Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Nasim Hajari

About the award: Develop mapping technique for  interface monitoring of pressure injuries.

Date awarded: ​December, 2019



Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Jennifer Bertrand, PhD

About the award: Development of Trifecta-Lite: Validating a Low-cost, Accessible Sensorimotor Assessment Tool.

Date awarded: ​December, 2019

Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Ramin Fathian, PhD

About the award: Development of novel wearable technologies for gesture monitoring and preventing individuals from high-risk habitual behaviours in COVID-19 pandemic.

Date awarded: ​May, 2020


Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Mojtaba Sharifi, PhD

About the award: Development of upper limb soft exo-suit prototype design.

Date awarded: ​December, 2019

​Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Bernal Manzanilla, PhD

About the award: Automated fluid presence detection in the lungs using ultrasound imaging.

Date awarded: ​May, 2020


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Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Ahmed Shehata, PDF

About the award: Development of virtual prothesis system stimulator (ViPER).

Date awarded: ​July, 2019


Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Matheus Mussi, MSc. 

About the award: User-centred design of a hybrid brain-computer interface (BCI) for children with disabilities.

Date awarded: ​September, 2020


Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Ramin Fathian, PhD

About the award: In-field assessment of the risk of repetitive strain injury of the shoulder in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury.

Date awarded: ​September, 2020



Award: Innovation Fund Recipient

Who: Aida Valevicius, PDF

About the award: Using lessons learned during COVID-19 to inform quality telerehabilitation services.

Date awarded: ​May 2020


​Award: Patent for the SOCC (Smart Ongoing Circulatory Compressions)

Who: Dr. Vivian Mushahwar, Director, SMART Network

About the award: The SOCC is a wearable garment used to prevent deep vein thrombosis. 

Date awarded: ​September, 2020