Reimagining the Energy Landscape

Our researchers are developing innovative technologies that will transform the future of energy. 

Bridging the gap between discovery and innovation.

More than 300 UCalgary scholars from a wide range of disciplines — engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, geoscience, geology, health sciences, public policy, social sciences — are conducting research to transform the energy landscape, for a cleaner, more efficient energy future.

Our scholars are balancing far-out and long-term research impacts with immediate and tangible deliverables, including solutions and technologies ready for field-scale applications. 

Read about our Energy Innovations for Today and Tomorrow research strategy.

Energy Research at UCalgary

UCalgary has taken a leadership role in developing the ground-breaking energy innovations the world so urgently needs. Our scholars bridge the gap between discovery and innovation through problem-driven research, technology transfer, and commercialization. They're focused on creating pathways to a low-carbon energy system, while harnessing unconventional resources and assessing the effects of energy-related processes. 

We partner with businesses, governments, and other universities around the world to test new ideas, apply new solutions, and develop applications at scales that will accelerate deployment and adoption by industries. 

Our energy research initiatives help pave the way for industry to expand and develop new business opportunities, transforming the energy landscape. 

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We're doing BIG things

By supporting and enabling our Confederation of Scholars to combine research and training opportunities, we are building an international energy research hub delivering world class solutions.

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Powerhouse team of female entrepreneurs changes the future of sensor technology

Chance encounter launches UCalgary-developed leak detection technology into exciting new startup

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Company to harvest green hydrogen by igniting oil fires underground

To make hydrogen, workers heat the reservoir with steam and feed it air, setting off underground oil fires

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Got an idea? New UCalgary initiative streamlines support for innovators and entrepreneurs

Launch of Innovation@UCalgary helps students, faculty, staff, and community put their ideas in motion to solve societal challenges

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Parex Resources Innovation Fellowships

Milestone gift from alumnus-led exploration company fuels the courage to innovate

Wayne Foo’s generosity fosters freedom, discovery and commercialization in science

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