More Funding to Support Alberta’s Entrepreneurs

At TEC, one of our most central philosophies has always been “entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs,” meaning, our in-house experts help innovators and entrepreneurs grow their companies by drawing from a wealth of real-world experience.

This is why we’re thrilled that the Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Program recently announced $1.5 million in funding to support increased program offerings from […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Innovation Community, TEC Innovation District|0 Comments

Novel Method for Purification of Short Insoluble Elastin-Like Polypeptides


Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a novel process to purify very hydrophobic elastin-like polypeptides (ELP). The method enables the expression and purification of ELPs that are poorly expressed and/or have very low transition temperatures. It uses denaturing metal affinity chromatography to recover ELPs from insoluble cell debris and pre-concentrate the target peptides […]

Rehabtronics: State of the art therapy for everyone

Injuries that interfere with an individual’s quality of life, such as stroke, introduce numerous challenges in the road to recovery. Through its line of technology-based rehabilitation products, Rehabtronics is making recovery a little bit easier.

A longtime TEC Centre tenant, Rehabtronics was originally born out of Professor Arthur Prochazka’s lab at the University of Alberta, focusing […]

By |July 19th, 2017|TEC Tenants, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Business incubators land $1.5 million to help entrepreneurs

Business incubators land $1.5 million to help entrepreneurs More…

By |July 18th, 2017|Front Page News|0 Comments

iSmartways: Making smart transportation smarter


Imagine a world in which vehicles, public transit, and traffic infrastructure communicated with one another to reduce congestion and seamlessly control the flow of traffic. It sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but one company with a close connection to a research lab at the University of Alberta is making it a reality.

iSmartways […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Innovation Community|0 Comments