Startup Showcase

Below are various startups that were founded with consultation from WORLDiscoveries utilizing technologies developed at our partner institutions.

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Western Maple Bio Resources Inc.

Western Maple Bio Resources is a green chemical engineering company that produces environmentally friendly and sustainable chemicals and materials such as formaldehyde-free wood adhesive, VOC-free coatings, paints and diluents and other bio-based materials. Their products are sustainable, safer and better for the planet.

RECAT Technologies Inc.

RECAT Technologies specializes in the development and commercialization of various reactor engineering and catalytic technologies that are useful in the oil and petrochemical industry. Their novel designs significantly improves the efficiency of the laboratory scale catalytic reactor unit utilized in many research programs around the world.

Front Line Medical

Front Line Medical is a medical device company lowering the barriers to bleeding control and resuscitation worldwide. The company offers a life-saving tool, the COBRA-OS™ to help patients in emergency situations. Used for REBOA procedures, the COBRA-OS’ smaller size decreases both the time it takes to complete the procedure and risk of complications.


Neurolytixs’ ground-breaking technologies leverages artificial intelligence to diagnose concussions with blood biomarkers within 48 hours of an incident. Their research has identified a number of blood biomarkers that accurately identify brain injury among patients. This technology is the first test of its kind to yield accuracy in concussion diagnosis.

AHead Simulations Inc.

AHead Simulations was founded solely for incorporating simulation educational technology within hearing healthcare to better education, training, and the client experience. AHead’s main product, CARL is the only patient simulator platform to combine a physical patient simulator with clinical resources and curriculum to maximize clinical success.

Precision Proteomics

Precision Proteomics is a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company commercializing a novel platform for the development of next-generation precision medicines. Precision’s technology can systematically and quantitatively profile activations of key signal pathways that drive pathogenesis and the development of resistance to therapy.  


Ensyn produces biocrude from forest and agricultural residues using its proprietary thermal technology. Ensyn is now building out its production capacity for a broader commercialization of heating fuels and for the production of low carbon feedstocks for petroleum refineries in an application known as Refinery Co-processing.

KGK Synergize

KGK Science provides high-quality clinical research trials and expert regulatory support for the nutraceutical, cannabis and hemp industries. For over 22 years, we have successfully helped hundreds of companies with custom designed clinical trials and claim substantiation strategies to move products efficiently into global markets.

CVD Diamond Corporation

Since 1998 CVD Diamond Corporation has used proprietary technology for diamond coating to produce the highest quality Diamond Coated End Mills available on the market today. These high quality diamond cutting tools are used in machining graphite, machining carbon fiber, machining ceramics in the green state and in the machining of composite materials.

Renix Inc.

RenixUIX™ is the world’s only steady state ion exchange system. Unlike traditional ion exchange, patented RenixUIX™ uses just one adsorption vessel combined with steady-state, uninterrupted resin regeneration.

LifeLike BioTissue

Founded in London, Ontario, Canada, LifeLike BioTissue has been providing realistic surgical simulators to facilitate and increase the quality and ease of surgical skills training for over a decade.

DQE Instruments

The detective quantum efficiency (DQE) is recognized by industry leaders and regulators as the only standard measure of x-ray detector performance. The DQE describes the difference between high-performance and low-performance systems

Aufero Medical Technologies

Aufero Medical Technologies

Aufero Medical Technologies have developed a device for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia. The device will maintain contact force at a specified level during the procedure, reducing arrhythmia recurrence and repeat surgery.

Data Infusion Intelligence Inc.

Data Infusion Intelligence Inc.

Data Infusion Intelligence Inc. (DAIN²) is a platform created by the Faculty of Engineering at Western University. The platform aids businesses in visualizing, monitoring, understanding, and controlling their processes.

CellAdore Skin Health Inc.

CellAdore Skin Health Inc.

CellAdore Skin Health Inc.’s mission is to develop, manufacture and distribute premium products to consumers to enhance and maintain their skin health. Their vision is to be the trusted brand for skin health products developed based on rigorous scientific evidence.

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