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Innovation Fair: Emerging Technology for Clean Energy Solutions

  • Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking 402 Collegiate Blvd NW Calgary, Alberta (map)

This event is hosted by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking.

The Schulich School of Engineering Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering’s CREATE ME2 team in collaboration with the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking are hosting an Innovation Fair: Emerging Technology for Clean Energy Solutions on August 30th, 2019 at the Hunter Hub from 9:30 am to 4 pm.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn about clean energy innovations emerging from the University of Calgary’s students and researchers.

Pitches will range from energy storage, fuel cells, fuel synthesis (e.g. CO2 electrolysis) applications, to technologies for environmental remediation, enhancing the sustainability of conventional energy resources among other clean energy solutions.

Alongside the pitch competition – speakers from the University of Calgary, University of Waterloo and Alberta Innovates will share their expertise and resources to support innovation in Canada’s sustainable energy sectors.

Attendees can expect to connect with leading researchers and innovators reshaping energy sectors across Canada and inventing solutions that are crucial for our environmental health and survival of future generations.

Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are welcome to attend.

Registration is required.


09:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Registration & Coffee

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM: Opening Remarks & The Collaboration between the University of Calgary and the University of Waterloo, Dr. Jeff Gostick Associate Professor & CREATE ME2 PI Department of Chemical Engineering University of Waterloo

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM: Introduction - A Message to Inventors, Dr. Viola Birss, Professor – Chemistry & CREATE ME2 PI, Tier 1 CRC (Fuel Cells and Related Clean Energy Systems) Director, Calgary Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Research Technologies (CAESR-Tech), University of Calgary

10:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University, Dr. Stephen Larter, Associate Vice-President, University of Calgary

11:10 AM – 11:40 AM: Alberta Innovates Role in Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Alberta Context, Alberta Innovates

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM: NSERC CREATE ME2 Program & Innovation, Professor & Associate Head - Research CREATE ME2 Program Director, University of Calgary

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Networking & Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Researchers will showcase their latest sustainable energy technology.

Earlier Event: August 28
Startup Drinks & Pitches
Later Event: September 4
Lunch Without Lunch Calgary