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Innovation Impact

Learn how UCalgary researchers, students, postdocs, and staff are making a positive difference in our world. 

University innovation, knowledge engagement and commercialization deliver tangible impact that includes job and new venture creation, product and service sales, and new research opportunities.

It creates economic impact through social and technical advances that lead to new technologies, policies and behaviors, and healthier societies. In Canada, research universities are responsible for 83% of all contracted private-sector research.

Growing innovation at the University of Calgary aligns with federal and provincial Government and City of Calgary strategies for economic growth, builds upon our existing strategies for enhancing the value propositions of the university (Student Experience and Impact), and is derived from our commitment to excellence in Research and Teaching. 

Innovation News

UCalgary emissions-testing lab receives vital funding from Alberta government

Program gives cleantech startups a safe space to test their latest innovations

UCalgary recognized nationally for space and defence technologies expertise

Three projects invited to present at Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security Marketplace

Ingenuity pitch competition crowns a winner at Inventures 2024

Munitora Livestock Management takes $50k prize

UCalgary startups take centre stage at one of world's largest tech conferences

Seven innovative ventures highlight Canada's number-one startup creator at Collision 2024

Institutes for Transdisciplinary Scholarship appoints 16 academic co-leads

New appointments will support expanding transdisciplinary scholarship at UCalgary

Event launches next cohort of Parex Innovation Fellows

Reception and networking celebration June 25 will feature announcement of fellowship winners and panel discussion with campus research leaders

Innovation Events