New lab brings fledgling health tech companies together in shared space

New lab brings fledgling health tech companies together in shared space More…

By |October 31st, 2018|Front Page News|0 Comments

$2.3-million space opens in downtown Edmonton for U of A spinoff health companies

$2.3-million space opens in downtown Edmonton for U of A spinoff health companies More…

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Train-Triggered Alert System for Conditioning and Warning Wildlife

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Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a novel, inexpensive, and compact system to alert wildlife to approaching trains, increasing the time available to avoid a collision.

Rail-caused mortality of wildlife is increasing with the footprint of railways and the speed of trains around the world, often occurring in protected areas with adjacent wildlife habitat […]

Health Accelerators Enhance City’s Innovation Corridor at TEC Edmonton

University of Alberta & Merck accelerators launch at TEC Centre Labs
Edmonton, AB (October 26, 2018) – Today marks the official opening of TEC Centre Labs and the launch of two accelerators programs: the Merck Invention Accelerator and the University of Alberta (UAlberta) Health Accelerator. With a goal to save and improve lives around the world, dozens […]

By |October 26th, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Topical Therapy for Melanoma

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Dr. Afsaneh Lavasanifar and collaborators have developed a PCBCL–b-PEG-b-PCBCL (PolyGelTM) hydrogel formulation of silibinin which provides enhanced skin permeabiity and delayed release of silibinin under physiological conditions. In vitro and ex vivo findings suggest this PolyGel formulation of silibinin may be useful as a topical therapy for malignant melanoma.

PolyGel incorporated a relatively high amount of […]

Client Story: AnimationLeader Technology’s Physio 4D

This is a story from our 2017/18 annual report. Read more stories from the annual report here.

To increase time efficiency of the physiotherapists, improve accuracy of prescribing exercises to the patients and increase patients’ compliance, AnimationLeader Technology Inc. created Physio4D™. Physio4D™ is a markerless, motion-tracking system that enables streamlined assessments of patient mobility and posture. TEC […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments