Automatic Measurement of Melanoma Breslow Depth


Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a method for rapid and accurate measurement of the melanoma Depth-of-Invasion (DoI), also known as Breslow Depth, from MART1 stained skin histopathological images. This method measures the melanoma DoI based on an accurate detection of melanoma regions and skin granular layer by using image color features and […]

Delta Genomics: Pulling research off the shelf

In the competitive world of agriculture, it’s becoming increasingly important for farmers to be able to make educated decisions when purchasing livestock. That’s where Delta Genomics comes in – the company provides innovative genomic testing for both the livestock industry and researchers. Today “Genomics” is used to evaluate the potential value of an animal for […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|TEC Clients|0 Comments

Selenium thinks big with facility expansion

When Selene Yuen wanted to scale up her business with a bigger space, she got what she wished for. Selenium, a local Edmonton fabricator of kitchens, cabinetry, and millwork, has recently upgraded from a 5,000 square foot shop to a 21,000 square foot facility, thanks in part to a partnership with TEC Edmonton.

The company, founded […]

By |March 15th, 2017|TEC Clients, Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Women’s Day: Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In honour of International Women’s Day, we recognize the important contributions women make to Canada’s technology and innovation space as well as seek to understand how to better serve the women currently occupying the space.

This report from Carleton University outlines how contributions from women to Canada’s innovation space can benefit the nation, and how to […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Biodegradable Protein Based Tailings Flocculant

A by-product of bitumen extraction, mature fine tailings (MFT) are a mixture of fine solid clay, mineral particles and suspended hydrocarbons. MFT stable dispersion can last for decades and it is estimated that 800 million m3 are formed per year in Alberta. As of July 2012, the Energy Resource Conservation Board Directive 74 mandates that […]