U of A spinoff, U.S. firm merge to commercialize transplant technology

Bridge to Life commits US$10 million to clinical trial and commercial development of Tevosol Ex-Vivo Organ Support System

U of A spinoff, U.S. firm merge to commercialize transplant technologyUniversity of Alberta spinoff company Tevosol has merged with the U.S.-based medical technology company Bridge to Life, bringing its game-changing organ transplant devices a step closer to approval, manufacture and global distribution. While Tevosol will remain based in Edmonton, Bridge to Life has committed US$10 million to a multi-centre clinical trial and commercial development of Tevosol’s Ex-Vivo Organ Support…

High-tech rehabilitative platform connects rural Albertans to specialists

Platform allows specialists to offer physiotherapy expertise for patients in smaller communities

High-tech rehabilitative platform connects rural Albertans to specialistsThe human touch of a high-tech University of Alberta project is starting to be felt by rural Alberta physiotherapy patients on the road to recovery. The specialized assessments made possible through a telehealth project that began last summer are moving patients in small communities to tears of relief as they get the help they need.…

New accelerator launched to commercialize innovations

New industry-led accelerator will address the earliest barriers faced by researchers just starting on the path to commercialization

New accelerator launched to commercialize innovationsThe University of Alberta and a local business consultancy firm, with the backing of the federal government, have launched a new accelerator program specifically designed to increase the number and quality of commercial ventures at the earliest stages coming out of the university. Innovation Masterminds Edmonton (imYEG) stems from a partnership between the U of…

Edmonton-based startup teaching elementary students code

Local startup founded by U of A graduates teaches basics of programming in more than 30 Edmonton-area schools

Edmonton-based startup teaching elementary students codeU of A graduate students are teaching Edmonton elementary students how to write computer code for simple games and apps. The coding may be simple – just a few instructions enabling a computer to calculate whether it’s too cold for recess, for example – but the logic is the same as you find in more…

What is Artificial Intelligence?

Christy Holtby, Managing Director of Partnership and Sales with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, explains what Artificial Intelligence is

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Christy Holtby, Managing Director of Partnership and Sales with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, explains what Artificial Intelligence is. Be our Next Guest on Business Insider: Click on the icon below to book a call: Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Alberta continues to face economic challenges

Tanya Fir, Alberta Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, talks about the current state of the economy in the province

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Tanya Fir, Alberta Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, talks about the current state of the economy in the province. Be our Next Guest on Business Insider: Click on the icon below to book a call: Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our…

Role of the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute

Christy Holtby, Managing Director of Partnership and Sales with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, talks about the organization and what it does

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Christy Holtby, Managing Director of Partnership and Sales with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, talks about the organization and what it does. Be our Next Guest on Business Insider: Click on the icon below to book a call: Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our…

Clean technology investment will increase, says RBC

As climate concerns mount, Canada’s challenge will be to better sell ourselves as a responsible, cleaner energy producer, says the report

Clean technology investment will increase, says RBCCanada will remain a major producer and supplier of energy to the rest of the world and that role will increase as new oil pipelines are built and LNG export capacity comes on stream, says a new report by RBC Economics. "We expect Canadian oil sands producers, already large investors in clean technology, to continue…

Alberta’s two biggest cities ranked low in tech appeal

Calgary was ranked sixth and Edmonton 10th in the 2019 Canadian Tech Talent report. Toronto was tops with 54 per cent growth in five years

Alberta’s two biggest cities ranked low in tech appealCalgary is sixth overall in a national report ranking major Canadian cities on competitive advantages and appeal to tech workers and employers. The 2019 Canadian Tech Talent report, by commercial real estate firm CBRE, placed Calgary behind Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Waterloo Region and Montreal. Edmonton was ranked 10th. The report said Calgary has 38,500 people…

SAIT digital technology school gets $30-million boost

Largest donation ever will help position SAIT as a leader in digital transformation and education

SAIT digital technology school gets $30-million boostSAIT plans to establish a a new school that will provide the latest in digital education, thanks to a $30-million donation from Calgary businessman and philanthropist David Bissett. It is the post-secondary school’s largest gift in its history. The school will help position SAIT as a leader in digital transformation and education, the school said.…
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