Meet your 2015 TEC VenturePrize Fast Growth Competition finalists! Alieo Games, Pogo Car Share and Sensassure

TEC Edmonton is delighted to announce the top 3 finalists in its VenturePrize business plan competition (Fast Growth category): Alieo Games, Pogo Car Share and Sensassure.

Now in its 13th year, TEC VenturePrize is an annual business plan competition for early stage Alberta technology entrepreneurs.

For over a decade, VenturePrize participants have shown proven success, making VenturePrize […]

By |March 25th, 2015|Venture Prize|0 Comments

Enrichment of Oils with Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

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Biologists have laboured for years to engineer various organisms for the genetic enrichment of oils with high levels of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, because of the significant commercial interest for food and non-food applications. However, these attempts have not produced desired results. Often the omega-3 level is lower than expected and the produced […]

Technology Management Highlights

TEC Edmonton’s Technology Management team offers expert advice on intellectual property matters which often lead to new patents, licensing agreements and company spin-offs.

New Patents

Bacterial Endotoxin for the Prevention of Metabolic Disorders and Bacterial Infections
Researcher: Dr. Burim Ametaj

On December 30, 2014, Dr. Burim Ametaj of the University of Alberta’s Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science received […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Introducing the Kinetica Energy Technology Accelerator to Northern Alberta

With support from TEC Edmonton, our Calgary counterpoint Innovate Calgary introduced its provincial-wide Kinetica Energy Technology Accelerator to Northern Alberta on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the University of Alberta.

TEC Edmonton and Innovate Calgary have embarked on a unique partnership. With funding from the federal government’s Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), the two city-based […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Innovation Community, Partnerships|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton Announces Partnership to Accelerate Growth of Alberta’s Biotech Sector with Janssen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Medical Products

March 10, 2015 – Edmonton, AB – Business incubator TEC Edmonton has announced a strategic partnership with Janssen Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, along with Johnson & Johnson Medical Products. The partnership will introduce new opportunities for Alberta health care professionals, researchers and patients thanks to the TEC Health […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Partnerships, TEC Company News|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton mourns the passing of Dr. Cy Frank

The staff of TED Edmonton joins so many in Alberta’s innovation and academic communities in mourning the sudden passing of Dr. Cy Frank, CEO of Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS).

“We at TEC Edmonton are feeling incredibly saddened by the news of Dr. Cy Frank’s passing on March 5,” says TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb.

“Cy was […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Innovation Community|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton and its clients are in the news

TEC Edmonton, our clients and TEC Centre tenants have been in the news of late.
Global Edmonton Jan. 21, 2015

An invention to help care for wounds
Caring for wounds costs the Canadian health care system $3.9 billion a year. TEC Centre tenant Exciton has a solution that’s helping people around the world. Global’s health reporter Su-Ling Goh […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|TEC Clients|0 Comments

TEC Client NanoSpeed Partners with DiaSys Diagnostics Systems

NanoSpeed Announces Global Distribution Partnership with DiaSys Diagnostics Systems for Test4D™
Edmonton, Alberta — (March 2, 2015) – NanoSpeed Diagnostics, Inc. (“NanoSpeed”) is pleased to announce an expansion of their exclusive distribution agreement with global diagnostics and instrumentation distributor, DiaSys Diagnostics Systems GmbH (“DiaSys”), to market their 25-OH Vitamin D deficiency test kit.  Under the broadened […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|TEC Clients|0 Comments