York University hosts a new knowledge translation group

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit has joined forces with NeuroDevNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), to provide knowledge translation (KT) leadership and services within the University of British Columbia-based network.  “York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is continuing to make an impact by supporting transformative research through knowledge translation,” said Robert Haché (left), York’s vice-president research […]

IP Osgoode partners with OCE's Centre for Commercialization of Research on new clinical program

IP Osgoode has partnered with Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) to create a unique intellectual property (IP) clinical program that will match Osgoode law students with OCE-supported companies to help them secure and protect their IP en route to commercial success. IP Osgoode, Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intellectual Property & Technology […]

York University becomes 17th member of MaRS Innovation

York University has become the latest member of MaRS Innovation, the commercialization agent for many leading Toronto-based universities, hospitals and research institutes. “York has become one of Canada’s fastest-growing centres for research and innovation,” said Stan Shapson (right), vice-president research & innovation at York University. “We typically get 10 to 20 discovery disclosures a year. […]

Engineering students' projects at the cutting edge of technology

From a stabilization system for an unmanned plane to a glove that will change the channels on the television with a flick of a finger, York’s fourth-year engineering students are putting practical twists on their research projects. Seven teams of students from the capstone senior design project course displayed their work in the lobby of […]

York displays research and innovation at YTA Solutions Showcase

York researchers and students displayed their research projects and innovations at the York Technology Alliance’s Solutions Showcase event, which took place at the Markham Convergence Centre (MCC) on March 10. Titled “Game Changers: How local innovations are creating a new ‘business as usual'”, the York Technology Alliance (YTA) showcase encouraged participants from industry, academia and government agencies […]