Innovations available for testing

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Find our list of innovations available for testing below. This page will be updated weekly.

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Find our list of innovations available for testing. This page will be updated weekly.

Company Name Innovation Name Innovation Description City, Province Theme Status Date Added
Janis.ai AI Training Workspaces The goal of an automated response system is to reduce operational costs while delivering immediate and accurate responses to those that require them. Organizations struggle to integrate conversational AI, while the users they serve are frustrated by the performance of existing automated response systems. AI training workspaces empower organizations to collaborate on an AI integration and accelerate their path to more effective and delightful response automation. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-31
Userful Corporation Virtual Operations Center: Advanced Remote Crisis Collaboration and Emergency Response Streaming Emergency situations and disrupted work teams can realize immediate benefits by restoring situational awareness. This platform enables rapid deployment of both physical and virtual screens, cost-effectively enabling advanced collaboration and directive information presentation anywhere. Rapidly deployed visual collaboration, situational awareness, and critical response can aid with critical decision making and help triage and guide people to informed and optimal decisions. Calgary, AB Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-31
B-Line B-Line B-Line is an AI-powered contact tracing platform that enables building owners to easily collect occupant health and commuting data to help contain the spread of infectious disease in commercial offices and campuses. Through the use of mobile devices, B-Line passively collects health and mobility data on users' trip time, duration, distance, purpose, mode, and health to notify building owners and occupants if they have come in contact with another tenant that has contracted COVID. Halifax, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-31
SmartCone Technologies Inc. Intelligent Thermal Detection and Tracking System SmartCone Technologies' (SC) Thermal Body Heat Scanning and Personnel Tracking System provides critical return-to-work solutions. Our technology tracks people's temperature and real-time location to ensure that expedient and accurate contact-tracing measures can be taken if someone is found to be sick (to help contain the spread of illness). Through its technology, social distancing is also easily enforced with alerts when someone enters another's pre-set personal zone. Stittsville, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-31
Telops Qualification of remote fever measurement systems — Fever screening qualification A thermal camera is an obvious solution for remotely identifying a person with a fever. This technique is as reliable as digital thermometers and avoids all contact, and therefore all contamination. But this is not just any camera used in any old way. A new protocol must guarantee the qualification of commercial cameras. A Telops scientific camera, with new dedicated software, ensures reliable and law-abiding reference measurements. Québec, QC Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-31
IndigenousTech.ai The Northern Food, Fuel and Medical Supply Chain Solution This is an Indigenous-led solution for Northern communities. Northern supply chains are particularly vulnerable during COVID-19. With no Plan B, these communities will be at risk of not having life-sustaining supplies. To prepare for interruptions, we will leverage best-in-class solutions from suppliers: Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Forrest Green, D&B and Microsoft. It includes daily calls and financial health monitoring of Indigenous and non-Indigenous companies in the supply chain. Ottawa, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-27
BLUENODE INC. MFCTrace MFCTrace is a Software-As-A-Service (SAAS) solution using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing algorithms to clean, integrate, and analyze supply chain data. In the context of COVID-19, MFCTrace collects, integrates, and analyzes data to understand the supply chain resilience and optimization (i.e., medical supplies and food supplies). Commodities can be accurately traced to know the kind, source of origin, number, and other critical supply chain data for medical and food supplies. Halifax, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-27
Peer Ledger MIMOSI Health MIMOSI Health is a system for collaboratively preventing COVID19 spread via community tracking of disease, antibody testing chains of custody, and virtual healthcare. The system records the chain of custody from community testing for disease through to home isolation, community nurse assignment/care, and antibody testing. The MIMOSI workflow includes optional nurse-patient video and real-time customized reports to health authorities on Federal/Provincial/Territorial levels. Halifax, NS Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Testing partner identified 2020-08-27
