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Friday, July 22, 2016

Government of Canada invests $1M into KA Imaging, a UW spinoff company

Six Canadian innovations (including Waterloo's spin-off company KA Imaging), showing evidence of early promise for improving global health will "transition-to-scale" thanks to new support from Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada.  Read the full story.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Professor Lin Tan receives peer recognition

Lin Tan is among 10 winners to be honoured in Mississauga on Nov. 19 at the 2016 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards gala. She has been cited for recognition by her peers at the event that will bring together industry innovators, business leaders and policy makers in November. Read the full story.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Waterloo company with creates world's 1st microscopic microscope

A Waterloo company has created the world's first microscopic atomic force microscope (AFM) and has big plans for the device.

"These instruments are normally really big, like, they would fill up a tabletop," said Duncan Strathearn, co-founder of nGauge. "They cost upwards of $500,000, you pretty much need a PhD to operate them because they're kind of complex."

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Waterloo team receives third Best Design Award in the 2016 IEEE AP-S/URSI design competition

A University of Waterloo team received the third Best Design Award in the 2016 IEEE AP-S/URSI design competition (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium AP-S has been held annually since 1949). Fifty international teams competed with designs on electromagnetic energy harvesters.  The work will be featured in a special issue of the IEEE Antenna and Propagation Magazine.

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