Posted: December 6, 2014
TEC Edmonton helps researchers protect, develop and commercialize new technologies.
NSERC I2I Phase I grant
TEC Edmonton has worked with Dr. James Harynuk in securing an NSERC I2I Phase I grant worth $125,000 to further the Harynuk group’s arson research and develop a fully fledged commercial prototype software package for arson investigation that will be subjected to ongoing testing and validation in the RCMP Forensics Laboratory.
Moreover, in order to prove that the core aspect of the software can be used for a variety of applications beyond arson investigations, the group will work towards demonstrating that their technology can improve offerings for automated identification of bacteria, which will open doors to many other opportunities.
Previously TEC Edmonton had been awarded with an NSERC I2I Market Assessment grant for this project, the outcome of which formed part of the successful Phase 1 application.