1947796 Ontario Inc. dba Lumenix Artificially Intelligent Monitoring System (AIMS) AIMS is an autonomous, intelligent device designed to prevent hospital acquired infections (HAIs) caused by improper hand hygiene. By leveraging state-of-the-art machine learning and computer vision techniques, AIMS watches for violations of hand hygiene policies, and actively attempts to prevent potential infections from occurring. Since AIMS does not use facial recognition or personally identifiable information, the privacy of both patients and clinicians are strictly maintained. Etobicoke, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-24
Stantec Architecture Ltd. Customer Sentiment Analytics Customer Sentiment Analysis (CSA) will help Government of Canada departments and agencies (including partnerships with provinces, territories and municipalities) address challenges and impacts posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and other future public health emergencies. CSA processes and displays real-time customer interaction data from social media and internal sources to identify issues, complaints, sentiments, and track campaigns, departments, or emergency response performance. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-24
CloudMask (TradeMerit, OnLogics) CloudMask OneChain OneChain is an open blockchain framework where organizations (of any size) can privately share their supply chain data while receiving network-wide analytics and machine learning insights. As a result, supply chain weaknesses (such as dependence on a single supplier for critical goods) can be identified ahead of time. In addition, supply/demand disruptions can be immediately propagated such that impacted parties have sufficient time to adjust their plans and take mitigating actions. Ottawa, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-25
2749614 Re-usable Plastic PPE Face Mask This innovation is a plastic PPE face mask capable of accepting a variety of different filter media which can be sterilized and safely re-used multiple times. This mask can replace both N95 masks and surgical masks. Cobourg, ON Prevention and Protection Awarded 2020-06-25
MindBridge Analytics, Inc. General Anomaly Detection Tool (GADGET) GADGET was developed by MindBridge to analyze raw data, without bias, to identify interesting patterns. GADGET analyzes datasets using machine learning to find unusual sequences, groupings, outliers, rare interactions, trend shock, and time-based anomalies. GADGET can help the Government of Canada address its COVID response (as well as other public health emergencies) in a non-medical capacity through improved situational awareness via anomaly detection as it relates to non-conformance, misinformation, scams, and fraud. Ottawa, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-06-25
Cyberworks Robitics Inc. Transferable Automated Self-Driving Platform for Sanitation Disinfection Machines Hospitals use manually operated ride-on floor scrubbers, UV, and chemical mist machines to disrupt the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens; however, human operators routinely miss critical areas. Our solution is an add-on kit that converts existing (manually operated) disinfection machines to self-driving robotic operation, resulting in 100% disinfection at all times. In addition to allowing redeployment of staff to more complex tasks, this innovation can also be transferred to new equipment as older equipment is decommissioned. Markham, ON Sanitization Awarded 2020-06-25
Amika Mobile Corp. Amika® COVID-19 Incident Manager for Critical Recording, Tracking, Monitoring & 2- way Communications Amika® COVID-19 Incident Manager for Critical Recording, Tracking, Monitoring, 2-way Communications with AMS, Amika® Situation Commander, Amika® Mapper and mobile apps Amika®Alert, Amika®Guard for COVID-19 automate contact tracing as daily check-ins expend tremendous time from Health Canada, CBSA and RCMP. Its AI-based intelligent distributed agent architecture automatically contacts travelers and their networks through daily alert-response to ensure quarantining, public safety and enforcement. Ottawa, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-05-11
AusculSciences Canada Inc. Auscul-X™ Touchless Stethoscope System Auscul-X™ is designed to protect physicians and nurses from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases by providing a method to listen to the patient's heart and lungs from a safe distance, while also conserving PPE. All elements of the system which contact the patient are disposable to reduce risk transmission of infection. Ottawa, ON Prevention and Protection Awarded 2020-05-11
Lind Equipment Lind Equipment Apollo UVC LED Light A purpose-built portable LED light that emits UV-C wavelength light, capable of killing bacteria and viruses. This innovation can be used to decontaminate PPE, equipment, and areas. Markham, ON Sanitization Awarded 2020-05-11
