About the industry
Alberta’s information and communications technologies (ICT) sector consists of world-class companies with expertise in diverse business areas, including:
Reasons to invest in Alberta’s ICT sector
Highly skilled workforce, advanced infrastructure, and exceptional centres of research create a rich environment for investors.
Industry fast facts
The ICT sector in Alberta includes nearly 4,500 companies employing over 50,000 Albertans, making it extremely important to the provincial economy.
|50,000||$11.4 billion||$1.4 billion|
Areas of expertise
There are many partnership and investment prospects in technologies that support Alberta’s priority sectors of energy, environment, health and education. Some areas of opportunity include:
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Nanotechnology and microsystems
The ‘science of small’ has had a big impact on Alberta’s economy. Find out about Alberta’s growth into Canada’s centre of nanotechnology and microsystems development.
Software and IT
Explore Alberta’s business and educational opportunities in software and IT development, from e-learning and gaming to image processing and telecommunications.
Learn about Alberta’s wireless technology industry, and about business opportunities in areas including geomatics, remote sensing, and wireless broadband.
Industry sector profile
Read a comprehensive profile on Alberta’s information and communications technology industry.
Date Updated: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:52:59