Bengaluru, Mar 7 (PTI) Technology services firm Vee
Technologies and Sona Group of educational institutions have
forged an agreement with Canada-based University Health
Network (UHN) to collaborate on a multi-institution research
and commercialisation effort to develop smart fabric-based
The collaboration agreement seeks to contribute to
”FIBRE”, a research initiative that will be fuelled by the UHN
hospital network, which includes Toronto General and Toronto
Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre,
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute
of Education, a joint statement said.
As part of the agreement, Bengaluru and New York co-
headquartered Vee Technologies will make significant cash
contributions to the current and future research projects to
be undertaken by the collaborating institutions, universities
and hospitals in Canada, the statement said.
Vee Technologies and Sona group of institutions will be
the only partners outside North America, it was noted.
The Salem-based Sona Group of education institutions
Sona College of Technology, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College
and Sona College of Arts and Science will contribute to the
FIBRE project through their faculty, laboratories and
Executive Vice President, Science and Research, UHN,
Bradly G Wouters, said the initiative will help bring together
multidisciplinary expertise in order to develop textiles and
garments that can support the growing needs of the healthcare
sector for people in Canada, India and beyond.
“The health benefits are far-reaching and will serve to
help individuals experiencing chronic illness and aging, as
well as those living with disabilities”, Wouters said. PTI RS
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