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

Start date



< 3 months from protocol to first patient

Time commitment


About the program

The Integrated Management Platform to Accelerate Clinical Trials (IMPACT) provides an accelerated path to health innovation market approval for less capital. The IMPACT program will help your health-tech or biomedical early or mid-stage venture conduct clinical trials and secure regulatory approvals for your new health-related inventions.

Founded in 2019, our team and partners at Innovate Calgary have over 300 years of combined experience in trial design, management and execution, regulatory affairs and quality management, biostatistics, data analysis, IP and business development. With our help, several ventures have achieved FDA and Health Canada product approvals and you can be next!

IMPACT is the recognized clinical trial vendor for the Creative Destruction Lab, and has partnerships with McMaster Innovation Park and Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation. While we are proud to support our local Calgary innovation community, over half of our client ventures originate from across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom thanks to our growing reputation.

What to expect when you partner with us

  • An expert Navigator assigned to your project
  • Comprehensive protocol development, trial design, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Facilitation of necessary regulatory and ethics approvals
  • Engagement of Key Opinion Leaders, trial investigators, and qualified trial sites
  • Tailored quality management software, document templates, and guidance

Entry requirements

To qualify for this program, you must:

  • Have a health-tech product offering (e.g., device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, SaMD) at TRL 5 or above
  • Be ready to engage in human trials and/or regulatory applications
  • Have secured funding to support clinical activities
  • Have defensible and secure IP
  • Have a clear business strategy and target market

How to apply

Interested in working with IMPACT? Fill out our Intake Form and we will be in touch with you within two business days.

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