Celebrate Innovation Week with UCalgary

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by Canadian Innovation Space
Nov 12, 2020

Innovation is embedded in UCalgary’s DNA. It’s how they approach education and research. It’s why they are leaders in the innovation ecosystem — driving invention to benefit Calgary and accelerate innovation around the world.

November 16-20 is Innovation Week YYC, hosted by Startup Calgary, Canadian Innovation Week, hosted by the Rideau Hall Foundation and Global Entrepreneurship Week. Join UCalgary to explore out-of-the-box topics at a variety of online events throughout the week. Discover UCalgary’s events and information videos here.

4 Steps to Starting and Succeeding as a New Entrepreneur

    • This webinar will show you how to confidently start taking action in your business and help you prepare for your transition into entrepreneurship. 
    • Hosted by UCalgary
    • Date & Time:   16, 2020; 12 – 1 p.m. MT

Habits for Resilient Changemakers

    • This interactive, hands-on session will give participants the opportunity to gain a new perspective on how to create new habits that build your resiliency as an entrepreneur and expand your confidence in your journey of changemaking.
    • Hosted by Innovate Calgary. 
    • Date & Time: Tue, November 17, 2020; 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Corporate Innovation Day

    • The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Global Business Futures Initiative and Executive Education are hosting five online events for those interested in fostering corporate innovation within their organizations.
    • Hosted by UCalgary
    • Date & Time:Tuesday, November 17th, 2020; 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. MT 

The Drug Repurposing Hub – Resources for Drug Repurposing

    • Corsello will discuss the Drug Repruposing Hub, an open-access repository of more than 6000 compounds, many of which have been FDA approved, and his experience strategizing candidates for drug repurposing for cancer therapeutics.
    • Hosted by Innovate Calgary.
    • Date & Time:Tue, November 17, 2020;  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST 

Navigating Clinical Trials – IMPACT

      • Learn about the IMPACT clinical trial accelerator program and how it assists new ventures in navigating the complex process of planning for, setting up, and executing a clinical trial for a new medical device or drug.
      • Hosted by Innovate Calgary.
      • Date & Time: Wed, November 18, 2020; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Innovating energy for Alberta’s future

    • Join sustainable energy experts from UCalgary and Shell Canada to explore the innovative technologies fuelling change in Alberta’s energy system.
    • Hosted by UCalgary
    • Date & Time: Thursday, Nov. 19; 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.MT

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