Snap Projections: Planning for the future in the blink of an eye

When Pawel Brzeminski came to Canada via Poland 15 years ago, one of the first things he noticed was a difference in how people in North America managed their money: he noted that people had more of it, but they didn’t seem to know how to plan for the future effectively.

What began as a culture […]

By |November 30th, 2016|TEC Tenants|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton’s Randy Yatscoff wins Startup Canada National Lifetime Achievement award

Adam Chowaniec Award recognizes outstanding impact and legacy in Canadian Entrepreneurship
Edmonton, AB (November 30, 2016) – TEC Edmonton announced today that Dr. Randy Yatscoff, Executive Vice-President of Business Development, has been awarded the National Startup Canada Adam Chowaniec Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, only one of which is presented at the national level, recognizes an […]

By |November 30th, 2016|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Semiautomatic Segmentation of Nasal Cavity from Cone Beam CT Images

 

 
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We have developed a method for the rapid and highly accurate rendering of 3D models of the upper airways from 3D Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) scans.  Our method consists in one-time manual selection of seed points in a CBCT slice of the upper airway, with automatic repopulation of seed points in following slices, and […]

Insights from the Canadian Science Policy Conference

 

On November 8, TEC Edmonton hosted a panel at the 8th annual Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa entitled, “Fertile Ground: How incubators and accelerators drive innovation.” Moderated by TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb, the pan-Canadian panelists represented research-intensive universities, incubators and accelerators, and spinoff companies. The panel focused on the increasingly critical role that […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Point of Care Diagnostic for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

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University of Alberta researchers are developing a novel non-invasive diagnostic test for acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI). AMI has a high morbidity and mortality rate (60-80%), due significantly to failure of timely diagnosis.

Currently there is no blood, urine or radiological test that provides a definitive AMI diagnosis or predicts successful surgical resolution. Conventional biochemical markers of […]

TEC Edmonton launches 15th anniversary of VenturePrize business plan competition

Edmonton, AB (November 16, 2016) TEC Edmonton announced today that its annual VenturePrize competition is now open. This year marks the 15th anniversary of VenturePrize, Alberta’s premier business plan competition. TEC Edmonton invites companies province-wide to submit business plans in Health, Fast Growth, Student, and Information & Communications Technology streams.

“This is a very exciting year […]

By |November 16th, 2016|TEC Company News|0 Comments

Where are they now? TVCom

This month, we’re checking in with past VenturePrize winners to see how their companies have changed since winning grand prizes in the Student, Fast Growth, Health and TELUS ICT streams. This week, we spoke to Hammad Jutt of TVCom (formerly known as Covet), winner of the 2016 TELUS ICT Stream.

Imagine you’re watching your favourite TV […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where are they now? MagnetTx

This month, we’re checking in with past VenturePrize winners to see how their companies have changed since winning the grand prize in the Student, Fast Growth, Health and TELUS ICT streams. This week, we spoke to Brad Murray, President and Dr. Gino Fallone, CEO of MagnetTx Oncology Solutions, winner of the 2016 DynaLife Dx Health […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Distortionless UWB Antenna

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Ultra wideband (UWB) radio technology requires low power, offers high bandwidth efficiency, and is difficult to detect in covert applications compared to narrowband. It is used in radar imaging applications such as through-wall imaging, in internal medical diagnostics, environmental and weather monitoring, and security-related target tracking. Current UWB technologies rely on antennas that significantly distort […]

Where are they now? Ceres Solutions Ltd.

This month, we’re checking in with past VenturePrize winners to see how their companies have changed since winning the grand prize in the Student, Fast Growth, Health and TELUS ICT streams. This week, we spoke to Alex Villeneuve, founder of Ceres Solutions Ltd. and winner of the 2016 Student stream.

Alex Villeneuve doesn’t mince any words […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments