our partners

we work with a national network and provincial partners to turn research into reality.


The Alberta Real World Evidence Consortium is a member of the CoLab network partner, the Alberta Drug and Technology Evaluation Consortium (ADTEC).


CoLab is made up of a network of experts from across Canada who, as part of the post-market drug and evaluation (PMDE) program, conduct research studies to support key health system decisions on drug safety and effectiveness.




Members of the Alberta Drug and Technology Evaluation Consortium (ADTEC) have expertise in epidemiological methods, policy, evaluation, and health economics that supports research for Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial decision makers.



Our provincial partners support health system research in Alberta.

University of Calgary

The Centre for Health Informatics is focused on advancing and innovating health informatics for precision health through timely data access, development of cutting-edge analytics, building capacity in data science and machine-learning, and clinical decision support.



Oncology Outcomes

Alberta Oncology Outcomes (O2) is a highly experienced resource for oncology outcomes and real world evidence queries, ensuring quality and integrity of results to accelerate the transformation of projects into clinical practice and policy impact.



The Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre (NACTRC) is a collaboration between Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta. Services include legal review of confidentiality and research agreements.


Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the single health authority in the province, responsible for promoting wellness and providing health care services across the province. They are also custodians of administrative health data.


Alberta Jobs, Economy, and Development

The Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Jobs, Economy, and Northern Development is focused on attracting investment and job creation in multiple sectors to diversity the Alberta economy.


University of Alberta

The Real World Evidence Unit, housed within the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, has a dedicated team that conducts timely health-focused real world evidence research studies that utilise provincial administrative health data assets.


Institute of Health Economics

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit organization with key competencies in health economics, health technology assessment, and knowledge transfer, providing relevant, timely, and impactful evidence that supports informed health system policy and investment decisions.



The Alberta Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Support Unit (AbSPORU) offers a wide range of services to support patient-oriented research including access to the wealth of available health system data in Alberta.


Alberta Health

The Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Health sets policy and direction to achieve a sustainable and accountable health system to promote and protect the health of Albertans. They are also custodians of administrative health data.


Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates is the province’s largest research and innovation agency, supporting solutions for some of the biggest industry challenges including health innovation.