CATALYZE program supports social ventures to scale with impact and revenue.
Students will gain experiential learning by being matched with a venture while receiving mentorship from key partners including:
MRU Changemakers Studio
Social Impact Lab
Trico Charitable Foundation.
This project-based program provides support by amplifying community and system-level impacts using a design thinking approach.
Social innovation projects aim to create transformational impact in Alberta and beyond. These projects may evolve into social ventures or initiatives.
Innovate Calgary is a local partner of the HSBC Social Innovation Academy (SIA) led by UBC SauderS3i. The SIA is a national network of top student analysts who are mapping the growth of Canada's social finance system.
Access to entrepreneurial training and skills development programs and services.
Access to enterprise development services through focussed workshops, seminars, and initiatives.
aGRO Systems - reducing waste, improving the profitability of sustainable farming, and building community.
Provides a digital library of cases for medical students and residents to use for developing their diagnostic skills with the goal to analyze and produce medical education research.
Creating spaces for people and places to democratically change their city for the better by serving as a means for data dissemination by community associations, non-profits, and charities.
Based on research in psychology, neuroscience, and arts education, Brain Smoothies are infused with tips, tricks, and techniques for mindfulness, stress management, and creativity while boosting mental health capacity.
A workshop that fosters entrepreneurship in women in bringing their ideas into commercialization while providing a toolset for women in their entrepreneurial journey.
Colo is a nurse-led social enterprise that supports parents and strengthens family relationships through educational workshops and personalized home visits. Our goal is to provide parents with the tools and resources they need to connect with their child(ren) and help them grow in the best ways possible.
An innovative application and cloud database for identifying and tracking damage to civil infrastructure and large-scale heritage sites in Alberta.
A hub to develop evidence-based best practices to improve futures for vulnerable families through collaborative problem-solving, bridging gaps innovative policies and service deliveries, addressing family needs holistically.