Phyllis Clark, Tim Fell and Chris LaBossiere appointed to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors

Edmonton, AB – September 29, 2016 – TEC Edmonton announced today the appointment of three distinguished Albertans to its Board of Directors. Their leadership covers key areas of post-secondary education, finance, information and communications technology, and entrepreneurship.

As Vice-President (Finance and Administration) of the University of Alberta for more than 14 years, Phyllis Clark provides leadership […]

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TEC Health Accelerator Summit: Building an innovative healthcare ecosystem

On September 21, TEC Edmonton hosted the Health Accelerator Summit, the day before the 2016 Banff Venture Forum. It was a jam-packed day of events, with representatives from universities, government, and the private sector joining to watch a panel discussion, and a rapid-fire pitch competition from eight growing healthcare companies. The overarching theme of the […]

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Announcing TEC Global Connector

On September 20, TEC Edmonton announced the launch of the TEC Global Connector at the Doing Business in Latin America event, cohosted at the Shaw Conference Centre with Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

TEC Global Connector is supported by Western Economic Diversification and helps Albertan companies reach international markets. These companies are important to Alberta’s economic growth and […]

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Surgical Kinematic Capture System


The Surgical Kinematic Capture System is a new device that objectively assesses open surgery skills, and that supports open surgery training by providing real-time feedback to a trainee performing a surgical task.  The system records and combines data from hand and finger motions, position and pressure applied to surgical instruments, the surgeon’s gaze direction and […]

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Karen Wichuk Joins TEC Edmonton as Vice-President, Public Sector & Government Relations

September 19, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – TEC Edmonton welcomes Karen Wichuk as its new Vice-President of Public Sector and Government Relations. Karen brings over 14 years of experience with senior management roles in both the public and higher education sectors. Much of this time was spent at the University of Alberta, one of Canada’s top […]

By |September 19th, 2016|TEC Company News|0 Comments

Vivametrica first company accepted into T-Squared Accelerator Program

September 19, 2016 – Calgary, AB – Alberta-based health technology startup Vivametrica announced today its acceptance as the first startup into the T-Squared Accelerator, a new collaboration between TEC Edmonton and TELUS. Founded by clinicians and researchers, Vivametrica provides personalized health analytics information from wearable devices. It is at the leading edge of technology innovation […]

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Plasma Protein Biomarkers for Fabry Disease


Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered novel plasma protein biomarkers in Fabry patients which can be used to develop diagnostic kits for patients with ambiguous mutations or non-specific symptoms. In addition, these biomarkers can also be used as prognostic markers for Fabry disease. Another application of these novel biomarkers can be in better […]

Startup Canada Awards Prairie Region: Celebrating the winners

On September 2, Startup Canada announced the winners of the 2016 Startup Canada Awards for the Prairie Region. TEC Edmonton would like to congratulate all of this years winners, one of which is a TEC Edmonton client, and two of which are TEC Edmonton team members.

The Startup Canada Innovation Award was presented to Exciton Technologies […]

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Prevention of Abiotic Stress-Induced Yield Losses in Crops Through Manipulation of Phytohormonal Pathways


The Ozga/Reinecke lab at the University of Alberta has been working with pea as a model crop for 23 years.  The researchers have found that manipulating plant phytohormones (with hormone application or genetic engineering) to increase crop seed yield requires an understanding of the mechanisms plants use to set fruit and stimulate seed growth. […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Licensing Opportunities|0 Comments