DeepPIXEL Inc. Safetrackapp SafeTrack app provides a solution to employers and corporations looking to use the power of mobile devices to provide a safe working environment for their staff. SafeTrack uses various sensors available on mobile phones to sense and track contact between staff members. Once tracked, these contacts can be used to notify workers and management when unsafe contact or conditions occur. The notification can be both visual as well as audio-based. North York, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-05-20
Zighra CrowdShield As the Coronavirus outbreak spreads globally, users are beginning to change their digital behaviors. One emerging trend is the exponential increase in the use of remote access. Zighra's patents combines the strength of decentralized Artificial Intelligence with the information from many security layers, cognitive behaviour modelling, sensor analytics, as well as network, device, and social/crowdsourced intelligence - to provide situation awareness and critical response to cyber threats. Ottawa, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-05-20
Alexandre Cloutier RE-usable Surgical/procedure mask A barrier mask intended to replace the conventional surgical/procedure mask that can be hand-washed and reused without the use of any organic materials. It enables organizations using it to be self-sufficient and much more ecofriendly. We have prototypes ready to be tested to pursue development. Vars, ON Prevention and Protection Awarded 2020-05-20
BC Research Inc. In-place copper plating of stainless steel surfaces

Copper containing surfaces have been shown to deactivate viruses (including COVID-19) and other bacteria much faster than other materials. Replacement of existing components is very disruptive to hospitals and other facilities, especially during the current pandemic.

BC Research has developed a fast, simple, safe, cost-effective, one-step method for electroplating copper onto stainless steel surfaces and items while still in place (e.g. door handles, bed railings, faucets, etc.)

Richmond, BC Prevention and Protection Awarded 2020-05-25
Flosonics Medical FloPatch FP 120 FloPatch is a single-use, wearable, wireless hemodynamic monitor for guiding resuscitation of critically ill patients, including those with COVID-19 infection. FloPatch enables dynamic blood flow assessments which are required for precision fluid management of COVID patients who are at risk of developing acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and/or requiring ventilation.  The technology is compliant with the World Health Organization March 13th, 2020 Interim Guidance for COVID-19. Sudbury, ON Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Awarded 2020-05-25
Intelli Network Corporation Intelligent Escalation System (IES) Intelli Network is a citizen communication system that brings together public systems, private sector, and individual citizens.  The system requires all citizens to generate a persistent digital ID that would be used to report safety issues, view critical alerts and generate a bottom up approach that would escalate real-time concerns to the right local, provincial and federal levels with an AI chat bot.  This solution ensures maximum local engagement before issues are escalated. Calgary, AB Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-05-25
E2metrix Inc. E2mox Liquid Disinfectant Production Station for Simple, In situ Surface Disinfection The E2mox™ Liquid Disinfectant Production System is a pre-packaged, skid-mounted, automated, turnkey unit, which through electrolysis, produces a neutral anolyte (a liquid disinfectant) called E2mox™. This solution is produced in situ (where disinfection needs are required), providing effective disinfection of hard surfaces from bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Water, salt, and electricity are the only consumables required to run this unit. Sherbrooke, QC Sanitization Testing partner identified 2020-05-25
NMODES COVID-19 Instant Response Solution NMODES Instant Response solution (powered by a conversational AI) relieves pressure from triages, ER, hospitals, and government organizations in the time of crisis. Using conversational AI (text and voice), NMODES Instant Response solution both pre-screens and manages large volumes of online traffic and inquiries (public and customer). Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-05-28
Copper Biocide Inc. Coper Based Antimicrobial Coatings This innovation provides active (24/7) antimicrobial coatings powered by a copper-based, nanostructure additive for polymeric matrices (coatings, thermoplastic, and nonwoven fabrics). It prevents fomite transmission by reducing the growth and reproduction of viruses, bacteria, and fungi which may have come in contact with the surfaces of these antimicrobial materials. Edmonton, AB Sanitization Awarded 2020-06-01
CryptoMill Cybersecurity Solutions Circles of Trust - Data Security and Privacy for COVID-19 Information Sharing CSE warns Canada's COVID-19 researchers that hackers may "steal ongoing key research toward a vaccine". Circles of Trust protects government, healthcare, defence, and commercial-sensitive information by using a unique model based on "Circles", which restricts access on a need-to-know basis (enforced using encryption). Once in a Circle, security travels with the data, and assets stay protected on endpoints (mobile devices and in the cloud); thus, ensuring shared data stays protected anywhere, everywhere. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-06-01
