Innovation @UCalgary

The link between groundbreaking research and community impact

UCalgary is a leading destination for those who are taking action to move their ideas toward implementation and community impact. The Innovation@UCalgary ecosystem supports these efforts through a culture of entrepreneurial thinking and a determination to trailblaze and innovate.

This is where discovery becomes a solution.

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The resources and guidance that enables you to make an impact from your research and creativity.



A support network that helps remove barriers, simplify processes and facilitate the innovation journey.

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Sharing the stories of UCalgary researchers who have moved their discoveries forward and their innovation journeys to implementation and creating impact.


Innovation News

UCalgary-based program expands province-wide in supporting digital health researchers

SPARK program receives grant from Alberta Innovates, supporting post-secondary innovators across Alberta in transforming ideas into clinical practice

Explore what an entrepreneurial path looks like for your research

Postdocs, research associates, and grad students: Apply to Evolve to Innovate program by Sept. 20

Light might be the answer to our data security issues, quantum researcher says

Congratulations to 1st recipients of Innovation Catalyst Grant. Applications for next cohort open until Sept. 15

3 UCalgary projects receive $20.3M in provincial innovation grants

Funds advance research-to-commercialization pipeline for medical devices, electronic and mobile health, and space and defence technologies

UCalgary team reaches global finals of Map the System competition for the first time

Audience at University of Oxford impressed by students’ project addressing physician shortage in Canada

UCalgary's entrepreneurial achievements celebrated at global conference

University, instructors recognized by Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities<br />

Social Innovation

Engaging faculties and community to create social good through research, entrepreneurship, and collaboration.



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