University of Alberta Health Accelerator at TEC Edmonton


The University of Alberta Health Accelerator at TEC Edmonton supports and inspires professional, entrepreneurial and commercial activities within the health sciences.

The UAlberta Health Accelerator has two streams:

  1. Primary Investigator / Researcher stream

    Focuses on identifying and advancing early-stage commercial opportunities derived from UAlberta health-science research and discovery programs.

  2. Trainee stream
    Provides professional development to UAlberta  graduate and postgraduate learners, in business, innovation and entrepreneurship using course-based and experiential learning.

The UAlberta Health Accelerator delivers mentoring, targeted programming, and access to world-class laboratory, office and collaboration space located at TEC Edmonton in Edmonton’s innovation corridor.

The UAlberta Health Accelerator will develop a new cohort of faculty entrepreneurs and business-minded trainees. Equipped with knowledge and skills, they will create new health technologies that will improve and save lives around the world.