Ecopia Tech Corporation Geospatial analytics system to provide location-based intelligence for enhanced disease response This system leverages various geospatial datasets (including digital maps generated by Ecopia's artificial intelligence system) in conjunction with anonymized mobile location data to generate predictive analytics surrounding the behaviour and movement of people (within digital maps). The end goal is to help government stakeholders better understand and respond to factors that affect the spread of and response to COVID-19 and other outbreaks. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-06-04
Global Spatial Technology Solutions Inc. Maritime Situational Awareness and Response Coordination System - OCIANA OCIANA is an AI-based, maritime risk and response coordination tool. This innovation improves maritime situational awareness for users (healthcare, safety and security agencies) and supports real-time decision making during public health emergencies (COVID-19 pandemic, or other safety, security, or environmental events). The tool can also be used to support and quantify economic recovery and establish supply chain resilience through the analysis and management of maritime trade. Dartmouth, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-06-04
World Clean Crystals Corp. Stericlean Crystals Stericlean Crystals are an innovative technology that keep surfaces sterilized and germ-free. This technology utilizes ambient light and humidity in the air to produce hydroxyl radicals (one of the strongest oxidants) to attack and terminate organic matter (bacteria, viruses, mildew, etc.). Surfaces treated with Stericlean Crystals will remain sterilized and germ-free for a long duration and in principle, be effective against COVID-19 (by significantly reducing its transmission from surfaces). Victoria, BC Sanitization Awarded 2020-06-04
Cubresa Inc. NuPET Bio Understanding the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2, as well as the development of antivirals and a vaccine, are key components in the fight against COVID-19. The NuPET Bio is the world's first portable PET scanner, specially designed for use with highly infectious pathogens. Incorporation of the device into preclinical work will enable researchers to understand how prospective antivirals/vaccines affect the physiology of the body, their toxicity, and their effectiveness at fighting/preventing disease. Winnipeg, MB Testing and Diagnostics Awarded 2020-06-15
KA Imaging Dual Energy Mobile X-ray Machine KA Imaging has developed the world's first portable dual-energy X-ray detector (Reveal) that detects pulmonary abnormalities, including consolidation and ground glass opacities (signs of COVID-19) earlier than a conventional mobile chest X-ray. The proposed innovation can help determine if a medication works, and help choose the right time to put COVID-19 patients on ventilators (to optimize ventilator usage and patient recovery). Reveal is portable so it can be used in the ICU, parking lots, or senior's homes. Waterloo, ON Testing and Diagnostics Awarded 2020-06-15
IR&T Inc. - Imagerie Recherche et Technologies Preclinical PET scanners TEP Ultra-high resolution LabPET  Ultra-high resolution preclinical LabPET II PET scanners provide optimal precision across the globe. These scanners are used in preclinical imaging centres (mice, rats, ferrets) to study organs, and to develop new medications and treatments (e.g., for COVID-19). Sherbrooke, QC Testing and Diagnostics Awarded 2020-06-15
Fusion Genomics Corp. ONETest CoronaViruses (CoV)-FAST Fusion Genomics ONETest CoV-FAST is capable of sequencing the genome of all known human and animal coronaviruses (including SARS-COV-2). The assay provides fully assembled coronaviruses genomes and transmission data, enabling health care officials to trace, track, and deploy well-informed control measures in addition to addressing future issues (e.g., testing the efficacy of newly developed treatments vaccines and safeguarding against the next pandemic). Burnaby, BC Testing and Diagnostics Awarded 2020-06-15
Geonavo Positioning System Inc. (Tenera Care) Tenera Care Tenera Care is an accurate, wearable technology that automates the collection and monitoring of user movements as well as interactions within indoor environments. We monitor user locations with sub-room precision (>6"), in real-time. Positions for each user are shown on a graphical interface in a user console. Custom geofences and alerts allow the system to send notifications and historical reporting for use in contact tracing, social distancing measures and quarantine management. Hammonds Plains, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-06-26
