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Posted June 15, 2017

New Pavements use Recycled Scrap Tires

UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill [...]

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Posted May 13, 2017

IC-IMPACTS at Canada India Healthcare Summit

South Asians, from the Asian sub-continent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan1) share the common genetic pool. Nearly 1.2 million South Asians live in Canada. They share [...]

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Posted April 21, 2017

Dr. Bérubé Uses Bacteria to Clean Drinking Water

Access to clean drinking water is a constant challenge for millions of people around the world. Dr. Bérubé and his research team have a goal to “provide a model for low-cost, [...]

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Posted March 28, 2017

IC-IMPACTS Featured in Major Stories This Month

In celebration of Canadian Water Week, IC-IMPACTS water projects and initiatives were featured in print copies of The Vancouver Sun and online articles in The Province and CBC last [...]

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Posted February 18, 2017

Dr. Banthia Receives Global CSR Leadership Award

Dr. Nemy Banthia was awarded the Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leadership Award on February 18, 2017 in Mumbai, India.  Organized by the World CSR Congress, Dr. Banthia received [...]

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Posted January 19, 2017

IC-IMPACTS Funds 5 New Projects in the Smart and Green Buildings Sector

IC-IMPACTS and the Department of Science and Technology, India (DST) have successfully selected 5 new research projects in the smart and green buildings sector. IC-IMPACTS and DST partnered in 2016 to [...]

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Posted December 16, 2016

IC-IMPACTS Funds 5 New Projects in the Public Health Sector

IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence and the Department of Biotechnology, India (DBT) have successfully selected 5 new research projects in the public health sector. These projects will be fully funded [...]

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Posted December 14, 2016

Dr. Vivek Bindiganavile Uses Novel Nanolime Material to Repair the KRS Dam

The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is a significant irrigation and drinking water source for the people of Mysore, Mandya, and Bengaluru.  Built nearly a hundred years ago using [...]

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Posted November 30, 2016

Dr. Prasher Uses Agricultural Waste to Remove Heavy Metals in Wastewater

Dr. Prasher Uses Agricultural Waste to Remove Heavy Metals in Wastewater Before being released into open water bodies, municipal wastewater is often treated to remove harmful suspended solids and [...]

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Posted November 10, 2016

Accelerating Smart Cities: Tata Consultancy Services Partners with IC-IMPACTS

Accelerating Smart Cities: Tata Consultancy Services Partners with IC-IMPACTS IC-IMPACTS has formed a strategic partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to accelerate innovation in the smart cities sector.  TCS [...]

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