This pre-seed and seed funding program helps commercialize new technologies and accelerates UCalgary startup companies.

Current funds available

Managed by Innovate Calgary, the university's knowledge transfer and business incubator, UCeed is now accepting applications to the Opportunity Fund and Growth Fund.

Opportunity Fund

Qualifying ventures can receive an investment of up to $150,000. This fund is intended for projects in the early-stages of development.

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Growth Fund

Qualifying ventures can receive an investment of up to $300,000. This fund is intended for more developed projects.

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Our purpose

  • Help transform opportunities arising from University of Calgary’s research into industry leading companies. 

  • Provide real-world teaching and learning environments for innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. 

  • Engage with and contribute to the growth and development of the community.