Social Innovation Hub

Plug into the greater social innovation ecosystem and access the programs, resources, and support you need to get your solution into the world.


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What is the Social Innovation Hub (SIH)?

The Social Innovation Hub is a membership-based program that, through collaboration with the University of Calgary, helps innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, founders, and social-profit leaders take their solution to the next level. 

Dedicated space for meetings, research, and creative content production

1:1 in-house expertise for venture-building, IP, and investment

Dedicated coach to help you overcome obstacles and achieve key milestones

Access to exclusive networking events with industry partners, startups, and community members

Industry-specific Expert Advisors

Access to all available programs and resources across all Innovate Calgary hubs

Signs the Social Innovation Hub could be a fit for you…

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  1. You are an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, founder, or social-profit leader
  2. You have a problem you care about and you’re invested in bringing your solution to the next level
  3. You crave a supportive community to learn from and collaborate with
  4. You need a home base to work, meet, and innovate

Build your venture with the right tools at the right time

Expert Advisors

Work one-on-one with a mentor who will help you map your goals and take the next right step.

Meet the Team

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IP Protection Services

Learn about the importance of intellectual property and develop your IP strategy.

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Innovation Programs

Tap into a wealth of in-house expertise and participate in member-only workshops and training.

Explore Programs

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The SIH is your destination for social problem-solving

Creative studio services

Leverage podcast and video services to sharpen your story and create engaging ways of connecting with others.

Co-working spaces

 Get in the zone and get stuff done surrounded by like-minded innovators.

Meeting and event spaces

Organize and run meetings or events in one of several bookable spaces.

Go further, faster, with an entire ecosystem behind you

Expand your network

Network with experts and other innovators in the social innovation ecosystem.

Connect with UCalgary

Leverage resources and expertise from one of Canada’s most innovative institutions.

SIH membership pricing

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Member (Resident)

Monthly and annual rates are available to best suit your needs.


Memberships are ideal for those who want:
  • Access to co-working space
  • Access to ARTC meeting rooms 
  • Access to meeting room booking at Innovate Calgary hubs across the city
  • Access to Creative Studio space, equipment, consulting
  • 5 hours videography/podcasting/production studio booking per month
  • Mentorship, Ecosystem Navigation, Team Triaging
  • IP & Strategy Coaching
  • Key-card protection and lockable storage

News from the Hub


$2.14M investment announced to support energy transition collaboration between UCalgary, Innovate Calgary and energy industry


2016 GEM Alberta Report


2022 in Review: Celebrating collaboration and innovation

Ready to take your innovation to new heights?

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Learn more about the Social Innovation Hub and what membership could be like for you.

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