Invision AI, Inc. Three-dimensional camera-based situational awareness for social distancing and lockdown enforcement. CrowdView is a powerful privacy-preserving AI-based video solution that provides real-time 3D analysis of crowds in public spaces to help assess social distancing risk and compliance. Using existing video feeds, the system provides real-time statistics such as crowd density, mask penetration, and average interpersonal distance. The system may be used to collect statistical assessment of "hot spots". Built-in thresholds may also be used to trigger notifications to public safety and security personnel as a means to address hot spots. The system does not perform facial recognition. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-26
MOBIA Technology Innovations, Inc. SurgeCon SurgeCon is a surge software solution for Emergency Departments and Acute Care Hospitals. It allows hospitals to improve their ability to handle surges in patient volumes, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. SurgeCon is the only ED Flow Solution that directly and automatically informs clinicians with specific instructions (based on situational changes as they occur). This is achieved through our surge protocol algorithms, which allows for improved flow and capacity within the ED, and across departments. Dartmouth, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-26
Dymedso Inc. A novel non-invasive airway clearance device for COVID-19 Dymedso's Frequencer® V3 (Hospital) is a non-invasive device, compatible with ventilated patients, that effectively clears airway secretions, recruits smaller airways, and would be extremely valuable to treat COVID-19. It is a novel and painless device that uses sound waves to cause the lungs to vibrate and the viscosity of mucus to decrease, making it more liquid and easier to expectorate. The Frequencer V3 is amendable for use in COVID-19 patients. Montreal, QC Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Testing partner identified 2020-06-26
SIMBL Business Enablement Inc. PHACT- Passive Historical Aggregate Contact Tracing A scalable system that utilizes ubiquitous radio interactions and geofencing in order to establish the historical movements of individuals, and identify areas of high interaction with other individuals. The platform is designed to sweep predetermined areas continuously and generate a time-stamped database of interactions between fixed position scanners and mobile devices. The system does not require individuals to download any software, or opt-in permissions, and adheres to Canadian privacy laws. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-29
DappWorks Technology Inc. Blockchain Based Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Traceability and Quality Audit System The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the rational use of PPE in health care and community settings (in the context of COVID-19); however, such devices are in shortage globally and many counterfeit devices prevail in the market. Counterfeit PPE can provide insufficient protection and lead to an increased public health risk. Conventional audit-based solutions cannot guarantee the quality of every device in the market. This project will integrate the latest blockchain technology into the entire supply chain to solve this problem. Richmond, BC Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-29
Black Arcs Inc. Short-cycle Community Transmission Modelling for Economic Restart This innovation will deploy Black Arcs Inc.'s modelling software to serve as a local spatial model of community transmission for communicable outbreaks such as COVID-19, and give decision-makers tools to prototype policy steps towards economic recovery. This gives decision-makers a flexible tool for prototyping and discussing public health and land-use measures within one platform. Fredericton, NB Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-06-29
A&K Robotics Autonomous Mobile Robotic UV Light Disinfector (Amrud) The Amrud is a self-driving robot capable of autonomously disinfecting large areas of floor spaces and high-touch surfaces with a targeted approach specially designed to combat viruses and germs that can linger and be transmitted from surface to surface. Developed specifically for use in commercial and public spaces, the Amrud supplements janitorial staff to keep places clean, reduce the spread of germs during disease outbreaks, and aid in efforts to proactively prevent public heath crises. Vancouver, BC Sanitization Awarded 2020-07-09
Forrest Green Solutions Ltd. Secure Online Police Record Check Solution Secure web-based platform allowing individuals to apply for a police record check with the RCMP. Secure payment (PCI Compliant) and secure identity verification is built-in. The RCMP are able to download the application information securely, process the police record check, and return the results. Richmond Hill, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-07-09
Raposify Solutions Inc 5 Revive

COVID-19 isn't just a virus – it's the beginning of a global mental health crisis. Canadians are fighting to preserve our physical health, but the social and financial fallout brings about a mental cost as well. This would be further amplified by another wave of COVID-19 this winter.

