“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


PARTEQ Innovations honours Queen's inventors and their inventions

Dec. 18, 2007

KINGSTON, ON -- Innovations in pharmaceuticals, polymeric materials, and passenger safety have earned six Queen’s University inventors special recognition awards from PARTEQ Innovations.

The inventors were recognized at a celebration marking the 20th anniversary of PARTEQ, the Queen’s University office responsible for helping researchers advance their discoveries towards the market.

PARTEQ’s Executive in Residence to serve as Ontario Centres of Excellence representative on campus

Dec. 10, 2007

KINGSTON, ON – PARTEQ Innovations, the technology transfer office of Queen’s University, is pleased to announce that Randall North, Executive in Residence, has been appointed Business Development Manager for the Ontario Centres of Excellence.

As OCE’s representative for researchers at Queen’s and the Royal Military College of Canada, Mr. North will be primarily responsible for finding and helping to grow innovative technology opportunities for the Centre for Communications and Information Technology, one OCE’s five Centres of Excellence.

PARTEQ signs commercialization MOU with Beijing science and technology group

Dec. 3, 2007

KINGSTON, ON -- PARTEQ Innovations, the technology transfer office of Queen’s University, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Capital Science and Technology Group (CSTG) of Beijing, China.

Under the terms of the agreement, the two partners will identify promising technologies developed in China for commercialization in North America and/or China. The first step in the collaboration will be a joint pilot project between the CSTG and PARTEQ.

PARTEQ, Trellis Capital Corp. work together to leverage value of Ontario Commercial Investment Fund

November 9, 2007

KINGSTON/TORONTO, ON -- PARTEQ Innovations, the technology transfer office of Queen’s University, is pleased to announce that it has established a unique collaboration with Trellis Capital Corporation, a Toronto based private venture capital fund, to facilitate investment in early stage technologies developed out of university research.

PARTEQ inventors win $100,000 national innovation award

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007

KINGSTON, ON -- A light-based therapy that uses a drug found naturally in the human body to treat a precancerous skin condition has won two Kingston researchers the Ernest C. Manning Foundation’s top innovation award.

Dr. James Kennedy, Professor of Pathology and Oncology (Queen’s University), and Dr. Roy Pottier, a Professor of Chemistry (RMC) and Urology (Queen’s University), are the 2007 recipients of the Ernest C. Manning Foundation’s $100,000 EnCana Principal Award.

PARTEQ spinoff's solar technology chosen for Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and Green Phoenix housing project

August 24, 2007

KINGSTON/LONDON, ON -- Patented solar thermal technology developed at Queen’s University in partnership with PARTEQ spinoff company EnerWorks, Inc. of London, Ont. has been selected for installation at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and Phoenix Place, a 136-unit affordable apartment building in the Green Phoenix housing complex in west Toronto.

AdapCS.Canada-Hotel Dieu alliance to develop access to care systems for ambulatory care

KINGSTON, ON – Southeastern Ontario residents enduring the anxious wait between physician visit and specialist consultation for outpatient procedures may soon find the waiting a little less onerous, thanks to a new undertaking by Kingston’s Hotel Dieu Hospital to streamline access to ambulatory services.


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