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Mirexus is pleased to announce that Dr. Marty Kurylowicz has recently received two research awards

Our colleague Dr. Marty Kurylowicz has recently received two research awards: - The National Science & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Industrial Research Fellowship (IRDF) that provides funding for two years to help Canada’s top recent PhD graduates find innovative research jobs in industry. - The OCE (Ontario Centres of Excellence) Talent Edge award that provides 1 year of research funding

John Dutcher presents “Phytospherix™”

Bringing Nature’s Nanotechnology to the Marketplace. Mirexus Founder and Board Chairman, Professor John Dutcher, was a key-note speaker at the 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Niagara Falls Ontario.  The presentation reviews some of the unique properties of the natural nanomaterial “Phytospherix™” and explores market opportunities for its application.

Mirexus Founder Professor John Dutcher receives Gryphon’s LAAIR funding

Professor John Dutcher received $125,000 from the Gryphon’s LAAIR (Leading to Accelerated Adoption of Innovative Research) program, which is funded through the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs-U of G Partnership and Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. John and Mirexus CEO Phil Whiting successfully pitched their ideas for commercializing the technology to a panel of industry stakeholders. This funding will provide key resources to help take the PHYTOSPHERIX™ polysaccharide nanoparticle technology to the marketplace.

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