Advancing research to market
IT'S TIME TO SHARE YOUR INVENTION WITH THE WORLD
It's time to share your innovation with the world.
Professional patent management services for preparation, filing, and prosecution. Our team guides all aspects of obtaining issued patents by leveraging our Canadian and U.S. patent firms.
These services are at no cost to University of Calgary researchers and are charged on a fixed-fee basis for non-University of Calgary entrepreneurs.
Express assignment is a standard contract for University of Calgary startups. It is designed to minimize negotiation time, complexity and transaction costs for innovators and their startup teams.
For researchers looking to licence their innovation to an existing company. Our team can work with you to identify the best licensing option (licensing agreements describe the rights and responsibilities related to the use and exploitation of intellectual property) while managing the expenses and revenues associated with your licensing agreement.
VMSA provides world-class mentoring to entrepreneurs throughout Alberta, this program offers a safe environment where mentors have no conflict of interest or financial interest. VMSA strongly believes that entrepreneurs who are matched with experienced entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed.
In partnership with the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Innovate Calgary, startups can access affordable legal services and support.
COSIA is an alliance of oil sands producers focused on accelerating the pace of improvement in environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands. This program facilitates collaborative opportunity with COSIA, its members, and University of Calgary researchers.
Research initiatives that address one of COSIA’s key challenges are encouraged to connect with us for an initial consultation.
Through this consortium, academic institutions and other research-based organizations from across the West have partnered to drive opportunities for innovation and research. The WCIO program is responsible for identifying industry needs and matching opportunities for collaboration with other WCIO member institutions including: University of Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge.
"The toolkit program is an information packed introduction to key factors contributing to a successful startup." - Scot Kornak
Arm yourself with a toolkit for business success. This program focuses on providing the most effective best practices for company development and provides valuable insight from 'been there, done that' mentors, entrepreneurs and executives.
A unique industry-driven program that helps to bridge the energy industry with energy technology enterprises to accelerate world-class energy solutions.
Is a bridge builder between the commercial medical world looking for new and improved health products.
Applications for this program are now closed. Please stay tuned for updates on the next round of applications.
This six-month program is designed to accelerate your startup's technology, business model and investability. This program is sponsored by TELUS and is offered at no cost. No equity will be claimed on intellectual property that is developed within the accelerator.
This eight-month program is designed to accelerate Calgary-based sstartups where a social impact is core to its mission and profitability is core to its business model. This is a competitive program open to startups with a focus on inclusive finance, poverty alleviation, affordable housing and immigration integration.
The RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator is supported by partners including Ambrose University, Bow Valley College, Calgary Economic Development, Mount Royal University, Propellus and the Trico Foundation.
We offer space to match your company needs. Our spaces will expose you to our vast innovation ecosystem of service providers, peers and resources.
The Corporate ID service allows you to move your business beyond your home address or local coffee shop. Corporate ID clients are provided with a professional address, access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services for a monthly rate.
The Inc. is a startup incubator program that combines one-on-one mentoring and co-working space to provide support and guidance for your unique startup. From open desk space to dedicated desks, this monthly membership offers you the flexibility you need to move your business forward.
Flexible leasing terms of office space from 250-square-feet to 3,000-square-feet.
Be part of the Alastair Ross Technology Centre community, a 120,000-square-foot facility where 40+ technology companies operate their business. Tenants have access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services.
KICS is a facility and program that helps clean energy technology startups and researchers design, prototype and test their proprietary technologies.