Stuck at home? With just your phone, take 5 minutes to escape, destress, and connect with friends. Trick your mind into better mental health with immersive environments of 360° videos and surround sound.

Vancouver, BC Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Awarded 2020-07-13
Flourishing Life Technologies A Strengths-Based Assessment and Well-Being Intervention for Traumatized COVID-19 Students in School With the current COVID-19 pandemic, schools will need to be prepared to engage and support varying levels of traumatized students.  For many students, schools will become their main source for mental health care.  As opposed to a risk reaction and mitigation model, Flourishing Life Technologies proposes a strengths-based assessment and intervention approach to engaging and preparing students to thrive and experience positive well-being during current crisis and future life challenges. Port Moody, BC Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Testing partner identified 2020-08-05
CleanAir.ai Active Polarized Ultraviolet  HVAC Filter CleanAir.ai proposes to develop an IoT-enabled HVAC filter system that utilizes active polarization technology in combination with UV light to remove airborne bacteria, germs, and viruses. CleanAir.ai's proposed technology would increase filtration efficiency of HVAC filter systems to 98% down to the 0.007 micron range. Scarborough, ON Prevention and Protection Testing partner identified 2020-08-05
Deep Trekker Inc. DT640 Remotely Operated Disinfectant Robotic Vehicle Portable disinfectant spray or nebuliser distribution robot that can be remotely operated by an integrated hand-held controller from up to 400M away. The 20kg, three-wheeled, zero-turn radius vehicle has 2 camera feeds to enable any operator to drive the robot into a contaminated area and apply disinfectant liquid in a spray, atomized or nebulized form to air, surfaces, people or objects from a safe distance. Kitchener, ON Sanitization Awarded 2020-08-05
O/E Land Inc. UV pulsed fiber laser technology for pathogen inactivation and disinfection of COVID-19 This new high-efficiency, high-power ultraviolet (UV) pulsed laser is proposed for the inactivation of COVID-19, the sterilization of biologicals, pharmaceuticals, reagents, etc. When compared to typical UV light lamps or LEDs, our UV pulsed laser can reduce the total sanitization time from tens of minutes to less than 1 minute. This new UV laser system can be used in high traffic gateway places (e.g., airports, train stations, hospitals and factory production lines) as a fast and efficient sanitization process. LaSalle, QC Sanitization Awarded 2020-08-13
Nuvis Technologies Inc. Social Distance Monitor (SDM) SDM helps monitor social distancing in public places (especially commercial establishments and government offices) as per public health guidelines, and in compliance with Canadian Privacy Laws. SDM helps control entry into public places to enforce occupancy limit rules, monitor the use of face masks, and advise if social distancing is being followed. SDM also provides valuable data to public health (and the owner of the public place) to improve the enforcement of social distancing. Mississauga, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-08-13
Sky Canoe Inc. Contagion-Free Critical Response For Maritime, Defense and Remote Communities Canadian ships at sea, and citizens in remote communities with limited access to healthcare, are highly vulnerable to COVID19. Sky Canoe has developed the world's most advanced unmanned cargo aircraft to assist these customers and make shipping goods to them safer and less expensive. In the context of COVID19, our UAV Cargo solution is urgently needed by vulnerable Canadians, and will remove the risk of contagion from critical responses which require the movement of goods/medical samples. Toronto, ON Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-13
