The Alberta-Germany Collaboration Fund is a joint program established by the GCCIR, the Alberta Ministry of Innovation and Advanced Education, and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).
The overarching goal of this program is to help participants become more globally competitive by developing innovative technologies and research based alliances with the potential to foster economic growth. Further goals include:
- Connecting industry players and researchers across multiple jurisdictions;
- Development of new models of collaboration between Alberta and Germany that leverage key research & technology capabilities, address common priorities, and accelerate the commercialization of technology; and
- Launching revolutionary product development and commercialization projects that aim to bring new products and services to market, and deliver economic benefits to citizens in both jurisdictions