Connecting students, researchers, and industry to collaborate on projects that address technical and globally relevant challenges and fostering clusters in areas as diverse as solid-state lighting, synthetic biology, nanomaterials, and high-tech devices.Learn More
Running an intensive entrepreneurship training program (Techno) to create technology start-ups, providing courses and interships for undergraduates, and maintaining industry-relevance through ongoing applied research contracts with companies.Learn More
Meshing the expertise of our faculty members who pursue leading-edge research in the natural sciences, with world-leadership in technology development in target areas.
Prof. Cynthia Goh, Director
Techno2013 graduate company iamsick.ca was recently featured in the Toronto Star for their app and website that help consumers find nearby health-care providers who speak 25 languages. Citing the difficulty many newcomers have in finding proper care and the lack of...Learn More
NuPhysics, a Techno2013 participant, was recently honoured with a Stars in Global Health award from Grand Challenges Canada. Funded by the Government of Canada, Grand Challenges Canada developed the Stars in Global Health program to use scientific/technical, social...Learn More
A high-precision motion sensing glove, a novel catalyst, and a drug testing platform that more closely resembles human tissue and blood are three of the technologies recently awarded Heffernan Commercialization Fellowships, and all of them have either previously...Learn More
The Impact Centre is a cross-disciplinary R&D institute dedicated to creating value to society based on university research excellence in the natural sciences. We operate at the nexus of chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, materials science, nanotechnology and photonics, and are supported by world-leading faculty members, spanning various units at the University of Toronto.
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