In 2016, a pilot project began and a new venture emerged from Queen’s University; the timing was right for implementing and evaluating a novel strategy for commercializing intellectual property originating from researchers at the university.

Nanofabrication capabilities helped Queen’s University researchers and their graduate students develop a novel, highly sensitive portable biosensor that can be manufactured simply and inexpensively. Their technology now forms the basis of an award-winning startup company, Spectra Plasmonics.

FedDev Ontario Invests in Innovative Firefighting Technology

News Release originally published on the Government of Canada website