Sweeter dreams are on the horizon thanks to a Halifax researcher and entrepreneurHamed Hanafi is a busy researcher these days. During the week, the Dalhousie University postdoc is interning with a Halifax-based medical company through a Mitacs Accelerate research project. During the evenings and weekends, he’s pursuing a personal goal of becoming an entrepreneur and getting a passion project off the ground.
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'Scan-to-skate' technology brings customized comfort to the iceAlthough Daniel’s expertise as an industrial designer could inform some components, the team needed Anne-Laure’s research background to apply engineering principles to illuminate why certain feet worked best with certain skates.
Cracking the genetic code of high performance athletes“I don’t think I realized I was an entrepreneur at first,” says Jeremy Koenig, founder of Halifax-based genomics start-up, Athletigen. “But then as I got more experience, I started to realize how my background in research could be an asset to me in founding a company — so I did just that.”
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University of Lethbridge: Mitacs Globalink students gain research experience while sampling local cultureUndergraduate students from across the globe are expanding their learning at the University of Lethbridge this summer through the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program.