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ECO grants

Purpose: To fund small projects, led by a CSACS principal investigator, whose objective is to demonstrate or strengthen proof-of-principle for a CSACS research-based invention. Successful projects are expected to lead to results with strong commercialization potential.

Amount of funding: $20,000 max per project (direct research costs only)

Project time frame: 1 year

Applications: Cover page + 2 pages max.

Adjudication: By members of Industrial Innovation Program committee of CSACS

Garry Hanan

 

Université de Montréal

2012

New organometallic materials for photovoltaic applications

Yue Zhao

 

Université de Sherbrooke

2012

CO2-switchable polymeric surfactants

Jean-François Masson

 

Université de Montréal

2012

Hand-held chemical sensors for detection of methotrexate

Will Skene

 

Université de Montréal

2011

Developing a rapid point-of-care self-test for fetal fibronectin detection - A simple home test alerting to pre-term delivery

Theo van de Ven

 

McGill University

2011

Paper-based sensor to detect pathogens using a displacement essay involving self-assembled block copolymer micelles

Will Skene

 

Université de Montréal

2010

Prototype of electrochromic device derived from azomethines-proof of concept of environmentally friendly materials

Michel Lafleur

 

Université de Montréal

2010

Sterosomes as skin barrier replacement

Jean-François Masson

 

Université de Montréal

2010

Integration of peptide self assembled monolayer on microhole arrays