BioIntelligence Technologies inc. Smart instruments to increase the effectiveness of biofabricated COVID-19 vaccines Smart instrument platform to accelerate the development of bioprocesses and increase the effectiveness of biological components biofabricated in cell cultures in a GMP environment for the purposes of Canadian production of COVID-19 vaccines. Sherbrooke, QC Prevention and Protection Awarded 2020-08-20
Econse Water Purification Systems Inc. OZOCAV Surface Disinfectant System Our technology allows for safe, large scale, low cost industrial level disinfection of surfaces and air in high traffic, high turn-over spaces with no consumables. Unlike toxic fogging or other chemical cleaners, our technology does not require employees to evacuate spaces for extended periods of time.  Occupation of rooms and facilities can continue uninterrupted and disinfection is immediate on contact. This new technology has the potential to be rapidly deployed as a powerful tool against this and all future pandemics. Scarborough, ON Sanitization Testing partner identified 2020-08-20
IDP Group Inc. Sina Sina is a mobile, scalable, modular quarantine unit that can be used in healthcare, long-term care, correctional facilities or other similar organizations. Sina can contain ICU, acute care, isolation units, labs, pharmacies, and other features. It can assist with hospital surge capacity to decrease overcrowding (known to result in a higher mortality rate). The bidder is currently engaged with Toronto General Hospital (TGH) and The University Health Network (UHN) to pilot the first field hospital. Chesterville, ON Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Awarded 2020-08-20
Umay Care Holdings Inc.  Umay Rest Thermal Meditation Stress Reduction Unit Umay Rest is a portable wellness device that addresses sleep problems, stress, and digital eye strain through sessions ranging in duration from 90 seconds to 9 minutes. The device helps front-line workers relax, refresh, and restore their eyes, mind, and body so they can continue to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Umay is an easy solution to manage the effects of stress and our constant connection to screens through a sensory experience built around thermal therapy and vibrotactile stimulation. Etobicoke, ON Patient Monitoring, Tracking, and Wellness Awarded 2020-08-20
Chaac Technologies Inc. Interactive virtual reality, photorealistic training for health care staff Our innovation generates virtual, photorealistic environments based on real locations. These virtual environments are used to create immersive virtual reality training. These training modules are custom-built and aligned with specific learning objectives. These training modules have an acquisition retention rate of 75%, five times higher than online or in-class training. Montreal, QC Situational Awareness and Critical Response Awarded 2020-08-20
Thius Canada Inc. AiO-D — All in One Disinfection system Drone capable of flight, traveling on ground as a rover, and in water. The AiO-D changes modes automatically, without human intervention. The AiO-D is used for automated remote sanitization of confined areas (e.g., hospitals, warehouses, stores, businesses, transportation vehicles, etc.), thus avoiding human exposure to contaminated areas, and the use of PPE. The drone enters areas to sanitize as a ground rover, avoids collisions, obtains a 360° view and flies, emitting UVC light and spraying disinfectants. Ottawa, ON Sanitization Testing partner identified 2020-09-22
Nodalblock Canada Holdings Inc. ("OARO") OARO ACCESS with Elevated Body Temperature Screening OARO ACCESS uses state-of-the-art facial recognition and Blockchain Identity Management to secure restricted areas. In less than 2 seconds, multiple security checks are performed as individuals approach the access point. OARO is developing a prototype (elevated body temperature screening module) to mitigate the risk that an individual with a fever can access a protected area. Halifax, NS Situational Awareness and Critical Response Testing partner identified 2020-10-02
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