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Bionic Power Inc.

Bionic Power generates power from walking to recharge batteries in the field.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded February 2007
  • Employees 5
  • Website bionic-power.com

Company Summary

Bionic Power's PowerWalk generates an average of 12 Watts of power from walking on mixed terrain. The harvested power can be used to recharge batteries in the field. Company is private, with funding from angels and customers. Canadian Military, U.S Army, and DARPA have invested in the product development.

Team

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    Yad Garcha
    CEO

    Mr. Garcha's venture-capital background spans nearly two decades in the biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical sectors. A former senior vice-president at GrowthWorks Capital, Mr. Garcha also worked at the Business Development Bank of Canada. As a VC, Mr. Garcha backed Angiotech, Anormed (sold to Genzyme) and Creo Products (sold to Kodak). Mr. Garcha earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of British Columbia, and an

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    Clive Mullins
    Chief Engineer

    Clive Mullins has been doing hardware product development for over 20 years. Most recently, he was at Delta-Q Technologies managing the development of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle battery charger. Previously, he spent six years doing power supply design at Ciena Networks. Before that, he spent ten years at Nortel Networks working on ASIC, circuit board and power supply design. He holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo

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    Max Donelan
    CSO

    Dr. Donelan is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Physiology and Associate Member of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University near Vancouver, British Columbia. He has a Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from Berkeley, and his achievements have been recognized by the American Society of Biomechanics, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Rese

Advisors

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    Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Auditors: BDO
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Mike Volker's Seed fund| Local Angels and family
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    Canadian Military, U.S. Army and DARPA (current funders of development)
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