U of M technology transfer office developing energy-related database
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The University of Manitoba’s technology transfer office (TTO) is taking the lead in the creation of a $1.8 million database that will link Western Canadian expertise in energy with the private sector.
In what many are saying is a long overdue effort to leverage the knowledge — and equipment — from across the west with the energy industry, it could become the precursor to other sectoral collaborations between industry and academia.
The funding comes from Western Economic Diversification whose minister, Michelle Rempel, started her career in the U of M’s TTO.
Digvir Jayas, vice-president of research at the U of M said, “Partnerships with industry and government not only increase the research enterprise at the U of M but also at our partner institutions in Manitoba and across Canada. “