Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

March 29, 2012 14:01 ET

Edmonton; Enrichment Through Life-Long Education

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 29, 2012) - Edmonton Economic Development Corporation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has four operating divisions to include economic development, tourism, the Shaw Conference Centre, the Edmonton Research Park, as well as being a joint partner with TEC Edmonton. At EEDC our key areas of focus, life sciences, financial services, energy, advanced technologies, advanced education and tourism.

Recognizing your focus on advanced education & technology, we want to share relevant activity and updates from our region that may be of interest to your audience.

Royal Alex technology gives it an international reach (video) - Medical residents, nurses and other health-care professionals now have access to one of most advanced technological teaching and training facilities in North America at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Click here for more information.

The fuel-efficient Odyssey - A group of U of A engineering students has designed and built a zero-emission car-and now they're off to an international competition in Houston, Texas. Click here for more information.

NAIT offers Alberta's first-ever Android development certificate - NAIT's Computer Training Centre is launching Alberta's first Android Developer Certificate program, which will provide students with the skills necessary to develop their own apps and games on the Android platform. Click here for more information.

Post-secondary campuses are expanding downtown with plans worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Edmonton's educational institutions significantly impact the regional economy.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

Contact Information

  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations
    780.432.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com