uOttawa Students collect innovation awards!

Le succès de deux nouveaux diplômés en génie de l’Université d’Ottawa, Kris Woodbeck et Mehrdad Rafat, a été reconnu en septembre 2008. à l’occasion du Défi innovation organisé par le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG).

The two graduate students each received a third place award in this national competition for students pursuing graduate studies in the natural sciences and engineering.  Woodbeck and Rafat join a number of uOttawa Engineering students who have won over $60,000 in innovation and entrepreneurship competitions in 2008.

Pour plus d’informations lisez Connections – Fevrier 2009 >
Read more on Connections – February 2009 >

Front row, l-r: Kris Woodbeck, Darius Remesat, Sarah Helgeson and Marc Boulé. Back row, l-r: Weian Zhao, Irwin Adam Eydelnant, Richard Ting, Darren Kraemer, Terence Gilhuly, Mehrdad Rafat and Jiang Liu.

About Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) is a collaboration among academic research institutions affiliated with the University of Ottawa and who's goal is to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices, enhanced market knowledge, student engagement and proactive industrial interation. OTTN members include the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institutie (OHRI), the Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Unviversity of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)

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