Boreal Genomics is committed to developing new technologies for blood-based detection and monitoring of circulating tumor DNA. The company has a team of specialists in molecular biology, engineering and physics with a passion to develop technology that advances next-generation sequencing to help cancer researchers and clinicians transform patient care through earlier detection and monitoring of cancer.
Cooledge Lighting exploits the full potential of LEDs to fuse light with architecture itself. By supplanting bulbs and fixtures with fully luminous surfaces, the company enables the design industry to rethink common spaces as highly customizable and dynamic environments – where illumination is the primary influencer on how people feel, work, shop and interact. Backed by proprietary technologies, award-winning products and thousands of installations, their vision is to give light a new role in the built environment; integral to design, unhindered by staid infrastructure and essential to how we experience a space.
Cooledge’s innovative products and solutions have received international acclaim from lighting and design industries for advancing the art and science of light with ground-breaking solutions that can unite form with function.
Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing critical infrastructure. Its enterprise software solutions leverage operational and financial data to help clients make investment decisions that deliver the highest business value. In 2018, Canadian Business magazine named Copperleaf one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Copperleaf is a member of The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and actively participates in shaping the future of asset management standards, including ISO 55000. Headquartered in Vancouver, its solutions are distributed and supported by regional staff and partners worldwide. The company is committed to building a better world, one decision at a time.
Podcast: Listen to Maria Pacella interviewing Judi Hess, CEO of Copperleaf, here.
D-Wave Systems is the world’s first quantum computing company and the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems and software. The company’s mission is to unlock the power of quantum computing to solve the world’s most challenging problems. Its systems are being used by world-class organizations and institutions including Lockheed Martin, Google, NASA, USC, USRA, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Volkswagen, and many others. D-Wave has been granted over 160 U.S. patents and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in leading scientific journals. D-Wave has been the subject of a cover story in Time, and of major coverage in The New York Times, Wired, MIT Technology Review, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist.
Blog: Read Rolf Dekleer’s post on quantum computing here.
General Fusion is developing the fastest, most practical and cost-effective path to commercial fusion power. The company is transforming how the world is energized by developing the first commercially-viable fusion power plant. Fusion will deliver clean, safe and on-demand power at industrial scale, providing a powerful complement to renewables and a pathway to a zero-emission grid.
General Fusion’s team of more than 60 scientists and engineers are world leaders in fusion technology, drawing on expertise in plasma physics, computer simulation and engineering to accelerate the commercialization of the world’s first fusion power plant.
Redlen Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high resolution Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) semiconductor radiation detectors which are enabling a new generation of high performance detection and imaging equipment including Nuclear Cardiology, CT Scanning, Baggage Scanning and Dirty Bomb Detection. With its industry-leading CZT growth technology, pioneered by a management and technical team that is deeply rooted in semiconductor and imaging technology, Redlen is changing the landscape for high performance, cost effective radiation-based medical and security imaging equipment.
Switch Materials develops switchable photochromic-electrochromic technology for integration into applications including automotive glass, architectural glass, eyewear and other transportation. Switch’s first product is a film that enables automotive sunroofs to darken automatically in sunlight to reduce heat and glare. The user can lighten the sunroof on demand with a small electric current. Working with partners throughout the automotive supply chain, Switch has developed the only switchable window technology specifically designed to meet the demanding requirements of the automotive industry.
Teradici is the creator of PC over IP (PCoIP) technology which securely delivers applications or entire workspaces from private data centres, public clouds or multicloud environments to any device. With over 13 million endpoints deployed around the world, Teradici’s solutions are relied on daily by industries including media and entertainment, oil & gas, design, finance, government and healthcare.
All portfolio company profiles included above are based on information available on portfolio company websites.