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 […]

Bridge the Gap: UofA Science and the Edmonton Research Park

The Faculty of Science at the UofA wants to help local companies grow and foster stronger relationships with our researchers and students. Collaborating with the University will allow companies to access expertise, high value equipment, and government funding programs that require industry-academic partnership.

By |June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

MTI Signs Multi-Million Dollar Licensing Agreement

There were fist bumps and high-fives around Metabolomic Technologies Inc’s (MTI) office, and by early May, 2016, all was official and announced.

MTI had made its first major sale. The long-time TEC Edmonton client has signed a multi-million-dollar licensing and distribution agreement with Pennsylvania-based Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories (ADL).

ADL will be selling MTI’s PolypDx™ diagnostic test to […]

By |June 16th, 2016|TEC Clients|0 Comments

Forge Hydrocarbons ramps up remarkable new biofuel technology

Lest anyone doubt the snail’s pace of “disruptive” technology, consider the progress of Forge Hydrocarbons Corp.

Forge is a made-in-Alberta textbook case of a new process marching towards money-making commercialization. The global alternative energy world is watching closely as Dr. David Bressler’s revolutionary biomass refining process, converting the dirtiest of cooking oils and animal fats to […]

By |May 31st, 2016|TEC Clients|0 Comments

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

Technology Highlights – April 2016

Single-camera 3D image reconstruction

Computer vision has become popular for observing remote environments, whether monitoring undersea habitats, or inspecting industrial equipment.  Recovering 3D geometry of a scene using 2D images requires special camera calibration.

University of Alberta researchers have developed a new technology to calibrate and reconstruct underwater 3D images using a single camera, exploiting the triple […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Technology Management|0 Comments

New directions for TEC Edmonton client KMT Hepatech

The legendary stories in Edmonton’s medical research circles are about the ones that got away.

The breast cancer vaccine drug Biomira, Isotechnika’s anti-rejection drug, BioMS Medical’s promising cure for multiple sclerosis: All were products of the fertile minds of University of Alberta medical researchers.  All came close to the brass ring. As publicly traded companies, billions […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Innovation Community, TEC Clients|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

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

Technology Management Highlights (December)

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.

NEW GRANTS

Microelectrode technologies for neural interfaces
University of Alberta researcher: Dr. Anastasia Elias (Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering), Dr. Vivian Mushahwar (Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Faculty […]

By |December 5th, 2015|TEC Clients, Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments