Life Sciences Innovation Hub

Transform your life and medical science research into real industry solutions.

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About the hub

The Life Sciences Innovation Hub at the University of Calgary is designed to help students, researchers, and entrepreneurs build promising life science-based companies.

We provide access to the infrastructure, equipment, expertise, and startup support services you need to bring commercially-viable products and services to market.


Programs & Funding



Valuating your Startup: Preparing for future investors


Prairies Canada invests $2.65M in Social Innovation Hub focused on launching and scaling innovation

More resources. More guidance. More momentum.

Apply for funding

Connect with pre-seed and seed funding programs that help commercialize new technologies and accelerate startup companies.

Work with expert advisors

Work closely with a team of experts ready to help guide you through the process of commercialization, licensing, and more.

Access world-class equipment

Accelerate your research with state-of-the-art facilities equipped with cutting-edge lab equipment and services.

Grow as an entrepreneur

Participate in workshops and programs designed to set you and your entrepreneurial venture up for success.

Upcoming events

17 Mar 2022

Start up TNT Life Sciences Investment Summit finale (YYC)

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News from the hub

Screw-like Smart Drain invention treats collapsed lungs

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Congratulations to the new Life Sciences Fellows – March 2022

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UCalgary nurse researchers are powerhouses in driving innovation

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Four new businesses are poised to improve health and drive economic diversification

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We help you achieve market approval of your health technology faster, with less capital.

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Explore job opportunities within
the Life Sciences community

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Partners and suppliers

The LSI Hub is partially funded by:

Tenants and members

Maximize your impact today

Request a meeting with a Life Sciences advisor to learn how Innovate Calgary can support your venture.

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