The Board of Directors of Mirexus is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anton Korenevski as Chief Scientist. The Chief Scientist role has been established to ensure that scientific excellence is a key foundational building block for the company.
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
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.
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.