An Overview of NRCan’s IP Portfolio

Natural Resources Canada has developed and patented a number of technologies. This portfolio contains technologies that are already licensed and technologies that are not. The technologies have been organized by the following fields:

Industry: The general industry in which the technology can be applied

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code: A hierarchical structure that organizes the economy into different sectors. For more information on the NAICS structure please click here.

To access an NRCan technology that is commercially available please contact the licensee listed.

To submit expressions of interest for any available technologies please email the Intellectual Property Division.

Natural Resources Canada’s IP Portfolio

NRCan Technology ID Industry NAICS Code IP Technology Name Status of Licensee Info
10346 Advanced Materials 3329 - Other fabricated metal product manufacturing Fabrication of Particulate Preform for Squeeze Casting of Metal Matrix Composites Available - please contact us
10578 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Cellulose/Polymer Composite Enthalpy Exchanger InnergyTech
10579 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR A CELLULOSE/POLYMER DESICCANT ARTICLE InnergyTech
10581 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction A new process for the purification and stabilization of partially cracked oil (ROBYS) Available - please contact us
10602 Industrial Technologies 3345 - Navigational, measuring, medical and control instruments manufacturing Sulfide Biosensor and Bio-Corrosion Probe; ; Available - please contact us
10615 Advanced Materials 3329 - Other fabricated metal product manufacturing Novel Binder System for Making Preforms for Magnesium Metal Matrix Composites Available - please contact us
10643 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction On-Line/Off-Line Analyser for Asphaltene Content and Solvent-to-Oil Ratio in Diluted Bitumen and Diluted Heavy Oils Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
10667 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Method and Apparatus for Producing Free Flowing Powder from Liquid Biomaterials (Jet Spouted Bed Dryer) MBHydro, Atsenti
10670 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Two-Stage Hydrocyclone System Available - please contact us
10674 Advanced Materials 3329 - Other fabricated metal product manufacturing Fabrication of Isotropic, Zero Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Materials Available - please contact us
10757 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Method for Burning Coal Using Oxygen in a Recycled Flue Gas Stream for CO2 Capture Available - please contact us
10774 Advanced Materials 3261 - Plastic Product Manufacturing Fabrication Method for Polymer Composites Reinforced with both Coated and Uncoated Long Fibers Available - please contact us
10783 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Pre-Treatment of Lime-Based Sorbents Using Hydration Available - please contact us
10791 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Thermal rock fragmentation by sweeping and grooving for continuous extraction in underground narrow-vein metal-bearing.. Available - please contact us
10802 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Production of High Cetane Diesel Fuel from Low-Quality Biomass-Derived Feedstocks Available - please contact us
10807 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Production of Bio-Diesel From Waste Triglycerides Via a Thermal Route Available - please contact us
10816 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Gas-Phase Hydrotreater with monolithic Catalyst for Hydrodesulphurization of Middle Distillates Available - please contact us
10834 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Vapour phase esterification of free fatty acids Available - please contact us
10843 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Low Temperature production of hydrogen from biomass using stirred tank reactor Available - please contact us
10844 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Conversion of glycerol to naphtha range oxygenates Available - please contact us
10848 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Hydrocracking of Heavy Hydrocarbon Oils with Improved Gas-Liquid Distribution UOP
10851 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Pozzalonic Activator for Non-ferrous Granulated Slag Available - please contact us
10852 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Petroleum Bioconversion of Organic Acids to Prevent Refinery Corrosion Available - please contact us
10853 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Petroleum BioProcessing to Prevent Refinery Corrosion Available - please contact us
10858 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction CANMET High Efficiency Recycled Flue System; (CHERFS) Available - please contact us
10862 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Improved method to remove antimony from copper electrolytes; ; Available - please contact us
10873 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction Direct Fired High Pressure SAGD Steam Generator License under negotiation
10880 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences A jet pump system for heat and cold management: apparatus, arrangement and methods of use Available - please contact us
10893 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Hybrid Reactor for VAM Applications - CH4MIN Sindicatum
10896 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction CO2 Capture and Compression Processes based on Low-temperature Gas Separation with Auto-refrigeration and Gas Recycle Available - please contact us
10898 Oil & Gas 21311 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction An Energy Efficient Low Emissions Process Integrating Fossil Fuel Combustion with a Supercritical CO2 Closed Brayton Cycle for Clean Power Generation with CO2 Capture for Re-use or Storage License under negotiation
10905 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Improved method for leaching gold with thiosulfate Available - please contact us
10918 Advanced Materials 3255 - Paint, Coating and Adhesive Manufacturing Perfluoroalkoxy Coating with Improved Thermal Conductivity for Condensing Heat Exchangers Nanophyll
10919 Advanced Materials 3255 - Paint, Coating and Adhesive Manufacturing Asphaltene Components as Organic electronic Materials Available - please contact us
10924 Energy Storage 33591 - Storage Battery Manufacturing CanmetENERGY Hybrid Rankine Cycle (HyRC) Available - please contact us
10935 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Process for Drying and Powderizing Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, and natural Health Ingredients Atsenti
10932 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Measurement of Lay Length of Wire Rope Meglab
10957 Metals & Mining 2122 - Metal Ore Mining Process for metals leaching and recovery from radioactive wastes Available - please contact us
10966 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Dollars to $ense CIET
10926 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Advanced Recommissioning Course CIET
10990 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences CAN-Quest Training Material CIET
10963 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Heat Integration Training Available - please contact us
 10965 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Explore Software Available - please contact us
10922 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Energy Star Trademark Available - please contact us
10605 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Energuide Rating System Trademark Available - please contact us
10629 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Super E House Program Energy Efficient Exporters' Alliance
11007 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Putting Energy and Emissions on the Map QUEST - Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow
10990 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences CAN-Quest Available Through NRCan
11026 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences CanMETEO Available through NRCan
10603 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences EE4 Available through NRCan
10964 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences HPAC Available through NRCan
10414 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Hot2000 Available through NRCan
10992 Energy Storage 33591 - Storage Battery Manufacturing PEV-CIM Available through NRCan
11005 Industrial Technologies 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences PV Perform Mod Available through NRCan
10926 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Recommissioning (RCx) Available through NRCan
10730 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Diagnostic Agent for Building Operators (DABO) Software BGI
10960 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Ring Tree TransferTech Sherbrooke
10962 Building Energy Efficiency 54171 - Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences Energy Predictor Software Available - please contact us