We're Canada's No. 1 startup creator, 3 years in a row!
UCalgary’s commitment to research and innovation is essential for advancing knowledge and creating solutions to real-world problems. By supporting both new and experienced entrepreneurs, our innovation ecosystem is helping to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
Say hello to Canada's youngest top research university
Named one of Canada’s top research universities by Re$earch Infosource, UCalgary has $504 million in sponsored research funding, 113 inventions from 2021 alone, and is the #1 startup creator among Canadian research institutions.
Bold ideas begin here.
Our Quantum Science innovations are catalyzing the high-tech economy
We're educating and training the tech employees of tomorrow in quantum computing and artificial intelligence, helping to fuel Canada's economic future.
Solving the Veterinarian Shortage
We're home to the newest Veterinarian school in Canada and are already ranked #3 in Canada & #37 globally. Through innovative teaching methods & hands-on learning, UCVM is poised to tackle the major environmental & economic needs related to animal health.
Innovation Ecosystem Directory
Have an idea? Have a proof of concept?
Ready to grow? Need funding?
Looking for programs and events? In need of mentorship?
The UCalgary Innovation Ecosystem Directory allows users to easily navigate the various groups that help advance innovation. Learn about which service providers, funding bodies, events, spaces, and competitions can help advance your innovative ideas and solutions.
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