Science. Technology. Health Care. Welcome to the Ward of the 21st Century.

The W21C is a not-for-profit research and innovation initiative based in the University of Calgary and the Calgary zone of Alberta Health Services. W21C serves as a research and beta test-site for prototypical hospital design, novel approaches to health care delivery, human factors research, and innovative medical technologies.

Latest News

Dr. William Ghali makes global most-cited list

Scientific Director of the Institute for Public Health and W21C, is among three researchers in the Cumming School of Medicine to have been named in the Highly Cited Researchers list by Thomson Reuters.

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W21C Patient Safety Podcast - Episode 32

Brent Thorkelson of AHS EMS discusses how research and education worked together in the evidence-based ambulance design study conducted in partnership with W21C and AUTO21.

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World Innovation Day

Calgary Teams Dominate International Innovation Competition

The first World Innovation Day in Geneva, Switzerland was a huge success with the three Calgary teams taking first, third and foruth place in the competiton.

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