We have a large range of technologies available for licensing from our partner, the University of Alberta.

Disclaimer: Although care has been taken in the preparation of this material to be as accurate as possible, the contents of these documents are provided for information purposes only and neither the University of Alberta nor the inventors offer any warranty, written or implied, as to the accuracy of the said contents.

Posted: Jan 19, 2018

Biobased Phosphorus Containing Polyol With Fire-Retardant Properties

Description Vegetable oil based polyols have been successfully commercialized and utilized in polyurethane production, such as for automotive or building applications. One of the problems with using biobased polyurethane foams......


Posted: Jan 16, 2018

Chipless Printable Sensor For Non-Contact Pipeline Monitoring

Description Underground pipelines can be very difficult to monitor for signs of deterioration, especially deterioration due to pipe corrosion. Even if a failure occurs, it can be difficult to locate......


Posted: Jan 16, 2018

Prosthetic Device For Replacing A Mitral Valve

Description A University of Alberta researcher has developed a novel design for a percutaneous mitral valve stent that can be deployed using a minimally invasive technique. Minimally invasive surgery (for......


Posted: Jan 4, 2018

High Flow Antifouling Filtration Membranes

Description In recent years, improved membrane technologies have been used for water and wastewater filtering due to their low energy consumption, ease of preparation at scale, and the breadth and......


Posted: Jan 3, 2018

Howard Covering: Novel device to prevent accumulation of biofilm in endotracheal tubes

  Description A University of Alberta researcher has developed a novel device to remove accumulated biofilm and prevent further formation of biofilm in endotracheal tubes thereby improving healing rate and......


Posted: Sep 22, 2017

Smart Liner For Pipeline Protection And Remote Monitoring

Description Pipelines in the petrochemical industry are prone to leaks. Canadian control rooms could only detect 20 out of the 128 leaks over the past two years. Currently used technologies......


Posted: Aug 30, 2017

High-Quality, Fast 3D Ultrasound Imaging

Description 3D ultrasound imaging has become of tremendous value in obstetrics, gynaecology, radiology, cardiology, and image-guided surgery and therapy. The increasing use of 3D ultrasound has been due to the......


Posted: Aug 30, 2017

New Methods of Phosvitin Extraction from Egg Yolk

Description Eggs have long been recognized as a source of high-quality protein and other important nutrients in the human diet. Phosvitin is a principal phosphoprotein present in egg yolk and......


Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Plant DGAT-1 Variants with Enhanced Oil Formation

Description As demand for vegetable oils for both food and industrial use continues to increase, new strategies are required to increase seed oil content and optimize fatty acid composition. In......


Posted: Aug 30, 2017

New Dehydropiperidine Compounds for Treatment of Glioblastoma

Description Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Typically treatment involves surgery after which chemotherapy and radiation therapies are used. The medication temozolomide is frequently used......


Posted: Aug 29, 2017

An Accurate System for Measuring Currents in Bundled Conductors

Description Current measurement is desired for various applications, including operation monitoring, energy metering and troubleshooting of utility systems. Existing methods for current measurement are designed for single conductors (i.e. clamp......


Posted: Aug 29, 2017

Polymer Nanofibers for Rapid Dewatering of Fine Tailings

Description The main objective of tailings ponds remediation is to remove water so that a trafficable load-bearing surface can be produced within a reasonable time frame to allow subsequent reclamation.......