What's happening?

There’s always something happening at the Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Whether we’re hosting a training workshop or promoting an entrepreneurship series from one of our RINSA partners, there’s an opportunity for anyone interested in applied research to gain more skills, knowledge and understanding.


 

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Our Aquaculture Centre of Excellence researchers have recently published the article, "Integration of Biochar Filtration into Aquaponics: Effects on Particle Size Distribution and Turbidity Removal" in the February 2020 issue of Agricultural Water Management.

 


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The next ACC meeting will occur on Monday, September 23, 2019 in CE1305

The deadline for the submission of NEW protocol applications to the ACC Coordinator is: Thursday, March 5th. For new teaching protocols, a Pedagogical Merit Assessment Form must be included and for ALL new protocol applications, an Evidence of Skills and Training Form is required.

The deadline for the submission of protocol RENEWALS to the ACC Coordinator is: Thursday, February 20th.

 For more information and application forms, please visit the ACC page.


 

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Entrepreneurship series

In collaboration with our RINSA partners, we offer several different programs for entrepreneurs in southern Alberta. These programs are open to everyone. If you would like more information on any of these programs, contact us.

Three Day Startup (3DS)

Three Day Startup was designed with two specific goals in mind:

  • build entrepreneurial capabilities
  • kick-start new entrepreneurs to run companies

Over the course of three days, you’ll learn entrepreneurial skills in an extremely hands-on environment.

Discover Series

In this applied program, you’ll learn how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. You’ll be expected to:

  • deliver a 60-second pitch
  • conduct customer interviews
  • share the results with peers and advisors at each session
  • mold your business model on a weekly basis
Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge

Do you have a sustainable, high-growth business idea? Take it to the next level in the Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge (CEC). Open to individuals and teams, CEC is a business plan writing competition that is designed and targeted towards new and existing businesses.

Validate Series

Leveraging your knowledge about customer and market needs, you’ll build a simple minimum viable product for your start-up in the Validate Series. Your product will then be validated with real target customers, providing you with raw data to help improve your idea.

Rocket Builders: Go-to-Market Program

The Go-to-Market Program is a must for technology companies. The program helps maximize successful execution in market entry, product launch and revenue growth by addressing marketplace challenges and focusing on strategy and implementation. Over an intensive four months, the curriculum is delivered through:

  • five bi-weekly half-day sessions
  • weekly webinars
  • weekly homework assignments

 


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