SPARK is an ideal atmosphere for developing new ideas, starting a business, building networks, and learning to grow your business in a very supportive environment.
Grande Prairie Regional Innovation Network
Led by local community organizations with a wide network of partnerships, GPRIN is the Peace Region innovation network that provides innovators & entrepreneurs with the resources, knowledge and connections they need to launch & move their ideas into the marketplace.
GPRIN is open to working with organizations and companies on new innovative research, development and commercialization ideas and ventures. GPRIN’s current areas of interest for potential projects include the following:
Projects GPRIN Has Been Involved With
- Low Impact Solutions for Resource Development
- Value added Natural Liquids
- SMART Technologies
- Technologies for the Bee Industry
- Algae Growing Systems
- BioMass & Char
Innovation News Bites
Our 3 Day StartUp event was a huge success. Over 30 entrepreneurs participated in the weekend event. The next session is being planned for the Fall 2017.
The region has access to 3D scanning services that industry owners/managers, entrepreneurs and creative artists can access to produce a CAD file of an object. The file can be used to re-design a new product or do custom modification and then ultimately get it engineered and/or 3D printed.
Alberta Government creates a new investment program offering a 30% tax credit to investors providing capital to Alberta small businesses doing research, development or commercialization of new technology, new products or new processes.
Providing innovators, small business owners, and entrepreneurs with the resources, knowledge and connections you need to launch your ideas into the marketplace.