KINGSTON, ON -- A breakthrough optical measurement technology for laser cutting developed by two Queen’s physicists is the winner of this year’s Atherton Entrepreneurship Award.

Switchable Solutions Inc., the Toronto-based clean technology company led by former Canadian Plastics Industry Association head Mark Badger, is making progress with its plans to offer a proprietary green solvent-based technology that enables efficient and environmentally friendly plastic recycling and processing of oil sands.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 12, 2012) - Switchable Solutions Inc. (Switchable Solutions) announced today that Dr. Eric Kelusky and Mary Frazer C.A. have joined the Company's executive team to support accelerating technology commercialization plans.

Vapour said to be a bacteria killer

By Elliot Ferguson The Whig-Standard 

A new disinfection technology developed at Queen's University could bolster the fight against bacteria infections in hospitals, hotels and food processing facilities.

The technology combines ozone and hydrogen peroxide into another compound that is extremely effective at killing bacteria.