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Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:41am

Faculty Resources and Opportunities

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:16pm

Research in entrepreneurship and innovative fields is crucial for entrepreneurial thinking. The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is proud to support University of Calgary faculty in these areas through a variety of programs and initiatives.

Haskayne Faculty Advancement Fund

The Faculty Advancement Fund has been developed to support faculty at the Haskayne School of Business in professional or academic development or to enhance the student experience through faculty engagement in activities relating to entrepreneurship and innovation.

Eligible activities may include, but are not limited to: support for academic or professional conferences, professional training courses, memberships in professional associations, travel support for faculty attendance at student competitions or related activities, or activities/programs/software that enhance the student experience in the classroom.

For more information on the Faculty Advancement Fund, click here.

Haskayne Strategic Research Grant

The Hunter Centre Strategic Research Grant is for full-time faculty and instructors on continuing appointments in the Haskayne School of Business who are engaged in research related to entrepreneurship and innovation.

For more information on the Strategic Research Grant, click here.

Innovator’s Toolkit Program Grant

The Innovator’s Toolkit Program Grant is a perfect way for University of Calgary faculty and post-doctoral students to take their idea to the next level.  The Hunter Centre will provide you with full funding to attend the Innovator’s Toolkit clinic at Innovate Calgary. Learn about everything from financing options to how to uncover your market!

The Innovator’s Toolkit Program is offered three times/year, in the Fall, Winter and Spring.

For more information on the Innovator’s Toolkit Program Grant, click here.

Peak Scholars

The University of Calgary Peak Scholars in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Knowledge Engagement is a community of scholars whose academic work in entrepreneurship, innovation, and knowledge engagement has made an impact.  The Office of the Vice-President Research manages and oversees the nomination and introduction processes for Peak Scholars. 

Peak Scholars are celebrated at the annual Peak Scholars Celebration event in November.

For more information on Peak Scholars, click here.

Learn about Entrepreneurial Thinking

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:11pm

The Haskayne School of Business and the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation support academic entrepreneurship programs for faculty across campus. In addition to entrepreneurship focused programs and courses, the Hunter Centre supports a number of co-curricular seminars and workshops to inspire faculty in various aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Skunkworks Collective

You are invited to be a part of a group of innovators come together to combine talent and ambition to talk about discovery, invention and innovation and what that looks like for our faculty.

The Skunkworks Cooperative serves as a connection point for students, staff, and faculty on the University of Calgary campus; we educate and promote cross-faculty events and initiatives surrounding innovation. 

Learn more...

Build your Business

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:14pm

Are you a University of Calgary entrepreneur wondering how to take your business concept and turn it into a viable business? Let us connect you with opportunities and resources that will support your businesses’ growth. 

Business Support

Team Hunter

Our extensive network of volunteers from the business community are here to help your business, organization or student club grow to the next level. Whether you need advising, introductions to the business community, or guest speakers; our Team Hunter program is here to help.

Request support from Team Hunter...

Resources for Entrepreneurs

Did you know there are dozens of organizations across Alberta dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs? Looking for some best practices to help you get started with your new venture? We're continuing to build on this webpage to provide you with valuable information to help you build your business,

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Pitch Competitions

Energy New Venture Competition (February 28, 2017)

A platform for advancing emerging energy technology companies and concepts to the next level. Teams will be competing for cash and in-kind prizes and have the opportunity to work with investment experts at Innovate Calgary through our strategic event alliance.

Learn more about the Energy New Venture Competition...

Other Entrepreneurship Competitions

Pitch competitions are a great way to get your business model in front of experiences entrepreneurs and investors who can help you take it to the next level. See what opportunities are available here.

See what's available here...

Get Involved

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:13pm

Looking to get involved in the innovation ecosystem outside of the Hunter Centre? Whether it’s sharing your knowledge with others, or connecting in with new people and experiences, we’ve got some great recommendations of ways for you to continue on your entrepreneurial journey.

Opportunities in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Events and Conferences in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

From networking events, to hackathons, to workshops; there are many opportunities to get involved in the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem. See what’s available in Calgary and beyond.

See what's available here...