The Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta

RINSA provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses rooted in technology and innovation.

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March 2, 2021
  • Special Event: Who's Who in RINSA?

    March 2, 2021  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Have you heard of RINSA?

    The Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta (RINSA) is a collaborative partnership between over 10 member organizations and proudly serves the region of Southwestern Alberta stretching from Taber to the Foothills, and Okotoks to the US Border. We provide programs and resources to Alberta businesses with a focus on supports for technology and innovation outlooks.

    Join us on March 2nd from 1 – 3 PM MST to meet RINSA members and participate in a virtual networking event.

    To conclude the event Joshua Day Chief of AdvancedAg will be speaking about the fabulous advances and innovations that they have generated these past few years and how RINSA has helped them in their journey!

    All are welcome and we are excited to have you with us for this event!

    Register today to save your spot!

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Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta


The Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta (RINSA) was formed in 2011 as a collaborative partnership between Alberta Innovates with Economic Development Lethbridge/Tecconnect, Lethbridge College, and the University of Lethbridge. It has since grown to over 10 member organizations:

  • University of Lethbridge
  • Tecconnect / EDL
  • Lethbridge College
  • Alberta Innovates
  • Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce
  • Okotoks Economic Development
  • Piikani Resource Development
  • Blood Tribe Economic Development
  • Community Futures
  • Southgrow Regional Initiative
  • Alberta Southwest Regional Economic Development

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Alberta Innovation Network

The Alberta Innovation Network, supported by Alberta Innovates, is a cooperative of regional networks across the province. Each Regional Innovation Network (RIN) is made up of like-minded organizations, passionate about growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem both in their region and across Alberta. RINs work to provide support, programming, and networking connections to small and mid-size businesses with a focus on growing and commercializing their technology and innovation.