Visite virtuelle du modèle 3D interactif du monastère des Ursulines de Québec

Le projet consiste à créer un modèle 3D interactif du monastère des Ursulines de Québec pour une diffusion Web afin de mettre en valeur l’héritage des religieuses ainsi que son monastère (considéré comme un bien patrimonial national). Notre projet est avant-gardiste parce qu’il propose une libre navigation dans le modèle aux internautes. En effet, la reconstitution est construite sur une plate-forme jeu (gaming engine) permettant une meilleure fluidité et interactivité, tout en respectant l’authenticité des lieux réels.

Improved quality control of blood products using high throughput mass spectrometry coupled to machine learning approaches.

We will assess the quality and suitability of blood and blood-derived products using a fast and economical approach that combines measurements of molecules in the blood product identified by their weight and computational approaches to make sense of all the data generated. Normal blood products have thousands of small molecules in common. By monitoring a large spectrum of these molecules, we will be in a position to determine the normal state and the quality of the products.

Évaluation statistique et prévision de la performance de gestionnaires d’actif

Ce projet porte sur l’évaluation de la performance de gestionnaires de fonds de placement. Plus spécifiquement, dans ce projet on cherche à développer des outils qui permettront à la compagnie de déterminer, à partir de données sur ses rendements passés et sur le rendement d’indices de marché appropriés, si un gestionnaire d’actif a été significativement plus performant dans ses placements que l’indice de marché en question.

CRIAQ MANU-404 : Additive Manufacturing

Bombardier Aerospace, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited and Pratt & Whitney Canada have all initiated projects on Additive Manufacturing processes. Although applications are different, all companies are facing the same challenges including the lack of a mature certification path and a mature Canadian supply chain. In order to accelerate the maturation of this technology, we are proposing the first Canadian industryled R&D program on additive manufacturing (AM).

Development of a non-destructive condensation sampler for airborne viruses

The proposed project is to develop a bioaerosol sampler which will have minimal impact on the infectivity of captured viruses. Airborne viruses are subjected to environmental conditions which could affect their potential of infectivity as well as their capacity to resist the shearing forces and desiccating conditions during sampling procedures with standard sampling apparatuses. This leads to the underestimation of infective viral loads in aerosols and could have a dramatic impact on the nature of the decisions taken for aerosol contamination control.

Award Winner Interview: Cindy Chamberland

Can you tell us a bit about the research you did through Mitacs Accelerate that led to you winning the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation – Post Doctoral?

Define the best omega-3 fatty acid to fight prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the more common cancer affected men in developed countries. Epidemiological data suggest that omega-3 fatty acids may prevent prostate cancer initiation and progression. However, these data do not decipher which omega-3 fatty acid presents the more potent anticancer properties. SCF Pharma has developed pure and highly bioavailable omega-3 fatty acids monoglycerides. Interestingly, data from SCF Pharma showed that these pure monoglycerides form of fatty acids can reduce the growth and the proliferation rate of prostate cancer cells in culture.

Development of RWA tools for the design, operation and migration of terrestrial and submarine coherent networks

The project covers the design and optimization of long-haul and ultra long-haul wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) networks. The objective is to develop routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) algorithms for next-generation terrestrial and undersea networks that are based on the use of high-speed dual-polarization coherent transponders. The goal is to improve the performance and accuracy of the RWA results and therefore to get more powerful tools for increasing network capacity and planning network migrations.

Development of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Iron Aluminide Coatings Reinforced With Hard Ceramic Particles for Wear Resistant Applications

This project aims at developing new coating materials exhibiting high oxidation, corrosion and wear resistance to addresses the specific needs of power generation equipment, which operate under severe erosion and abrasion conditions in corrosive environments.

Impact modeling of composite aircraft structure

Composite structures are vulnerable to impact damage, and have to satisfy certification procedures for high velocity impact from bird strike and foreign object damage. Since performing full scale impact tests is highly expensive and thus impractical, the development of validated analytical tools for the prediction of the structural response is essential for the industry to reduce development costs and to speed up the development process.