Tag Archive: University of Alberta

News Release: TEC Edmonton announces change in executive leadership

Bobbi Elliott named chief operating officer effective May 16 Edmonton, AB, Canada (May 15, 2019). TEC Edmonton’s board of directors and its joint venture partners, the University of Alberta and Edmonton Economic Development, announces the appointment of Bobbi Elliott as TEC Edmonton’s chief operating officer. Bobbi will lead TEC Edmonton as ou...


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 f...


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)...


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, c...



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 calibrat...


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 ...


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 is...


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 asses...


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...