Calgary Innovation Week 2021

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Calgary Innovation Week 2021

November 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The University of Calgary is at the forefront of building this city’s innovation ecosystem, and Calgary Innovation Week, Nov. 22 to 28, celebrates the advancements and achievements that have put us there.

UCalgary is hosting several virtual events as part of Calgary Innovation Week and is the Liftoff sponsor of Startup Calgary’s Launch Party on Nov. 23, which will recognize some of Calgary’s brightest early stage startups and founders for their achievements.

Register now for Innovation Week

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, you have an interest in the latest research in health technologies, or you are wondering how you can incorporate entrepreneurial thinking in your career, there’s a session for you.

Nov. 23

Launchpad Live 

This public speaker series is open to anyone looking to build their entrepreneurial thinking skills. At 6 p.m. learn how to build a prototype and a minimum viable product in a lean startup.

Startup Calgary Launch Party

From 6 to 9 p.m., learn more about some of Calgary’s brightest early stage startups and founders during this annual launch party event. UCalgary is the Liftoff sponsor for this event.

Nov. 24

Accelerating Market Approval for Health Tech SMEs 

At noon, join Innovate Calgary’s IMPACT team as they explore the path to market approval for health technologies, focusing on clinical evidence collection and regulatory compliance.

Nov. 25  

REHAB i2c Pitch Competition

At 6 p.m., watch the top eight startups from the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking’s REHAB i2c program pitch for a grand prize of $100,000 toward commercializing their ideas. 

Nov. 26

Go-to-Market Strategy: What to do Before You Launch Your Product 

Join Innovate Calgary at noon for this webinar on learning everything you need to know and consider before heading to market and make an impact.


Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking