Alberta Entrepreneurs Take Home Top Prizes at the 2016 VenturePrize Awards

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, there was tremendous energy at the 14th annual TEC VenturePrize Awards.

Hosted by TEC Edmonton, the awards evening celebrates, recognizes and encourages innovative, made-in-Alberta early-stage companies.

This year’s TEC VenturePrize Awards represents Alberta’s ever-maturing  innovation “ecosystem” to which all the players –  entrepreneurs, investors, inventors, volunteers, funders, governments, private companies, public companies, […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Venture Prize|0 Comments

Alberta Entrepreneurs Take Home Top Prizes at the 2016 TEC VenturePrize Awards

EDMONTON, AB–(Marketwired – April 22, 2016) – Close to 400 members of Alberta’s business innovation ecosystem came together on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the TEC VenturePrize Awards. Now in its 14th year, the celebration honors and rewards Alberta’s most promising early-stage high-tech companies.

Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous, present at the awards, stressed […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Venture Prize|0 Comments

VenturePrize: The Class of 2015

This week, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12 early-stage Alberta companies will compete in four TEC VenturePrize business plan award catagories, in the Fast Growth, TELUS ICT, DynaLIFE Dx Health and Alberta Innovates Student categories.

All 12 will have benefited from the mentoring, educational and networking components of VenturePrize.

Four will walk out with cash and in-kind […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Innovation Community, Venture Prize|0 Comments

Drug Administration Modeler




In the past pharmacokinetic principles were taught by a combination of lectures and hands-on experiments.  Drugs were administered to laboratory animals or to student volunteers, then blood or urine samples were collected and analyzed over a specified time period.  With progressing ethical standards the use of animals or student volunteers for the purpose of pharmacological […]

Alberta Innovates Student and TELUS ICT Finalists Named for 2016 TEC VenturePrize Business Competition

The 2016 TEC VenturePrize business plan competition is just around the corner. Alberta’s leading innovative business awards take place in Edmonton’s Westin Hotel Ballroom on Thursday, April 21, beginning with networking and reception-style food stations at 4:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event are still available at $78.75 each or $52.50 for students.

Three Alberta-based entrepreneurs have now […]

By |April 12th, 2016|Venture Prize|0 Comments

Introducing TEC TV

Practical, impactful, immediately implemental business advice.

That’s what TEC TV, a series of fun and fast education videos, aims to do.

Presented by TEC Edmonton, Edmonton’s leading innovative business incubator and accelerator, each four-to-five minute video is an online tool for entrepreneurs to tap into TEC Edmonton’s business advisory expertise. A new video will be added every two […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Innovation Community|0 Comments

Technology Highlights – April 2016

Single-camera 3D image reconstruction

Computer vision has become popular for observing remote environments, whether monitoring undersea habitats, or inspecting industrial equipment.  Recovering 3D geometry of a scene using 2D images requires special camera calibration.

University of Alberta researchers have developed a new technology to calibrate and reconstruct underwater 3D images using a single camera, exploiting the triple […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Technology Management|0 Comments

RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., the University of Alberta and the University of Florida Provide Update on Collaborative Research Activities

Use of Ampakines as a Novel Therapy for Overcoming Central Respiratory Depression

Glen Rock, N.J., April 1, 2016/Globe Newswire – RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: RSPI) (“RespireRx” or the “Company”), a leader in the development of medicines for respiratory disorders, including sleep apneas and drug-induced respiratory depression, is providing an update on the Company’s collaborative research and […]

By |April 1st, 2016|TEC Clients, Technology Management|0 Comments