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Pej Ghanipour

Pej Ghanipour

B.Sc., MASc.

As a Senior Innovation Manager of Science & Engineering and CFREF Commercialization Advisor, Pej works with independent and University of Calgary researchers to manage the commercialization aspects of a wide range of technologies, primarily in the areas of engineering, oil & gas, ICT, and geomatics.

Pej also manages the delivery of the GreenSTEM and GrinSTEM fellowship programs through Innovate Calgary. These programs support recent Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) graduates to pursue entrepreneurship by commercializing new energy and cleantech technologies developed at UCalgary.

Expertise and background:

  • Master of Applied Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia
  • BSc (Honours), Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia
  • Co-founder and former COO, Solideum Inc.
  • Former Head, Associate Member Program, Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA)
  • Former Technology Manager, University of Lethbridge
  • Graduate, Westlink Technology Commercialization Internship Program