In many remote locations, access to medical supplies, which can make the difference between a speedy recovery and death, can be limited because of their sensitivity to temperature variations during transport.
When a radio repeater fails, police and fire fighters can’t communicate. Factories stop. To reduce outages, a multidisciplinary research team combines Industrial Internet of Things, data science, and artificial intelligence.
One company that’s addressing the need for a vaccine is Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company that’s using a new manufacturing technology based on Plants and Virus-like Particles (VLP). Medicago is creating a vaccine that has the potential to promote antibody production, and unlike cell culture systems, plant systems do not require complicated growth or storage conditions.
A collaborative research project supported by Mitacs is contributing to enhance St.Amant’s community transitions by documenting and evaluating their impact on health and quality of life of persons with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities.
With the goal of improving access to healthy, quality, affordable and sufficient food for the residents of Montréal’s Little Burgundy, a Mitacs-funded project humanizes innovation by developing a socially relevant autonomous shuttle bus.
The form and materials of the buildings and landscape in urban areas alter wind patterns, solar radiation, humidity and air temperature. A collaboration between Mitacs, KPMB Architects and Ryerson University facilitated the creation of tools that allow architects to have a better understanding of these effects and use them to optimize their projects.
As an engineering student at the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology in Tunisia, Semah combined his desire to learn with his passion for contributing to something that will benefit society.