Innovation Garage Competition

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Edmonton CNE Innovation Garage Competition

Northlands, in conjunction with CNE, are proud to host the second annual Edmonton CNE Innovation Garage Competition – July 21 – 22, 2018. The stakes are high as these entrepreneurs showcase their cutting edge innovations for a chance to qualify for the National Finals Competition in Toronto!

The winner in each of the below categories will win a $5,000 cash prize and will compete in the Alberta Finals on Sunday, July 22. The top two finalists will then have the chance to go to Toronto, Ontario to compete in the CNE National Finals Competition with a grand prize of $25,000!

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Submission deadline is extended.


Edmonton’s CNE Innovation Garage Competition will feature the following:

Alberta Pitch Competition Categories
Health and Wellness July 21 In this category competitors will present solutions to everyday health and wellness concerns of the general public. There will be a focus on the aging population and accessibility.


Women Entrepreneurs July 21 This category will feature start-ups that are created and/or owned by women. The scope of the companies is diverse and not restricted to a specific theme.


Home and Everyday Life July 22 In this category, start-ups that focus on innovations in the home and day-to-day living will be featured. Everything from mechanics to a connected home and app based learning can be included.


Agriculture and Urban Farming July 22 In this category, start-ups focused on agriculture and food technology will be featured. This category could include both commercial and home solutions.


For more information and the contest Terms and Conditions, visit CNE’s website. Applicants will have to fill out their form as well as submit a two-minute video.

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Location: Edmonton EXPO Centre
Dates: July 21 – 22
Hours: TBC

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