Method to Improve Abrasion and Scratch Resistance in Polyurethane or Other Polymer Nanocomposites

Polyurethane coatings are protecting many different structures today, such as storage tanks, oil and gas pipeline, water and wastewater, bridges, ships, and other facilities. The products have been effective because of their outstanding life expectancy and performance such as resistance to aggressively corrosive environments, high abrasion resistance, fast application, low and cold temperature curing capability […]

Lorne Babiuk Named a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

TEC Edmonton congratulates its board chair and University of Alberta Vice President (Research) Lorne Babiuk on being named a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Election to NAI Fellow status is one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|University of Alberta|0 Comments

Technology Management Highlights (December)

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.


Microelectrode technologies for neural interfaces
University of Alberta researcher: Dr. Anastasia Elias (Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering), Dr. Vivian Mushahwar (Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Faculty […]

By |December 5th, 2015|TEC Clients, Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Press Release: Tom Fath Named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year

Edmonton, AB – December 4, 2015 – TEC Edmonton is pleased to announce that its nominee Tom Fath has been named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year.

As president of The Fath Group – with six companies under its umbrella, including O’Hanlon Paving – Tom has been an entrepreneur, risk-taker and innovator most of […]

TEC Edmonton Ranked 16th Best University Business Incubator in the World

The University of Alberta’s business incubator is the 16th best in the world, according to the latest global ranking by the University Business Incubator Index.

TEC Edmonton, a joint venture of the U of A and the City of Edmonton (through Edmonton Economic Development), also ranked fourth in North America and third in Canada in 2015.

The […]