“The lotus leaf has given us a wonderful example of a self-cleaning system, designed by nature. ”

– Queen's chemist Dr. Guojun Liu on his amphiphobic materials


Eleven patents issued for Queen's-generated discoveries

July 12, 2002

KINGSTON, ON -- Eleven patents for developments arising out of Queen's University research in the fields of life sciences, biology and computing have been issued to PARTEQ inventors during the first half of 2002.

The patents -- nine U.S., one Canadian and one Indian -- were issued for methods and products ranging from a new treatment for female sexual dysfunction and a new method for diagnosing premature labour to the development of an anaesthetic-laced cement for easing the localized pain of orthopedic surgery.

PARTEQ Innovations, spinoffs highlight leading-edge technologies at BIO 2002

June 7, 2002

KINGSTON, ON -- New technologies developed at Queen's University that offer promise in the treatment of cholesterol disease and infertility will be highlighted by PARTEQ Innovations at BIO 2002, the world's largest biotechnology gathering, in Toronto June 9-12.

John Molloy, President and CEO of PARTEQ, and Anne Vivian-Scott, Director of Commercialization, PARTEQ, will showcase the Queen's discoveries at the Technology Transfer Forum, expected to be one of the biggest draws of the three-day convention and exhibition.

IPM awards PARTEQ $720,000 in infrastructure funding

Feb. 7, 2002

KINGSTON, ON -- PARTEQ Innovations, the technology-transfer arm of Queen's University, has been recognized for its success in bringing Queen's research discoveries to market with a $720,000 grant under the federal Intellectual Property Management program (IPM), a joint initiative of Canada's three research granting councils.

The funding will allow PARTEQ to establish a three-year internship program for the training of three patent and commercialization professionals.

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