The following technologies have been assessed and reviewed by our expert team and are currently available for licensing or sponsored research.

  • Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine
    • Natural Source Red Pigments

      Natural Source Red Pigments

      This naturally sourced red pigment is formed when an extract from a commonly cultivated plant is mixed with a small amount of alcohol.  This naturally sourced pigment can be used as a food colorant or for the cosmetic industry. It is water soluable and stable when exposed to extended periods of heat and light, as well as in mildly acidic or basic conditions.

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    Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine

  • Energy, Cleantech & Environmental
    • Flexible, Free-Standing NanoPorous Carbon Films

      Flexible, Free-Standing NanoPorous Carbon Films

      A new synthetic method to produce free-standing, flexible nanoporous carbon films from non-toxic, cheap, commercially available starting materials. Using a patent pending method, large-area films of variable thickness can be created with tunable pore size/distributions tailored for the desired application.  

      /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/284-16-flexible-free-standing-nanoporous-carbon-films-3.pdf
    • High Performance Materials for Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

      High Performance Materials for Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

      A new La0.3Ca0.7Cr0.3Fe0.7O3-8 mixed-conducting perovskite oxide as an oxygen and fuel electrode for reversible solid oxide fuel cells.  The material has been found to be excellent for reversible symmetrical fuel cells, working very well as oxygen and fuel electrode in both fuel cell and electrolysis mode.

      /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/284-23-High-Performance-Materials-for-Reversible-Solid-Oxide-Fuel-Cells.pdf
    • Inertial Navigation for Directional Downhole Drilling

      Inertial Navigation for Directional Downhole Drilling

      A method for dynamically re-aligning an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) used for directional downhole drilling.  IMUs are state-of-the-art devices for providing directional information and are widely used in ground, air, space and sea navigation.  This technology provides improved accuracy over conventional magnetometer-based navigation systems in a low-power, miniaturized device that is easily adaptable to current drilling assemblies.

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    • In Situ Groundwater Remediation

      In Situ Groundwater Remediation

      A new process to effectively and economically remediate ammonia and nitrates from contaminated groundwater. 

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    • Passive Diffusion Dissolved Gas Sampler for Groundwater

      Passive Diffusion Dissolved Gas Sampler for Groundwater

      A new device, method and system for the quantitative measurement of dissolved gases present in groundwater.

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    • Carbon Emissions Reduction In Situ Bitumen Recovery

      Carbon Emissions Reduction In Situ Bitumen Recovery

      A novel technique to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions in Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) process by applying a Natural Gas (NG) Decarbonization process.  This technology drastically reduces carbon emissions, reduces water footprint and has the potential to generate new income for the oil industry by producing carbon black as by-products.

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    • High Efficiency Simple Structure Uniflow Cyclone with Tangential Inlet

      High Efficiency Simple Structure Uniflow Cyclone with Tangential Inlet

      An efficient method to remove particulate matter from emissions or to collect particulate material from a gas carrier.

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    • Ceramic Based Mixed Proton-Electronic Conductor for Solid State Devices

      Ceramic Based Mixed Proton-Electronic Conductor for Solid State Devices

      Through a combination of unique chemical elements, inventors have discovered a novel series of ceramics with pervoskite-like structures capable of both proton and electron conduction at elevated temperatures.

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    • Reservoir Characterization Using Fuzzy Ranking and an Artificial Neural Network

      Reservoir Characterization Using Fuzzy Ranking and an Artificial Neural Network

      A novel algorithm to more accurately determine the physical properties of oil reservoirs than widely employed methods such as linear and non-linear regression analysis. Employing a combination of fuzzy ranking and artificial neural networks, this technology can accurately model reservoir characteristics such as porosity, permeability and saturation.

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    Energy, Cleantech & Environmental

  • Engineering & Physical Sciences
    • Geomatics
      • Automated Identification and Modelling of Longitudinal Objects

        Automated Identification and Modelling of Longitudinal Objects

        A fully-automated software that is able to simultaneously identify and generate as-built models and registration-refined version of longitudinal objects.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1160-3-identification-and-modeling-of-longitudinal-objects-using-lidar-data.pdf
      • New Doppler Removal and Correlation Method for Software GNSS Receivers

        New Doppler Removal and Correlation Method for Software GNSS Receivers

        A new method for Doppler removal and correleation in software GNSS receivers. 

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/256-23-A-New-Doppler-Removal-and-Correlation-Method-for-Software-GNSS-Receivers.pdf
      • A Novel GNSS Anti-Interference Technique using Array Processing

        A Novel GNSS Anti-Interference Technique using Array Processing

        An inline standalone multi-antenna system to countermeasure spoofing and jamming threats on GPS signals.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/256-26-GNSS-anti-interference-using-array-processing.pdf
      • Method for Determining Position of a Wireless Device

        Method for Determining Position of a Wireless Device

        A novel positioning estimation technique that can be used by any positioning device to identify and eliminate outliers. 

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/524-26-Method-for-determining-position-of-a-wireless-device.pdf
      • Method and System for Detecting GNSS Spoofing Signals

        Method and System for Detecting GNSS Spoofing Signals

        A novel technique using a moving antenna system to identify spoofing threats on GPS signals. 

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/727-3-Method-and-System-for-Detecting-GNSS-Spoofing-Signals.pdf
      • Efficient Performance Evaluation of Low-Cost MEMS Inertial Navigation Sensors

        Efficient Performance Evaluation of Low-Cost MEMS Inertial Navigation Sensors

        A new method for efficiently evaluating the performance of any MEMS Inertial Measuring Unit (IMU) in navigation applications.

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      Geomatics

    • Information & Communication

      Information & Communication

    • Software
      • Topographic Corrections for Gravity Measurements Software

        Topographic Corrections for Gravity Measurements Software

        A suite of C++ language programs that computes topographic attraction and/or terrain correction for vector and/or scalar gravity measurements on land, at sea and at flight altitude.

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      • Geoid Determination Software

        Geoid Determination Software

        A suite of Fortran language programs that allows accurate and efficient geoid determination from gridded gravity anomalies.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/018-4-FFTGEOID-Geoid-Determination-Software.pdf
      • KINematic Geodetic System for Positions and Attitude Determination

        KINematic Geodetic System for Positions and Attitude Determination

        A software for managing and processing GPS and Strap-down INS data in an integrated fashion.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/299-3-Kingspad-Kinematic-Geodetic-System-for-Positions-and-Attit.pdf
      • Self Calibrating Photogrammetric Software Package

        Self Calibrating Photogrammetric Software Package

        A software package that performs self-calibrating photogrammetric adjustments and terrestrial network adjustments.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/524-1-Bundle-Self-Calibrating-Photogrammetric-Software-Package.pdf
      • Aided Inertial Navigation System Toolbox

        Aided Inertial Navigation System Toolbox

        The aided inertial navigation system (AINS) Toolbox is a set of libraries written for MatLab software which can be called separately. 

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/524-7-Aided-Inertial-Navigation-System-AINS-Toolbox.pdf
      • P3 - Precise Point Positioning (PPP) Software Package without a Base Station Requirement

        P3 - Precise Point Positioning (PPP) Software Package without a Base Station Requirement

        P3 is a software package for PPP which overcomes the need for a base station in developing GPS applications.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/625-1-P3-Precise-Point-Positioning-PPP-Software-Package-Without-.pdf
      • Calibration and Stability Analysis of Medium-Format Digital Cameras

        Calibration and Stability Analysis of Medium-Format Digital Cameras

        New photogrammetric, surveying and mapping with digital cameras.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/725-1-Calibration-and-Stability-Analysis-of-Medium-Format-Digital-Cameras.pdf
      • Footwear Prescription System for Injury Prevention and Management

        Footwear Prescription System for Injury Prevention and Management

        A method for predicting the response to a given footwear intervention.  A clinical tool that can be used to validate clinician recommendations.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1015-2-Footwear-Prescription-System-for-Injury-Prevention-and-Management.pdf
      • Marker-less Motion Capture System

        Marker-less Motion Capture System

        A marker-less motion capture system based on three synchronized SR4000 range cameras. The system provides full-body coverage without the use of invasive markers.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1160-1-Marker-less-motion-capture-system.pdf
      • Single Parameter Segmentation of Images

        Single Parameter Segmentation of Images

        A novel image segmentation algorithm that offers a scheme where many similarity measures can be used interchangeably or collaboratively.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/524-30-31-single-parameter-segmentation-of-images.pdf

      Software

    Engineering & Physical Sciences

  • Laboratory Research Tools & Reagents

    Laboratory Research Tools & Reagents

  • Life Sciences
    • Diagnostics

      Diagnostics

    • Therapeutics
      • Novel Class of Molecules Targeting a Broad Range of Infections

        Novel Class of Molecules Targeting a Broad Range of Infections

        A library of small molecule pro-drugs that are converted into toxic metabolites by enzymes unique to bacteria and protozoa but not found in humans, potentially making these drugs less toxic to the host.

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      • A Novel Class of Anti-Inflammatory Molecules

        A Novel Class of Anti-Inflammatory Molecules

        A novel anti-inflammatory molecule designed to treat inflammatory tissue damage associated with pathologic neutrophil recruitment.

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      • A Novel Therapeutic Technology for the Treatment of Pain

        A Novel Therapeutic Technology for the Treatment of Pain

        A novel therapeutic for the treatment of neuropathic and inflammatory pain.

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      • Novel Inhibitors of T-type Calcium Channels

        Novel Inhibitors of T-type Calcium Channels

        Synthesized novel compounds capable of treating neuropathic and inflammatory pain by inhibiting Cav3.2 ion channels.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/496-4-Novel-Inhibitors-of-T-type-Calcium-Channels.pdf
      • Novel Anti-Fungal Azole Derivatives with Reduced Cardiotoxicity

        Novel Anti-Fungal Azole Derivatives with Reduced Cardiotoxicity

        An array of novel modified azole derivatives displaying reduced cardiotoxicity in vitro. These novel therapeutic agents exhibit comparable (or greater) anti-fungal activity compared to common anti-fungal agents such as miconazole.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/910-3-Novel-anti-fungal-azole-derivatives-with-reduced-cardiotoxicity.pdf
      • Novel Methods to Treat Hypercholestrolemia

        Novel Methods to Treat Hypercholestrolemia

        This approach represents the first opportunities to inhibit PCSK9 using an endogenous human protein as opposed to exogenous antibodies or RNAi.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/965-Novel-Methods-to-Treat-Hypercholestrolemia.pdf
      • Novel Proteins with Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Eukaryotic Activity

        Novel Proteins with Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Eukaryotic Activity

        Identficiation of a large set of proteins from the type 6 secretion system (T6SS) with anti-bacterial or anti-eukaryotic proteins.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1182-1-Novel-Proteins-with-Anti-Bacterial-and-Anti-Eukaryotic-Activity.pdf
      • Therapeutic for Multiple Sclerosis

        Therapeutic for Multiple Sclerosis

        The tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine as a potential therapeutic for multiple sclerosis.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/628-17-opportunity-summary.pdf
      • Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Using a Combination of Approved Drugs

        Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Using a Combination of Approved Drugs

        Discovery that a combination of minocycline and hydroxychloroquine can prevent the onset of symptoms in an MS mouse model.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/628-13-combination-therapy-in-ms-opportunity-summary.pdf
      • Therapeutic Treatment For Peripheral Nerve Damage

        Therapeutic Treatment For Peripheral Nerve Damage

        Therapeutic application of alphaB-crystallin promotes recovery from peripheral nerve injury.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1135-2-therapeutic-treatment-for-peripheral-nerve-damage.pdf
      • Novel Therapy for Opiate Withdrawl

        Novel Therapy for Opiate Withdrawl

        Novel therapy that is well tolerated with a low incidence of side effects.

        /files/public-files/inca-categories-documents/1233-1-novel-therapy-for-opiate-withdrawl.pdf

      Therapeutics

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    • Medical Devices

      Medical Devices

    Life Sciences

  • Manufacturing & Industrial Application

    Manufacturing & Industrial Application

  • Oil & Gas

    Oil & Gas

  • Social & Clinical Innovation

    Social & Clinical Innovation

Best practice programs to support early-phase startups from idea to revenue.

  • Programs
    • 321 Sales Academy

      321 Sales Academy

      Supercharge your sales with 321 Sales Academy. Using a lean approach, this series will help you align your entire organization - including sales, marketing and product - to drive more revenue, faster.

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    • Startup Primer

      Startup Primer

      Don't know where to start with your business idea? This workshop will prime you with the basics to help you move in the right direction. By the end of this workshop, you will walk away with a first draft of your business model, with input from an experienced startup advisor, which you can use to launch your venture. 

       

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    • Discover

      Discover

      Understanding customer behaviour is essential to your startup success. This applied program teaches how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. 

       

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    • Validate

      Validate

      This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business. 

      Registration for Spring 2018 coming soon

    • Go-To-Market

      Go-To-Market

      Maximize successful execution in market entry, product launch and revenue growth by addressing marketplace challenges and focusing on strategy and implementation.

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  • Accelerator Programs
    • Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica bridges the gap between the energy industry and energy technology developers/companies. We help to validate and curate energy startups making it easier for industry adoption or acquisition.

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    • TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

      TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

      TEC Edmonton's Health accelerator is a bridge builder between the commercial medical world looking for new and improved health products.

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    • TELUS Accelerator Program

      TELUS Accelerator Program

      Applications are closed  

      A six-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize in the following areas: industrial internet of things, big data, digital health & wellness, seamless communication & entertainment experiences, last 100 metres, smart fleet & transportation, and smart cities. 

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    • RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      Applications are closed

      The RBC SEA #2 is a six-month program designed to accelerate startups whose mission is to create social impact while ensuring that profitability is core to their business model. This is a competitive program for startups, specifically those with a focus on health and nutrition, persons with disabilities, youth, education, new arrivals, the environment and affordable housing.

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    Accelerator Programs

  • Services
    • CEO Roundtable

      CEO Roundtable

      A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The goal of the roundtables are to provide "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhance accountability and accelerate actions/decisions. 

      "This roundtable has transformed our company, period. There are not enough good things I can say about this group. Even banks recognize its significance toward the foundation for a strong company." - Jeremy Bridge

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    • Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      The Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) puts entrepreneurs first. This program focuses on individual entrepreneurs who are building businesses in our community. Our mentors don't give the answers, they ask a lot of questions, sometimes digging deep to help coach you through your startup experiences.

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    • Intellectual Property Management

      Intellectual Property Management

      Professional patent management services for preparation, filing and prosecution. We guide all aspects of obtaining issued patents through our Canadian and U.S. patent firms.

       

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    • Funding Support

      Funding Support

      Prepare your approach to venture financing through performing a "12 Point Business Assessment".

      Having a plan to fund your business from many sources, which may include equity investors, is just as important as your business plan.

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    • Startup Visa

      Startup Visa

      Canada's Startup Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada which will support innovation and job creation.

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    Services

  • Space
    • Corporate ID | Virtual Space

      Corporate ID | Virtual Space

      The Corporate ID Service allows you to move your business beyond your home address or local coffee shop. Corporate ID clients are provided with a professional address, access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services for a monthly rate.

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    • The Inc.

      The Inc.

      The Inc. is a startup incubator program that combines one-on-one mentoring and co-working space to provide support and guidance for your unique startup. From open desk space to dedicated offices, this monthly membership offers you the flexibility you need to move your business forward.

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    • Tenancy

      Tenancy

      Be part of the Alastair Ross Technology Centre community. We offer flexible leasing terms of office space from 250-square-foot to 3,000-square-foot.

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    • KICS Prototyping Lab at SAIT

      KICS Prototyping Lab at SAIT

      A facility and program that helps Alberta innovators and researchers design, prototype and test their proprietary technologies.

      KICS helps innovators move their idea from testing and experimentation to prototype development.

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    Space

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