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • XPRIZE Foundation (XPRIZE)
  • Plug and Play
  • Avatar Innovations
  • Metis Settlements Development Corporation