Organization: University of Waterloo

The Short Report – May 8, 2019: Cannabis R&D, fuel cell demo, accelerator funding

With the goal becoming a mainstream healthcare company, Smiths Falls, ON-based Canopy Growth Corp. has spun off a new division – Spectrum Therapeutics – to oversee the company’s commercial medical and clinical research operations including Spectrum Cannabis, Canopy Health Innovations, and recently acquired Germany-based C3Cannabinoid Compound Company, which develops cannabinoid-based medical therapies. – Canopy Growth…

Waterloo tests AI for use in financial sector

The Univ of Waterloo has developed software with AI algorithms that can help financial institutions justify the decisions they make as they comply with regulations.  Waterloo’s deep-learning algorithms are able to process and analyze rich data, and detect patterns that even users can’t tell how the analyses were made, researchers say. To test the algorithms,…

Museum puts the fun back into learning

The research is in – children learn best through inquiry-based learning. In response, the Canada Science and Technology Museum is about to get even more hands-on.