Technology Management Highlights (June)

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.


Small Molecule Inhibitors of Polynucleotide Kinase/Phosphatase, Poly(ADP-RIBOSE) Polymerase and Uses Thereof
U.S. Patent No. 9,040,551, issued May 26th 2015

This patent covers new inhibitors of polynucelotide kinase/phosphatase (PNKP), a DNA repair enzyme and emerging […]

Methods for “Deviceless” Tissue Transplant

Cellular transplantation is an attractive and growing field in medicine, specifically for management of type 1 diabetes in patients with unstable blood sugar control. Strategies for subcutaneous transplantation of islets that rely on biomaterials often fail because of foreign-body and inflammatory reaction— a complex, dynamic process that can persist for the lifetime of the implant.

Researchers […]

Press Release: Dave Hancock and Kristina Williams Appointed to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors

Edmonton, AB – June 23, 2015 – TEC Edmonton is pleased to announce the appointment of two most distinguished Albertans, Dave Hancock and Kristina Williams, to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors.

Through his 18 years as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and as a cabinet minister, former Alberta Premier Dave Hancock never ceased […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|TEC Company News|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton and clients in the news – Global Edmonton, Globe and Mail, BIOTECanada Insights Magazine, Edmonton Sun and YouTube

TEC Edmonton clients and TEC Edmonton itself have been much in the news of late.

Global Edmonton’s GameChangers, a monthly TV feature on Edmonton, Alberta, Canada entrepreneurs developed and hosted by Global Edmonton personality Shaye Ganam, has since March 2015 highlighted three TEC Edmonton clients and/or TEC VenturePrize business competition winners. The bold Edmonton-based entrepreneurs behind […]

Fish on a Chip

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) detects numerical and/or structural changes in chromosomes that occur in many types of genetic diseases, including cancer. The test involves permeabilizing cells, adding fluorescent tagged probes that attach to specific chromosomes and visualization of the probe-annealed chromosomes. Results are interpreted either by visual inspection and fluorescence microscopy, or a proprietary […]

“The TEC Edmonton way” explained at the 2015 National Business Incubation Association conference

At the 29th National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) international conference in Denver, Colorado TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb took part in a panel entitled “Best University Business Incubator Practices.”

The panelists represented those university-associated business incubators/accelerators considered by the University Business Incubator (UBI) Index to be among the best the world.

TEC Edmonton, based in Edmonton, Alberta, […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Partnerships, TEC Programs|0 Comments