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 internships 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
Before participating in Techno2014, Illuster Technologiesalready had a product and a big first customer. The company had developed a custom electronics lab kit that allows users to experiment with various circuits and electronic components. It had sold units to the...Learn More
NuPhysics, a participant in Techno2013, specializes in solving complex problems involving flows of liquids and gases – vital for oil and gas exploration, pharmaceuticals, fuel cell development, high-speed aircraft as well as water and wastewater treatment. The...Learn More
Grand Challenges Canada recently held a special event to announce the latest recipients of its Stars in Global Health program who are implementing their innovations in ASEAN member countries. The $100,000 grants fund breakthrough innovations that have the potential to...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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