Innovate Calgary

Calgary, Alberta
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Innovate Calgary

A full-service organization offering technology transfer and business incubator services to researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses within the advanced technology sector.

Innovate Calgary supports commercialization by providing a variety of services and programs to technology companies including: business and technical advice, workshops, screening of technologies for commercial potential, access to sector resources and networking events, licensing and intellectual property strategy, entrepreneur training, early stage/angel investing, company creation/incubation programs, and office and lab space. Innovate Calgary's Alastair Ross Technology Centre (ARTC) supports companies within the advanced technology sector through offering a variety of business services and resources including: competitive lease rates, virtual tenancy, meeting and conference room access, and a business centre.

  • Located in the University of Calgary’s Research Park.
  • More than 1,700 discoveries evaluated with more than 680 patents secured.
  • Negotiated over 590 technology commercialization agreements in more than 24 countries.
  • Developed or assisted in the creation of more than 40 spin-off companies.
  • Was named Incubator of the Year by the Canadian Association of Business Incubation in 2012 and recognized by Backbone magazine as one of the ten best incubators/accelerators in Canada.

Park Information

  • Number of Companies
    100
  • Total Square Feet
    120,000
  • Number of Buildings
    1
  • Land Currently Available
    N/A
  • Affiliated Universities
    University of Calgary
  • Year Established
    1983
  • Number of Employees
    500
  • Technology Sector Focus
    ICT, clean tech