Lethbridge thinkers, makers and doers are leading change in Agriculture, Food Sciences and Manufacturing within a community that is propelled by innovative research and a spirit of entrepreneurship.
Lethbridge’s economy has always been distinguished by the ability of businesses and entrepreneurs to adapt and innovate with changing times. The agriculture sector, long a mainstay of the region’s economy, is shifting from pure production to an increased focus on value-added processing. We are home to a thriving technology sector, driven by a growing knowledge workforce and fueled by the bright minds at our post-secondary institutions and research centres. Our diverse business community includes small businesses and global corporations, 100-year-old companies to the ever-evolving roster of tech startups based out of the Tecconnect centre for entrepreneurship and innovation. As the city continues to grow towards a population of 100,000, Lethbridge remains at the intersection of innovation for business, commerce and education in southern Alberta.
Our message is clear: if you are looking for a a place to start or grow your business in a community full of opportunity, Lethbridge is a bright choice.
Did You Know?
Blue Sky Spectroscopy is a 100% Canadian-owned company located in Lethbridge and specializes in the development of custom infrared single-pixel and imaging spectrometers and radiometers for remote sensing applications.