iSmartWays creates smarter cities with new Connected Vehicle System

Imagine if vehicles, public transit and infrastructure could talk to each other to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow. It may sound like science fiction but TEC client and TELUS T-Squared Accelerator participant, iSmartWays, is making it a reality with the recent release of its Connected Vehicle System (CV) products into Canadian and Chinese markets […]

By |December 6th, 2017|TEC Clients, University of Alberta|0 Comments

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

Next generation of researchers visit TEC Edmonton

This week, a group of students from the University of Alberta WISEST Summer Research Program took a tour of the TEC Centre facilities at Enterprise Square. The high school students met with TEC clients and researchers while learning about the possibilities of a career in science, technology and engineering.

The WISEST Summer Research Program is for both […]

MagnetTx: New Innovations in Cancer Research

There’s precious few changes in this world that, in a few minutes, can have a transformational impact.

But this is one of them, and in cancer treatment, no less.

Dr. Gino Fallone and Brad Murray, medical physicists at the Cross Cancer Institute, have figured out how to do something that was heretofore impossible.

Say you have a cancerous […]

TEC Edmonton’s Early Assistance Positioned Metabolomic Technologies Inc. to Secure Licensing and Distribution Agreement

EDMONTON, AB – May 5, 2016 – TEC Edmonton client and University of Alberta spinoff company Metabolomic Technologies Inc. (MTI) has signed a multi-million dollar licensing and distribution agreement with Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (ADL) for its flagship product, PolypDx™, a urine-based diagnostic test for detection of adenomatous polyps, the precursor to colorectal cancer.

Every year,  […]

By |May 5th, 2016|TEC Clients, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Access Funding to Hire a Graduate Student Intern

Imagine a program that gives you 50 cents to the dollar to hire a smart, talented and driven graduate student to grow your business.

With the support of a Government of Alberta grant, the University of Alberta’s Graduate Student Internship Program (GSIP) provides employers up to $8,000 in matching funding to hire graduate students on flexible […]

By |March 15th, 2016|University of Alberta|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton helps patent and license bio-derived carbon nanosheets

If, or, more likely, when Dr. David Mitlin’s patented, bio-derived carbon nanosheets become a basic building block for the next generation of energy storage, the University of Alberta will have minor bragging rights.

Dr. Mitlin was a professor and leading researcher in the Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta for 10 […]

By |March 4th, 2016|Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Technology Management Highlights (February)

TEC Edmonton’s Technology Management team offers expert advice on intellectual property matters which often lead to new patents, licensing agreements and company spin-offs.

PATENTS

Polyol Synthesis from Fatty Acids and Oils

Dr. Jonathan Curtis of the University of Alberta’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science received an issued U.S. patent on December 23, 2015.

U.S. Patent No. 9,216,940 […]

By |February 11th, 2016|TEC Clients, Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Arthritis detection kit JOINTstat™ a direct result of University of Alberta research

It’s a fine feeling for a medical researcher to see the transformation of his or her research into a convenient and affordable product that will improve thousands of lives.

But it must be even finer to realize the initial product is just a beginning, that more research, building on previous discoveries, might not only improve, but […]

Technology Management Highlights (January)

TEC Edmonton’s Technology Management team offers expert advice on intellectual property matters which often lead to new patents, licensing agreements and company spin-offs.

PATENTS

Biological Skeletal System Monitoring

US Patent 9,161,709 (Biological Skeletal System Monitoring) issued October 20th, 2015​ covers a new method and system to assess injuries, pathologies and fitness of the back and spine.  The patent […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|TEC Clients, Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments