Top 10 Innovations in October

October 13, 2014 – At Nanyang Technological University, researchers developed a gel titanium dioxide battery with a 20-year lifespan plus the capacity to recharge the battery up to 70% within two minutes. October 23, 2001 – The first generation iPod,… Read more »

SR&ED Projects From Star Trek

If the inventors of the technological innovations depicted in the Star Trek franchise conducted their research and development (R&D) in Canada and had been Canadian-Controlled Private Corporations, they could have been eligible for funding using the Scientific Research and Experimental… Read more »

Top 10 Innovations in September

September 26, 2013 – Scientists at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago developed the first mind-operated prosthetic leg, where movement is initiated through communication between the thought signals of the wearer, reinnervated muscles, and sensors in the prosthetic limb. September 18,… Read more »

Top 10 Innovations in August

August 10, 2015 – The crew aboard the International Space Station sampled, for the first time, Outredgeous lettuce that was grown in microgravity using Veggie hardware. August 22, 2011 – At the University of Leeds’ School of Chemistry, researchers developed… Read more »

Top 10 Innovations in July

July 22, 2014 – Stanford researchers invented a process to dissipate heat in solar cells, which are prone to overheating. Researcher Shanhui Fan concluded applying silica glass onto solar cells in a particular pattern facilitates cooling without using an additional… Read more »

Student Start-ups: Success of Velocity

Velocity was created for the purpose of giving students at the University of Waterloo access to resources to turn their innovative ideas into successful start-up businesses. Through Velocity, students at the University of Waterloo are fostered as entrepreneurs through first-hand… Read more »