A month-long celebration of entrepreneurial thinking and innovation at UCalgary and beyond.
For the second year in a row, UCalgary has been named the top startup creator among research institutions in Canada. One week would not be enough to celebrate this milestone, so this year we are dedicating the month of March to entrepreneurial thinking. Join our community of innovators for a month of celebrations and see what they are starting.
Entrepreneurial Thinking Month will feature events showcasing top innovators in social, tech, and health innovation across all disciplines, alongside panel discussions with innovators and community leaders.
- Explore the ingenuity happening across UCalgary and beyond.
- Learn from panels of successful entrepreneurs who have taken their ideas to commercialization.
- Be inspired to start something on your own and join the innovation community at UCalgary.
Map the System UCalgary Finals
The top students in the Map the System program will be presenting for their share of $5,000 in cash prizes and a trip to the University of Oxford. The winning team will also have an opportunity to compete at the Canadian Regional Semi-finals. Don’t miss the finale of this exciting challenge featuring some of UCalgary’s brightest social changemakers.
Launchpad Liftoff! Competition
Through a series of free weekly presentations (Launchpad Live), the Launchpad teams have been working with coaches all year to refine and develop their social venture or startup. The Launchpad program culminates with the Launchpad Liftoff pitch competition, where the top teams will compete for over $20,000 in prizes to take their startup ideas to the next level.