Upcoming events


geekStarter hostS several events and practical workshops each year to assist our teams in building real life-tangible skills to apply to their projects.

aGEM Competition

21 - 22 Sept, 2019

At the aGem competition, MindFuel's geekStarter collegiate and high-school teams come together to present their projects to a panel of judges, receive feedback and gain new ideas and connections for a successful project experience.


geekStarter Collegiate Onboarding

The geekStarter High School Jamboree, is an opportunity for the 2018-2019 high school teams to come together to present their projects, receive feedback from a panel of experienced judges, and compete for special prize and awards.


Robotics and Automation workshop – Edmonton

Hosted by the geekStarter program at MindFuel, this workshop will bring together teams working on automation and robotics projects for a day of engaging skill building activities and practical tips and insights from experienced mentors and subject matter experts.

Start Up Awards – Application Awards

Teams who attended and participated in the geekStarter Start Up Workshop in November are eligible for an award of up to $2500. Two awards available for each stream, high school and collegiate.

High School Jamboree

The geekStarter High School Jamboree, is an opportunity for the 2018-2019 high school teams to come together to present their projects, receive feedback from a panel of experienced judges, and compete for special prize and awards.



iGEM Workshop

The 2019 geekStarter iGEM workshop will bring together high-school and university synthetic biology and iGEM teams from across Alberta to learn and connect with experienced mentors, improve their projects, gain insights and explore new collaborations.



I was able to learn more about STEM and entrepreneurialism than I had known before and that increased my interest and made me more curious to explore these subjectsFatima Buland, gr 9, Ted Harrison School, Calgary.