The CATALYZE program supports social ventures scale with impact and revenue through student engagement and mentorship.
Experiential learning for social ventures and students
Knowledge Translation Industry Liaison
Licensing and negotiation
IP protection strategy
Grant support, letters of support
Skill and talent development
Enterprise development (workshops, seminars, and initiatives)
Supporting social innovation across UCalgary's community through engagement with:
UCalgary's Knowledge Engagement
Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking
MRU Changemakers Studio
Trico Charitable Foundation
Trico Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Calgary Counselling Centre
Social Impact Lab
Introduction to Social Innovation and Enterprise
An introduction to key concepts and actors in the dynamic field of social innovation and social enterprise.
Best Practices for Measuring Social Impact
Learn more about national and international best practices for measuring social impact for social enterprise and investing portfolios.
Demystifying UCalgary's Social Innovation Ecosystem
Learn about key players, events, courses, and access points for social innovation on campus and how you can get involved.
Investment Readiness Program - Practical Application Tips
Informational session on the Investment Readiness Program. Insights and guidance on what makes a strong application.
Legal 101: Venture Creation
An introduction to key legal and business requirments while providing practical strategies to structure your venture for success.
Habits for Resilient Changemakers
Learn how to create new habits that build your resiliency and expand your confidence in your journey of changemaking.
How to implement an impact measurement framework within your social enterprise. An introduction to popular frameworks to support your journey.
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.