UCalgary enables the innovation cycle from discovery to deployed solutions by promoting a culture of innovation within our community. Innovation is part of the broad spectrum of research and application activity at UCalgary, and links discovery, creativity, invention and entrepreneurship to solve local, national and global societal challenges. The program includes the Hunter Hub, Innovate Calgary, a clinical trials accelerator, W21C and The Creative Destruction Lab. The University Innovation Quarter provides an interface between the university and community entrepreneurs and industry. Learn more.
Ward of the 21st Century Healthcare Research Innovation
Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) is a not-for-profit research and innovation initiative based in the UCalgary and the Calgary zone of Alberta Health Services. W21C serves as a collaborative space that enables researchers and industry to bring new ideas, prototypes or products for testing in pre-clinical and clinical environments. Learn more.
Teaching, Learning and Student Experience
13 Week Course Inspires Future Engineering Innovators
Research associates in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering, along with members from other faculties, developed a comprehensive 13-week course that covers the full spectrum of research and innovation for second-year undergraduate students in the chemical engineering program. Learn more.
The Innovation Untold contest, a collaboration between Innovation@UCalgary and a senior-level communication and media studies course, invites undergraduate and graduate students to capture the story of a UCalgary innovator in a compelling three-minute video, podcast or another creative format. Cash prizes are available for the winning videos, and the contest allows students to gain hands-on communication experience while shining the light on innovators' work. Learn more here and here.