“This discovery may lead to new approaches for the treatment of patients with certain forms of cancer.”

– Dr. Charles Graham, on the potential of nitric oxide to treat cancer

Success Stories

Solar hot water heating technology | Solar energy and heat transfer

 Research at Queen’s by a mechanical engineer with a passion for solar energy has not only led to a solar hot water system now in use across North America, but has also helped inform

KINARM™ robotic assessment system

If you are a Canadian Olympic or varsity athlete, you may have been tested for concussion via the KINARM™, the patented robotic system developed at Queen’s for assessing brain injury. The only system of its kind in the world, the KINARM™ is being adopted by scientific researchers

Qubit Sytems customized research and instrumentation systems

For nearly 20 years, scientific research and teaching around the world has been enhanced because of Qubit Systems Inc., of Kingston.  The company was founded, with PARTEQ’s assistance, by Queen’s biologist Dr. David Layzell

Nanovate™ electroplated materials

What do aerospace parts, automotive components, and sporting goods have in common? All are being enhanced by nano-materials research pioneered at Queen’s University, where metallurgist Uwe Erb discovered a novel way to manipulate the grain size of nickel using electrodeposition, a widely used, low-cost

Levulan® PhotodynamicTherapy for actinic keratosis

More than one million patients across North, South and Central America have been successfully treated with Levulan® Photodynamic Therapy, a non-invasive, topical light-based treatment for actinic keratosis, the red, scaly lesions caused by overexposure to the sun. Based

Q'Straint passenger safety solutions

Elite athletes at the Beijing Paralympics are just some of the millions of wheelchair van passengers around the world who have reached their destinations safely, thanks to pioneering research at Queen’s into ‘seatbelts’ for wheelchairs and their

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PARTEQ Blog

Dec. 06 2012

Leap of faith, big impact 

By John Molloy

In 1985, when the Ontario government invested $300,000 in technology commercialization at Queen’s University, who knew what the impact would be? ­­­­

For starters, that small investment convinced the university that there was value in commercializing publicly funded research, and so in 1987, Queen’s formally established its...

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