Data collection and informed insights backed with scientifically rigorous research.

Members of InnoTech Alberta’s Monitoring, Analytics, and Informatics Services division are experts in solving environmental and industrial problems. We leverage the expertise of our research chemists and technologists to develop unique sampling and testing solutions, enabling our clients to remain at the forefront of industrial innovation and environmental stewardship. 

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Environmental Quality
Environmental Quality

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Cannabis Quality
Cannabis Quality

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Proficiency Testing Services
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Crude, Refined, & Used Hydrocarbons
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Environmental Quality

InnoTech Alberta’s Monitoring, Analytics, and Informatics Services division leverages the expertise of our Research Chemists and Technologists to develop unique sampling and testing solutions. We enable our clients to remain at the forefront of industrial innovation and environmental stewardship.    

We assist our clients in meeting their environmental monitoring obligations, understand the effects of their operations on the environment, and consider any pollution mitigation technologies based on environmental standards and limits.

Cannabis Quality

Our experts assist hemp and cannabis producers with understanding the physical, chemical, and genomic properties of their products. We are fully licensed and regulated by Health Canada to examine cannabis plants, topicals, liquid ingestible, and edibles. The suite of services we offer are: 

  • Validated microbial analyses per European Pharmacopeia 
  • Total yeast and mold count 
  • Total aerobic microbial count 
  • Bile-tolerant gram-negative bacteria 
  • E. coli 
  • Staphylococcus aureus 
  • The confirmatory ID of fungi and bacteria 
  • Heavy metal (arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury) or metals profile (33 metals) 
  • Regulatory potency (THC & CBD potency and 6 cannabinoids) or potency and cannabinoids (includes potency and 16 cannabinoids) 
  • Terpenes (21 terpenes) 
  • Pesticide residues (106 compounds)
  • Mycotoxins (aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 & ochratoxin)
  • Evaluation of materials for regulatory compliance: 
    • Fertilizer, growth media, biocontrol agents, etc.  

Proficiency Testing Services

InnoTech Alberta administers the International Quality Assurance Exchange Program (IQAEP) and manages a number of proficiency testing programs on behalf of ASTM International. 

Proficiency testing programs provide participating laboratories with a means to monitor their analytical performance, thereby ensuring quality results to their customers. Our proficiency testing service is accredited under the ISO/IEC 17043:2010 standard. 

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Crude, Refined, & Used Hydrocarbons

Our experts assist clients in all stages of the petroleum and renewable fuels industry, from production to refining. We help our clients solve their specific problems and support their research and innovation activities by producing high-quality data.