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Redefining detection limits

How Ontario’s researchers are transforming the water sector Taking promising research from the lab bench to the marketplace isn’t a simple journey. But with a little help, investigators at Ontario universities are commercializing their discoveries. And the technologies they’ve developed — from high-tech sensors to artificial intelligence and nano-catalysts — promise to change water monitoring, distribution and treatment, both locally and globally. In Part Two of this mini series, learn about how the University of Waterloo’s Prof. Janusz Pawliszyn and his [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

Zeroing in on E. coli contamination

How Ontario’s researchers are transforming the water sector Taking promising research from the lab bench to the marketplace isn’t a simple journey. But with a little help, investigators at Ontario universities are commercializing their discoveries. And the technologies they’ve developed — from high-tech sensors to artificial intelligence and nano-catalysts — promise to change water monitoring, distribution and treatment, both locally and globally. In Part One of this mini series, learn about how McMaster University engineering professor Chang-qing Xu and Forsee [...]

October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|

New Health Canada guidance on NOM creating a market for Ontario innovation

MANTECH CEO Robert Menegotto got a lot of puzzled looks when he first started marketing his company’s chemical oxygen demand (COD) analyzer to drinking water plants. “You need to go talk to the wastewater folks,” they told him. “We just don’t do COD in drinking water.” For years, wastewater plant operators have used COD — a measure of the reactivity of organic material in the wastewater — to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment processes. However, few drinking water plants [...]

July 30th, 2019|Categories: News|
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