Innovation @UCalgary

UCalgary is — like our city — a destination for people from around the world with ambitious dreams and the grit to fulfil them. We are pioneers and innovators and community-builders at heart. It’s in our DNA.

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

Innovation events

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 Life Sciences Innovation Hub supports research-intensive companies to deliver commercially-viable products and services to market, by providing access to infrastructure, expertise, and startup services.

Find out more

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.

IMPACT Clinical Trials

IMPACT Clinical Trials

IMPACT is a program for new ventures and startups in the life sciences or biomedical industries ready to do clinical trials

IMPACT Program


Creative Destruction Lab

The Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies. CDL-Rockies is located in Calgary, Alberta at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.


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