“Entrepreneurship is alive and well in Alberta:” TEC Edmonton takes on the Startup Canada Awards

What happens when you put dozens of entrepreneurs in a room with local business leaders and incubators, add a radio personality, and throw in some awards? An inspiring and entertaining evening celebrating the spirit of Canadian entrepreneurship. This was the first time the Startup Canada Awards for the Prairie Region came to Edmonton, where the […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solar Powered Oxygen Delivery

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Researchers at the University of Alberta and Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda have developed a novel system to deliver oxygen in remote and resourcelimited hospitals that have minimal access to oxygen cylinders or an electric power supply. A pilot system has been tested and implemented in hospitals in Uganda for treating children under the age […]

Innovation Makes Sense Celebrates UAlberta Researchers

We know that in the last five years, TEC Edmonton has helped form 22 spinoff companies form, bringing their innovations one step closer to commercialization. But how much do we know about where these innovations start? TEC Edmonton’s annual Innovation Makes Sense event celebrates where innovations originate, which is the researchers from the University of […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Innovation Community, Technology Management|0 Comments

TEC Client recognized by Leaders of Canada and China

 

Not very many people can say they’ve gotten a shoutout from the leader of their country. A TEC Edmonton client, the Canada Learning Initiative in China, was recently recognized by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a joint statement between Canada and the People’s Republic of China as a result of Premier Li Keqiang’s official visit […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Falling Walls at the University of Alberta

What do vertical farming, affordable prosthetics, hip dysplasia diagnostics, and cancer killing viruses have in common? All were the subject of student and company presentations at the third annual University of Alberta Falling Walls, hosted by the Office of the Vice President (Research) and TEC Edmonton.

On Thursday, September 29, the University of Alberta’s TELUS Centre […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments