Driving innovation

UCalgary creates pathways for knowledge translation to benefit our communities and build our economy.

Driving Innovation is one of the three priorities identified in our 2018-23 Research Plan. Learn how we're putting our plan into action.

President Elizabeth Cannon announces the establishment of a new Life Sciences Innovation Hub (LSIH) that will serve as a home for discovery, incubation and business growth (and attraction), made possible by the acquisition of the former Shell building

Life Sciences Innovation Hub

The new Life Sciences Innovation Hub at the University of Calgary will be used by students, researchers, startups and companies to interact, create and explore new ideas and concepts.

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Innovate Calgary

The innovation transfer & business incubator for UCalgary

Innovate Calgary is a full-service UCalgary organization offering technology transfer and business incubator services to researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses within the advanced technology sector. 

They have decades of experience supporting the technology community, and are dedicated to the growth of technology commercialization in southern Alberta. They are physically located in the Alastair Ross Technology Centre in the University Research Park adjacent to the main campus of the University of Calgary.

Energy New Venture Competition

2019 Energy New Venture Competition

Accepting applications now

The Energy New Ventures Competition is open to seed-stage companies, budding entrepreneurs, researchers and students from around the globe. 

Deadline to apply: March 27, 2019

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