The following technologies have been assessed and reviewed by our expert team and are currently available for licensing or sponsored research.

Best practice programs to support early-phase startups from idea to revenue.

  • Programs / Workshops
    • Junction 31

      Junction 31

      Applications for Cohort 1 are now closed 

      Build a healthy foundation with CTI's international 8-week program for pre-seed startups. 

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    • Discover

      Discover

      Registration for fall 2018 now open

      Understanding customer behaviour is essential to your startup success. This applied program teaches how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. 

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    • Validate

      Validate

      Registration for winter 2018 coming soon

      This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business. 

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    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales Tools

      321 Growth Academy: Sales Tools

      Registration TBA

      An intensive two-day course to kickstart the creation of killer sales tools that will help you level up your sales.

    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales 101

      321 Growth Academy: Sales 101

      Registration now open

      A full-day crash-course in B2B sales for business and technical founders and execs.

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    • 321 Growth Academy: Lean Sales

      321 Growth Academy: Lean Sales

      Registration now open

      This program includes eight half day sessions plus a one-on-one coaching session. 

       

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    • 321 Growth Academy: Marketing 101

      321 Growth Academy: Marketing 101

      Registration now open

      Marketing 101 is a full-day crash course in B2B marketing for business and technical founders. You’ll learn how to create an effective marketing capacity in your company, assess where you’re at, and develop an action plan to get you from here to there.

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    • 321 Growth Academy: Growth Marketing

      321 Growth Academy: Growth Marketing

      Registration now open

      An eight-week course for Startup Founders, Executives and Marketing Leaders to take a “learning by doing” approach to marketing impact. It’s all about assessing your market and current marketing, learning new marketing ideas and approaches and putting them into action by working on real-world marketing challenges facing your company. The outcome? A more focused and impactful return on your marketing investment and marketing that drives revenue for your business.

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    Programs / Workshops

  • Accelerator Programs
    • Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica bridges the gap between the energy industry and energy technology developers/companies. We help to validate and curate energy startups making it easier for industry adoption or acquisition.

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    • TELUS Accelerator Program

      TELUS Accelerator Program

      An eight-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize. 

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    • RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      Applications are closed

      The RBC SEA #2 is a six-month program designed to accelerate startups whose mission is to create social impact while ensuring that profitability is core to their business model. This is a competitive program open to six startups, specifically those with a focus on health and nutrition, persons with disabilities, youth, education, new arrivals, the environment and affordable housing.

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    Accelerator Programs

  • Services
    • CEO Roundtable

      CEO Roundtable

      A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The goal of the roundtables are to provide "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhance accountability and accelerate actions/decisions. 

      "This roundtable has transformed our company, period. There are not enough good things I can say about this group. Even banks recognize its significance toward the foundation for a strong company." - Jeremy Bridge

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    • Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      The Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) is a volunteer organization that provides objective, conflict-free guidance to entrepreneurs in southern Alberta. Each entrepreneur is matched with a team of mentors, which gives a more in-depth experience than traditional one-on-one relationships.

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    • Startup Visa

      Startup Visa

      Canada's Startup Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada that will support innovation and job creation. 

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    • Funding Support

      Funding Support

      Prepare your approach to venture financing through performing a "12 Point Business Assessment".

      Having a plan to fund your business from many sources, which may include equity investors, is just as important as your business plan.

      Apply
    • Intellectual Property

      Intellectual Property

      Questions about intellectual property? Want to learn more? Connect with our partners at Innovate Calgary. 

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    Services

INNOVATION EVERYWHERE

Calgary Technologies Inc. (CTI) accelerates the impact of innovation-driven ventures by providing access to space, programs, mentorship and capital. From first-time entrepreneurs to established enterprises, CTI advisors, coaches and partners are there to help at each stage of your business.

Learn more about our new corporate structure here

 

  • Our Shareholders

    University of Calgary



    The University of Calgary is a publicly funded research-intensive university founded in 1966, with 14 faculties offering more than 250 academic programs, and more than 50 research institutes and centres.  As one of Canada’s top comprehensive research universities, UCalgary combines the best of university tradition with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. 

    www.ucalgary.ca

     
    Calgary Chamber



    Led by a team of volunteers and full-time staff, the Chamber provides a forum for debate on critical issues, an innovative public policy solution provider and a destination for networking with other members of the Calgary business community.

    The Chamber seeks to link the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of Calgarians to provide constructive solutions to critical policy issues and influence decisions at all levels of government. From networking events, to advertising and sponsorship opportunities, to professional development at our many Chamber events - the Chamber is the leading business organization in Calgary.

    www.calgarychamber.com


    City of Calgary



    The Corporation of The City of Calgary is designated by the Province of Alberta through the Municipal Government Act as the official administrative body for Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    The City of Calgary delivers more than 500 lines of business, from road design and transit planning to dog licensing, enforcement, environmental protection and staffing and running public recreational facilities.

    www.calgary.ca

  • Board of Directors

    • Evan Hu, Board Chair
      Adjunct Professor, Mount Royal University Bissett School of Business
      Biography

    • Heather Herring
      Principal, Makeitso Inc.
      Biography

    • Dr. Edward McCauley
      Vice President (Research), University of Calgary
      Biography

    • John Reynolds
      Associate Vice President Research, University of Calgary
      Biography

    • Brad Zumwalt
      Partner, Zinc Ventures
      Biography

    • Gord Follett
      Vice President of Finance, Bridgewater Bank
      Biography

    • Linda Dalgetty
      Vice President, Finance & Services, University of Calgary
      Biography

    • Ray DePaul
      Director, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mount Royal University
      Biography

    • Jim Dewald
      Dean, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
      Biography

    • Alex Zahavich
      Vice-president, Corporate Development and Applied Research, SAIT Polytechnic
      Biography

    • Dan Furst
      Legal Counsel, Suncor Energy

    • Sujatha Kamma 
      Program Director, Alberta Health Services
      Biography

     

  • Our Publications

    All publications here were created as Innovate Calgary, prior to our new corporate structure. Learn more about the seperation of Innovate Calgary and CTI here

  • Careers

    • Career Opportunities

    CTI supports innovation-driven entrepreneurs and enterprises focused on business growth by providing access to space, programs, capital, advisors and mentorship, thought leadership and our network. We provide a unique environment for employees by combining a flexible work environment with great exposure to the breadth of Alberta's growing innovation sector.

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