Research partnership creates cleaner and more cost-effective LEDs
Materium Innovations is a Quebec-based company specializing in additives.
When Edmonton-based plastic parts producer Drader Manufacturing Industries Ltd. wanted to increase operational efficiently...
In manufacturing, even the slightest error in cutting, or "machining," a part can cost thousands of dollars in materials and lost production time.
The Collaborative, Human-focussed, Assistive Robotics for Manufacturing (CHARM) is led by University of British Columbia mechanical engineering professor Elizabeth Croft.
Before the Biorefinery Technology Scale-Up Centre (BTSC) in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, companies from Atlantic Canada had to travel to Montréal or the United States if they wanted to test new products and processes on a commercial scale.
More stringent fuel economy and emissions standards are driving automotive suppliers to build parts that are thinner, lighter, stronger, and—if they want to stay competitive—at the lowest price possible.
Researchers at George Brown College, with funding from an NSERC Innovation Enhancement Grant, are helping nutritionist MaryAnn Scandiffio, President of Square Snacks Inc., combine recipes with a concept to build a business. Scandiffio recruited George Brown College to scale-up recipes on an industrial scale, streamline production procedures and manufacturing processes, for her nutritional energy bars. "We had been basically doing R&D in the kitchen with a mixer and a rolling pin," she says.
Virtual soil improves heavy machinery simulator training
Med Express Inc.—a courier company in Québec—partnered with the Interuniversity Centre for Research on Business Networks, Logistics, and Transportation (CIRRELT) at Université Laval...
Monitoring the structural health of buildings is essential to preserving our iconic and historic infrastructure. However, these buildings are difficult to monitor for moisture - and temperature-related degradation given strict guidelines regarding the preservation of exterior structures.
Seneca College partnership with Mozilla makes online gaming more interactive
Consumer demand for electrified vehicles is growing every year, creating a rapidly expanding market for auto manufacturers. But there are still some bumps in the road.
Electric and hybrid vehicles could be more common if only rechargeable batteries could be produced at a lower cost.
As the saying goes, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." What about capturing that heat to get a lower electricity bill?
Dr. Donald Mavinic and his research team at the University of British Columbia have developed a technology that lets sewage treatment plants turn human waste into valuable commercial fertilizer while cutting their maintenance costs substantially in the process.
Canada’s significant offshore oil and gas resources are a source of jobs, growth and energy vital to the economy.
Because salmon account for more than 75 per cent of Canada’s $800 million aquaculture industry, improvements in salmon-farming methods can have huge benefits for both the Canadian seafood industry and consumers.
Ground-to-air laser attacks on aircraft are a dangerous and growing problem for pilots around the world.
Making new components for aircraft can be expensive.
Even more surprising, no commercial sensors exist at present to monitor lubricant condition.
In Canada’s Arctic, natural-resource operations such as mining and gas extraction rely on diesel-powered machines to do most of the heavy lifting.
The Charlottetown centre blends research and training in culinary expertise, advanced technology and food science with the specific goal of assisting local industries and companies meet their needs in taking products from concept to market.
SAIT Polytechnic helps Alberta’s SolAeroMed find a compact delivery solution for its new asthma drug and save hundreds of millions in healthcare costs
His work focuses on how water moves through the soil and across the newly reclaimed landscape. This helps companies predict how contaminants beneath the reclaimed land could potentially leach into surrounding ponds, lakes and wetlands.
Hydrocarbons such as petroleum and natural gas provide energy for the world and offer many benefits, but can be harmful if not properly contained.