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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 Patents

Particle Classifier
Researcher: Dr. Jason Olfert

On March 3, 2015, Dr. Jason Olfert of the University of Alberta’s Department of Mechanical Engineering received a United States patent titled “Particle Classifier”(patent no. 8,966,958).

The invention classifies particles by their aerodynamic size, which produces a monodisperse aersol. Some of the many applications include pharmaceutical research, inhalation toxicology, bio-aerosol detection, automotive emissions measurements, filter testing, and energy and combustion research.

The technology has been licensed to UK-based Cambustion.