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

Edmonton companies expanding to China

Launching the TEC Edmonton-TusStar Accelerator Exchange and the new TusStar Alberta branch

Edmonton, AB, Canada (June 11, 2018) – There is now an easier way for Canadian companies to transition into the Chinese market. The TEC Edmonton-TusStar Accelerator Exchange provides programming for technology-based companies to do business in Canada and China. The TEC Edmonton-TusStar Accelerator Exchange […]

By |June 18th, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World IP Day celebrates “powerhouse” women in innovation

By Joanna Preston

On April 26, TEC Edmonton hosted a World Intellectual Property (IP) Day event that included a panel discussion with women inventors, researchers and business leaders. Joanna Preston, TEC Edmonton Associate Director of Technology Management (Health Sciences), wrote a guest post sharing her experience with the event. 

Led by the World Intellectual Property Office, […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Technology Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton welcomes Wayne Karpoff as Chair, Board of Directors

New Executive Vice-President of Business Development and Director of MerckInvents@ TEC Edmonton also announced

Edmonton, AB (April 24, 2018) – This month, TEC Edmonton welcomes Wayne Karpoff as the new Chair of TEC Edmonton’s Board of Directors. A TEC Edmonton board member since 2006, Wayne is a longtime leader in Edmonton’s business community and is the […]

By |April 24th, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing TEC Centre Labs

There’s a new lab space in the downtown Edmonton innovation corridor: introducing TEC Centre Labs, a nearly 8,000 square foot collaboration, office and wet lab space for health companies and researchers. Officially opening later this spring, TEC Centre Labs will become home to two accelerator programs:

Merck Invention Accelerator
The first partnership of its kind for Merck, this […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sharon Barker to Lead TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

TEC Edmonton welcomes Dr. Sharon Barker, MBA as the new Director of the TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator (TEC HA). In her new role, Sharon will be responsible for leading the next evolution of the Health Accelerator to foster the growth of Alberta biotechnology companies and strengthen the link between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and […]

By |March 7th, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DynaLIFE Accelerator accepting applications from Diagnostics Technology Companies

Funding, mentorship and work space available for diagnostics companies
Company recruitment is now open for the DynaLIFE Accelerator, a new partnership between DynaLIFE, TEC Edmonton and Health City. Set to open June 2018, the program will validate cutting-edge diagnostics technologies in a real-world lab setting for approval into the health care system.
Diagnostics companies with well-developed technology can apply […]

By |March 1st, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton Ranked 3rd Best University Accelerator in the World by UBI Global

Edmonton, AB, Canada (February 26, 2018) – On February 22, TEC Edmonton was ranked #3 on the UBI Global list of World Top Business Accelerators linked to a university. In 2015, UBI Global ranked TEC Edmonton 16th best in the world, fourth in North America and third in Canada.
UBI Global is a Stockholm-based research and advisory firm that maps and evaluates the […]

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

Drivewyze: Changing the game for commercial drivers

When people in the technology world think of innovation, weigh station preclearance for commercial vehicles may not be the first thing to come to mind. However, as the Drivewyze team has shown in the last few years, it was a transportation area desperately needing a high-tech overhaul.

All commercial vehicles must report to weigh stations on […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Merck Invention Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

Funding, mentorship and workspace available for health companies, researchers and entrepreneurs

Edmonton, AB, Canada (January 16, 2018) – Recruitment is now open for Merck Invention Accelerator, a new health technology accelerator and partnership between TEC Edmonton, Merck Canada Inc. and the University of Alberta. Set to open March 2018, the program goal is to advance the success […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|TEC Company News, Uncategorized|0 Comments